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The Rise and Fall of Jewish New York Speech
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The Rise and Fall of Jewish New York Speech

February 4 , 2:00 pm

Free

Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust present a program exploring what distinguishes Jewish New York speech and its evolution over the last century. Featuring Dr. Michael Newman, Professor of Linguistics at Queens College, City University of New York; Heather Quinlan, writer and filmmaker who directed the documentary “If These Knishes Could Talk”; Dr. Deborah Tannen, bestselling author and Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University; and Dr. Elyse Graham, author of “You Talkin’ To Me?: The Unruly History of New York English.” Register here. Free or suggested donation of $10.

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Date:
February 4
Time:
2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://mjhnyc.org/events/the-rise-and-fall-of-jewish-new-york-speech/