Amsterdam Yiddish Symposium 7 - 'Ashkenazi Languages: Between Yiddish and Hebrew'

The 7th edition of the annual Amsterdam Yiddish Symposium will take place on 10 January 2012 in the Goethe-Institut. This year's theme is 'Ashkenazi Languages: Between Yiddish and Hebrew'.

Programma:

13.00 - 13.15 Opening (prof. Shlomo Berger)

13.15 - 14.15 Prof. Jean Baumgarten (EHESS, Parijs):
The Seyfer ha-minhogin by Shimon ben Yehuda ha-Levi Guenzburg (Venice 1593) and the origin of a tradition of Old Yiddish literature

14.15 – 14.30 Coffee

14.30 – 15.30 Prof. Ken Frieden (Syracuse University):
Translation as Inspiration: Sources of Modern Yiddish and Hebrew Literature

15.30 – 15.45 Coffee

15.45 – 16.45 Dr. Yael Chaver (University of California, Berkeley):
Between Languages: Hebrew and Yiddish in the Early Work of Brenner and Agnon

16.45 – 17.30 Reception

Date: 
10 January 2012
10 Jan 2012
Europe/Amsterdam