Sholem Aleichem at 150 - Celebrating the Yiddish Comic Master
A symposium on the 150th anniversary of Sholem Aleichem - presented by the UCLA Center for Jewish Studies
Sunday, November 08, 20091:00 PM - 5:00 PM
314 Royce Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
1:00 pm Introduction by Justin Cammy (UCLA)
1:15 pm Olga Litvak (Clark University) - Literature and Theft: Sholem Aleichem's "Penknife" as Mastertext of Modern Yiddish Fiction
1:45 pm Marcus Moseley (Northwestern University) - You Can Go Home Again: Sholem Aleichem and the Family Romance
2:15 pm Q&A Session
2:45 pm Performance by Caraid O'Brien and Aaron Beall - Narrate This: A World Premiere Extravaganza!
3:45 pm Break
4:00 pm Roundtable Discussion with Justin Cammy, Olga Litvak, Marcus Moseley, and Caraid O'Brien
While the event is free and open to the public, pre-registration is required. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the RSVP line at (310) 267-5327 to register.
Sponsor(s): Center for European and Eurasian Studies, Center for Jewish Studies, UCLA/Mellon Program on the Holocaust in American & World Culture, Yiddishkayt Los Angeles