Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Angell Hall 3222
Speakers: Gil Hochberg, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, University of California Los Angeles; Ruth Tsoffar, Associate Professor of Women´s Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Michigan; Ramon Stern, PhD Candidate in Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan. Respondents: Anton Shammas, Professor of Comparative Literature, Modern Middle Eastern Literature and Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan; Gil Anidjar, Associate Professor of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies and Religion, Columbia University. 3.30pm Keynote address by writer Albert Swissa, "Bound Together: Ishmael as the Ever Present Absence in Isaac´s Binding"
Gil Hochberg, Ruth Tsoffar, Ramon Stern