Thursday, 06 January
69. Retheorizing Modernism in Yiddish Poetry
1:45–3:00 p.m., 301B, LA Convention Center
A special session
Presiding: Chana Kronfeld, Univ. of California, Berkeley
1. “Murdered Modernism: Peretz Markish and the Legacy of the Soviet Yiddish Avant-Garde,” Chana Kronfeld
2. “Between Warsaw and New York: Kadya Moldowsky and the Circulation of Modernist Yiddish Poetry,” Allison Schachter, Vanderbilt Univ.
3. “What to Expect When You’re Not Expecting: Against Linear Historiography in Yiddish Women’s Modernism,” Zohar Weiman-Kelman, Univ. of California, Berkeley