Leading scholars are coming to Stockholm on March 3-4, 2018 to talk about Yiddish mass culture, movies, literature and the press.
Stefanie Halpern, USA – Yiddish Theater in America: Second Avenue to Broadway.
Joshua Sobol, Israel – The Journey of Yiddish Drama from Folklore to Realism and Social Drama.
Beila Titelman, Sweden – Hidden Treasures in Yiddish Literature – Poetry by Women
Eddy Portnoy, USA – How Newspapers Made Jews Modern: The Story of the Yiddish Press
Jan Schwarz, Denmark – Survivors and Exiles: Yiddish Culture after the Holocaust
Eric Goldman, USA – A renaissance for Yiddish Cinema
Concluding discussion – It sounds Better in Yiddish. Moderator: Sarah Schulman
Music: Shura Lipovsky & Karsten Troyke med musiker.
Organized by: Judisk Kultur, Jiddischsällskapet & YIVO
Get your ticket here: https://billetto.se/en/e/det-later-battre-pa-jiddisch-tickets-252392