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Sunday, 28 December

308. Yiddish and the City

1:45–3:00 p.m., Sierra Suite E, Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Yiddish Literature

Presiding: Anne Eakin Moss, Johns Hopkins Univ.

1. “The Corridors of Berlin: Proximity, Peripherality, and Surveillance in Dovid Bergelson’s Boardinghouse Stories,” Marc Caplan, Johns Hopkins Univ.

2. “Speaking Nyuyorkish: The Language of American Yiddish Modernism,” Sarah Ponichtera, Columbia Univ.

3. “What Thieves Are Good For: The Case of Urke Nachalnik,” Larisa Privalskaya, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

For copies of abstracts, write to aeakinmoss@jhu.edu after 1 Dec.

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