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The Vilnius Summer Program in Yiddish was launched on 24th of July. This is the 30th year of the Program and 13th year in Vilnius. The program was founded by Professor Dovid Katz at Oxford in 1982 and relocated to Vilnius in 1998. Since 2001 the program has been an integral part of the Vilnius Yiddish Institute. The program offers four courses in Yiddish language and literature, ranging from beginners (Yiddish I) to advanced (Yiddish IV).
This year the programís faculty are Professors Dov-Ber Kerler (Indiana University, USA), Natalia Krynicka (Medem Library & University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), France), Abraham Lichtenbaum (IWO Foundation, Argentina) and Anna Verschik (Tallinn University, Estonia & University of Helsinki, Finland).
56 students from 13 countries came to study to the Vilnius Summer Program in Yiddish this year.
Photos from the Opening of the Program: https://picasaweb.google.com/104756389091802592477/2011SP_opening
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