[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices and Announcements: Jan. 2015 MLA panel on contemporary Yiddish--call for papers

Victor Bers victor.bers at yale.edu
Sun May 25 12:19:23 EDT 2014

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January 2015

Contemporary Yiddish: Literature, Theatre, and Film

Reports of the death of Yiddish have been greatly exaggerated. This panel
explores Yiddish-language culture in various media since 1980.

250-word abstracts by March 15th to Jerold Frakes, jcfrakes at buffalo.edu


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