Events

Sep
20
Fri
Tomer Persico @ Mattin Center room 162
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Tomer Persico

Fellow and Scholar in Residence of the Shalom Hartman Institute and Koret Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish and Israel Studies at U.C. Berkeley.

Title:  TBA

September 20,2019

11AM

162 Mattin Center

Oct
11
Fri
Jeremy Kargon Associate Professor, Morgan State University @ Mergenthaler 366
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Jeremy Kargon

Associate Professor

School of Architecture and planning, Morgan State Unversity

Under Construction: Alternative Spaces of Discourse at the National Library of Isreal

October 11 at noon

Merg 366

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
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

Tiptoed Waiting: Charney, Glatstein, and Margolin’s World Literatures”

Mikhail Krutikov               University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Critics in Uniforms: Reading Soviet Yiddish Literature through NKVD (Secret Police) Reports, 1938-1948″

Beatrice Lang                     Johns Hopkins University

Title to be determined

Agi Legutko                        Columbia University

Critics in Uniforms: Reading Soviet Yiddish Literature through NKVD (Secret Police) Reports, 1938-1948″

Barbara Mann                   Jewish Theological Seminary

Title to be determined

Kenneth Moss                   Johns Hopkins University

Title to be determined

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

Title to be determined

Sunny Yudkoff                   University of Wisconsin, Madison

“The Aesthetics of Old Age”