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Wednesday, 30 December

622. Translating to and from Yiddish

8:30–9:45 a.m., Congress C, Loews

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Yiddish Literature

Presiding: Esther Leysorek Goodman, New York City Coll. of Tech., City Univ. of New York

1. “Mendel Lefin’s Originality as a Yiddish Translator,” Ken Frieden, Syracuse Univ.

2. “The ‘Gilgul’ of a Translation: Kadya Molodowsky’s ‘Eyl Khanun,’” Kathryn Ann Hellerstein, Univ. of Pennsylvania

3. “Singer’s Untranslatabilities: Translation as a Cross-Cultural Event,” Agnieszka Legutko, Columbia Univ.

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