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My 30 Years on The Road Looking for the Litvaks in their Native Lands by Dovid Katz

August 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm SAST

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This talk will give a personal history of a Yiddish dialectologist (and son of a Litvak Yiddish poet), from New York to London to Oxford to Yale to Vilnius.

Dovid Katz, a Vilnius-based Yiddish and Holocaust scholar, has taught at Oxford, Yale and Vilnius universities. He edits the web journal Defending History and is at work on  a new Yiddish Cultural Dictionary.

This event forms part of the Mervyn Smith Memorial Lecture Series

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August 18, 2020
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm SAST


Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre
021 462 5553
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