CFP: Yiddish and Christianity: Yiddish Literature Discussion Group (3/20/07; MLA '07)

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Caplan
contact email: 
acaplan4@jhu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
MLA Convention 2007 (Chicago)
Discussion Group on Yiddish Literature

Yiddish and Christianity. Yiddish emerged and developed within
Christian Europe. How did this effect the language and its culture?
What attitudes have Christians adopted towards Yiddish? How do
Yiddish literature and other cultural forms portray Christians? How
do modern Yiddish writers depict Jesus?

Abstracts (500 words, maximum) to be sent by March 20 to Beatrice Caplan,
<bcaplan7_at_jhu.edu>

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cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches