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Thursday, 06 January

69. Retheorizing Modernism in Yiddish Poetry

1:45–3:00 p.m., 301B, LA Convention Center

A special session

Presiding: Chana Kronfeld, Univ. of California, Berkeley

1. “Murdered Modernism: Peretz Markish and the Legacy of the Soviet Yiddish Avant-Garde,” Chana Kronfeld

2. “Between Warsaw and New York: Kadya Moldowsky and the Circulation of Modernist Yiddish Poetry,” Allison Schachter, Vanderbilt Univ.

3. “What to Expect When You’re Not Expecting: Against Linear Historiography in Yiddish Women’s Modernism,” Zohar Weiman-Kelman, Univ. of California, Berkeley

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