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Friday, 29 December

422. Foregrounding Yiddish

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Commonwealth Hall A2, Loews

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Yiddish Literature

Presiding: Alan Astro, Trinity Univ.

1. “Recovering Avot Yeshurun’s First Yiddish Poem,” Adriana X. Tatum, Princeton Univ.

2. “Yiddish as a Dybbuk in Hebrew Literary History,” Ken Frieden, Syracuse Univ.

3. “Yiddish on the Screen: Jewish Vernacular Languages, Then and Now,” Jeffrey A. Shandler, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

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