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Brian Horowitz, Tulane University

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Brian Horowitz
Sizeler Family Professor, Department of Jewish Studies
Tulane University
A Leap Across History, Vladimir Jabotinsky’s Zigzagging Path, 1920-1940

Tzahi Weiss Lecture

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Tzahi Weiss
Associate Professor, The Department of Literature, Language and the Arts, The Open University of Israel.
Rethinking Kabbalah: Kabbalistic literature, Jewish myth and the myths about the emergence of Kabbalah
November 4, 2019
Noon -1:30
Mergenthaler 366

15th Lavy Colloquium: Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish

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15th Lavy Colloquium
Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish
November 11 and 12
Smokler Center for Jewish Life, 3109 N. Charles Street
Marion Aptroot                 Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf
Implicit Ideas on Genre, Style and Aesthetics in 18th-Century Written Yiddish”
Marc Caplan
Dialogical Praxis: Multilingualism as Critique of the Kantian Sublime in Isaac Euchel’s Reb Henoch“
Ofer Dynes                         Hebrew University Jerusalem
The Verdict; or How to End a Yiddish Story”
Efrat Gal-Ed                        Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf
“On ‘Extraterritoriality’, ‘World Literature’ and ‘the Land of Yiddish’ in Programmatic Texts of the 1920s
Amelia Glaser                    University of California, San Diego
“Falshe Nayes?: Poetry and Polemics in Vokh, 1929” 
Mikhail Krutikov               University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Critics in Uniforms: Reading Soviet Yiddish Literature through NKVD (Secret Police) Reports, 1938-1948″
Agi Legutko                        Columbia University
Critics in Uniforms: Reading Soviet Yiddish Literature through NKVD (Secret Police) Reports, 1938-1948″
Barbara Mann                   Jewish Theological Seminary
The After Lives Had Gadya: Abstraction and Materiality in Yiddish Modernism
Harriet Murav                    University of Illinois
“Leyb Kvitko’s 1919: The Theory and Practice of Wild Poetry”
Samuel Spinner                 Johns Hopkins University
A Clinical Theory of the Novel”
Karolina Szymaniak         University of Wroclaw
Cultural Study of Metaphor? Nachman Blumental’s metaphorology and literary theory in Poland in the 1930″s
Sunny Yudkoff                   University of Wisconsin, Madison
“The Aesthetics of Old Age”

“The King of the Jews: Hayim Nachman Bialik:”

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“The King of the Jews: Hayim Nachman Bialik” Screening and Conversation with the Creator of The Hebrews, Yair Qedar

An Overture to Modernism: George Buchner, Karl-Emil Franzos and the Evolution of Alban Berg’s Wozzeck

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Professor Marc Caplan

Louis Brandeis’s Right to Privacy and the Democratic Uses of Sabbatianism

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Professor Nan Goodman
University of Colorado

Elchanan Reiner: “The Tree and the Cave: The Galilean Sacred Space”, Lecture in Hebrew

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The first of the Inaugrual Ada Rapoport-Albert Lectures, a series of three lectures by Elchanan Reiner on the topic Meron: Three Chapters in the Religious World of the Galilean Jew in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages.

The lectures will be delivered in Hebrew and are open to the public at https://zoom.us/j/91216474957

Elchanan Reiner is the Academic Director of the National Library of Israel, Jerusalem, and Professor of History at Tel Aviv University.

For more information, please email Yitzhak Melamed at ymelame1@jhu.edu.

Elchanan Reiner: “The Galilean Foundational Story: Between Biblical and Tannaic Narratives”, Lecture in Hebrew

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The second of the Inaugrual Ada Rapoport-Albert Lectures, a series of three lectures by Elchanan Reiner on the topic Meron: Three Chapters in the Religious World of the Galilean Jew in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages.

The lectures will be delivered in Hebrew and are open to the public at https://zoom.us/j/91216474957

Elchanan Reiner is the Academic Director of the National Library of Israel, Jerusalem, and Professor of History at Tel Aviv University.

For more information, please email Yitzhak Melamed at ymelame1@jhu.edu.

Elchanan Reiner: “Liturgy and Ritual: Ziara and Pilgrimage”, Lecture in Hebrew

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The third of the Inaugrual Ada Rapoport-Albert Lectures, a series of three lectures by Elchanan Reiner on the topic Meron: Three Chapters in the Religious World of the Galilean Jew in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages.

The lectures will be delivered in Hebrew and are open to the public at https://zoom.us/j/91216474957

Elchanan Reiner is the Academic Director of the National Library of Israel, Jerusalem, and Professor of History at Tel Aviv University.

For more information, please email Yitzhak Melamed at ymelame1@jhu.edu.

Arie Dubnov: “Hebraic Mediterraneità? Revisionist Zionism, Fascist Italy, and the Judea Navalis (marine Judea) Fantasy”, Zoom lecture

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To attend the lecture, please follow this link.

This lecture is part of the Fall 2020 Lecture Series of the Stulman Program in Jewish Studies. For further information, contact Neta Stahl at nstahl@jhu.edu.