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Monday, 29 December

714. Translating Classics to and from Yiddish

9:00–10:15 p.m., Pacific Suite C, Marriott

Program arranged by the American Association of Professors of Yiddish

Presiding: Seth L. Wolitz, Univ. of Texas, Austin

1. “Retranslating Sholem-Aleichem: Three Current Efforts,” Aliza Shevrin, Ann Arbor, MI

2. “Yehoyesh ‘Taught Yiddish . . . to Thunder and Lighten,’” Marvin Zuckerman, Los Angeles Valley Coll., CA

3. “Abraham Asen’s Contribution to American Jewish Literature: The Judaization of Byron,” Sheila A. Spector, Brooklyn, NY

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