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Friday, 28 December

222A. Yiddish and Christianity

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Parlor G, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Yiddish Literature

Presiding: Beatrice Lang Caplan, Johns Hopkins Univ.

1. “Authentic Yiddishkeit for Christians and the Jüdischer Sprach-Meister,” Jordan D. Finkin, Univ. of Oxford

2. “‘I’ and ‘We’ at the Jewish-Christian Divide: Modulations of Female Solitude and Alienation in Fradl Shtok’s Story ‘Der erts-bishof,’” Violet M. Lutz, Univ. of Pennsylvania

3. “Between Irony and Empathy: The Yiddish-Speaking Jesus,” Amelia Glaser, Univ. of California, San Diego

For copies of abstracts, visit http://jsp.syr.edu/mla_conference_07.htm.

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