Event announcment: Jerold Frakes on early Yiddish literature at Radcliffe next Wednesday

The next event in the Radcliffe Fellows speakers series will take place next Wednesday, 6 November, at 4 p.m. in the Sheerr Room of Fay House, featuring Jerold Frakes on “Cultural Revolution in Ashkenaz: The Emergence of Early Yiddish Literature.” Frakes, professor of English at the University of Buffalo, is a scholar of medieval German and Jewish literature, and the author of Brides and Doom: Gender, Property and Power in Medieval German Women’s Epic (U of Pennsylvania Press, 1994) and Vernacular and Latin Literary Discourses of the Muslim Other in Medieval Germany (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2011). For more information, please visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

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