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15th Lavy Colloquium: Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish

November 11, 2019 - November 12, 2019

15th Lavy Colloquium
Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish
November 11 and 12
Smokler Center for Jewish Life, 3109 N. Charles Street
Marion Aptroot                 Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf
Implicit Ideas on Genre, Style and Aesthetics in 18th-Century Written Yiddish”
Marc Caplan
Dialogical Praxis: Multilingualism as Critique of the Kantian Sublime in Isaac Euchel’s Reb Henoch“
Ofer Dynes                         Hebrew University Jerusalem
The Verdict; or How to End a Yiddish Story”
Efrat Gal-Ed                        Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf
“On ‘Extraterritoriality’, ‘World Literature’ and ‘the Land of Yiddish’ in Programmatic Texts of the 1920s
Amelia Glaser                    University of California, San Diego
“Falshe Nayes?: Poetry and Polemics in Vokh, 1929” 
Mikhail Krutikov               University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Critics in Uniforms: Reading Soviet Yiddish Literature through NKVD (Secret Police) Reports, 1938-1948″
Agi Legutko                        Columbia University
Critics in Uniforms: Reading Soviet Yiddish Literature through NKVD (Secret Police) Reports, 1938-1948″
Barbara Mann                   Jewish Theological Seminary
The After Lives Had Gadya: Abstraction and Materiality in Yiddish Modernism
Harriet Murav                    University of Illinois
“Leyb Kvitko’s 1919: The Theory and Practice of Wild Poetry”
Samuel Spinner                 Johns Hopkins University
A Clinical Theory of the Novel”
Karolina Szymaniak         University of Wroclaw
Cultural Study of Metaphor? Nachman Blumental’s metaphorology and literary theory in Poland in the 1930″s
Sunny Yudkoff                   University of Wisconsin, Madison
“The Aesthetics of Old Age”

Event Details
Start:
November 11, 2019
End:
November 12, 2019
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Venue

The Smokler Center for Jewish Life @ The Smokler Center for Jewish Life
Baltimore, MD United States