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Tuesday, 28 December

187. Yiddish Literature and Society

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Anthony, Loews

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Yiddish Literature

Presiding: Joel B. Berkowitz, State Univ. of New York, Albany

1. “The Smoke of Civilization: Fantasy as Social Critique in Mendele’s Di Kliatshe,” Marc Caplan, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

2. “Shmuel Niger and the Canonization of Yiddish,” Barry Trachtenberg, State Univ. of New York, Albany

3. “Yiddish Literature and French Society,” Alan Astro, Trinity Univ.

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