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China Through Yiddish Eyes

China Through Yiddish Eyes

Join Dr. Kathryn Hellerstein as she explores the poems and travel writings of Melech Ravitch from his visit to China in 1935. Ravitch was one of Warsaw’s most influential literary figures in the interwar period. His vivid, sometimes disturbing writings helps readers experience his own wonder at the novelty of traveling to these fabled places while drawing connections and a sense of familiarity between his Yiddish readers and der vayter mizrakh (the Far East).

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Sunday, February 17, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM


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