[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements--One-week course on history of Yiddish theater, Gratz College July 20-24

Victor Bers victor.bers at yale.edu
Thu Jun 4 16:49:57 EDT 2009

MENDELE Yiddish Language and Literature
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June 4, 2009

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Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 12:33:29 -0400
From: Michael Steinlauf <msteinlauf at earthlink.net>
Subject: Mendele Personal

Philadelphia and svive Mendelyaner may be interested in the course I'm 
teaching this summer at Gratz College. It's an intensive one week course 
on the history of Yiddish theater that will run July 20-24. From the 

This course surveys the history of Yiddish theater from its origins in 
premodern Jewish folkways into the present, from the popular theater of 
Avrom Goldfaden and New York's Second Avenue to the artistic achievements 
of the Vilna Troupe and the Moscow State Yiddish Theater. We will read 
theater history, study plays,and watch excerpts of performances.

For those of you who don't know me, I'm theater editor of the recently 
published YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe.

For further information, you can e-mail me. You can register at 
www.gratz.edu or by calling Hope Matles at 215 635 7300 x 172.

Michael Steinlauf <msteinlauf at earthlink.net>

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