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October 2021

Remote Lecture: Radical Stillness: Reading Velocity in Yiddish Anti-Fascist Poetics

October 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Remote Lecture: Oct 28, 5:30pm. Registration on Eventbrite is required; tickets on sale Oct 18, 6pm: https://radicalstillness.eventbrite.com   Morris, Ida and Alan Heilig Lecture with Anna Elena Torres, University of Chicago. Radical Stillness: Reading Velocity in Yiddish Anti-Fascist Poetics In the midst of war, forced mobility, and mechanical acceleration, how did poets of the transnational Yiddish avant-garde theorize stillness? This talk examines the poetics of speed, stillness, and velocity in the Yiddish poetry, social theory, and manifestos of Perets Markish,…

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