12th Lavy Colloquium

12th Lavy Colloquium FlierNov. 6-7, 2017

New Frontiers in the Study of Modern Hebrew Literature

Monday, Nov. 6

9:15 a.m. — Welcoming Words, Neta Stahl

9:30 — Karen Grumberg, The University of Texas at Austin
Norwegian Modernism and Hebrew Literary Culture

10:30-10:45 — Coffee Break

10:45 —Neta Stahl, Johns Hopkins University
“That Secret Weapon”: God in Dahlia Ravikovitch’s Anti-War Poetry

11:45 — Shachar Pinksar, University of Michigan
How to Write Feuilleton in Hebrew? Journalism, Literature, and the Public Sphere

12:45-2 p.m. —Lunch Break

2 — Lital Levy, Princeton University
Temporality in Oz’s Nevadim ve-tsefa (Nomad and Viper) and Kanafani’s Ma tabaqqu la-kim (All That’s Left to You)

3 — Adriana Jacobs, Oxford University
Zombie Memories: Hezy Leskly and the Poetry of Survival

4-4:30 — Coffee Break

4:30 —Uri Cohen, Tel Aviv University
The Location of Literature: Utopia, Distopia and the Age of Real (E) State

5:30 —Michael Guzman, Tel Aviv University
Financial Times? Brenner and the Novel

7:30-9 — Round Table

Tuesday, Nov. 7

9:30-11:45 a.m. — Hebrew Poetry Today: A Round Table
Special Guest: Shachar-Mario Moredechai

Free and open to the public.

The Smokler Center for Jewish Life, 3109 N. Charles Street

For additional information, please contact Mary Otterbein, 410-516-5322 or motterb@jhu.edu.