Nov. 3, Dec. 1: ‘Yiddish Wit and Wisdom’

| October 31, 2011

Two presentations by Ethan Schuman on “Yiddish Wit and Wisdom” take place Nov. 3 and Dec. 1.

Schuman will provide an introduction into the rich Yiddish culture and language, as well as information on the derivation of Yiddish thought and humor and its influence on American literature and the entertainment industry. Films, songs and texts illustrating the geography of Jewish thought and societies will be included. The lectures are sponsored by the International Languages and Cultures Department.

Dates/Time: Thursday, Nov. 3 and Thursday, Dec. 1, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Library Conference Room
Admission: Free

Note: To receive one credit for attending, sign up for ILC 2150.11.

 

 

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