Events

Oct
25
Fri
Brian Horowitz, Tulane University @ Mergenthaler 366
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Brian Horowitz

Sizeler Family Professor, Department of Jewish Studies

Tulane University

A Leap Across History, Vladimir Jabotinsky’s Zigzagging Path, 1920-1940

Nov
4
Mon
Tzahi Weiss Lecture @ Mergenthaler 366
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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

Nov
11
Mon
15th Lavy Colloquium: Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish @ The Smokler Center for Jewish Life
Nov 11 – Nov 12 all-day

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”