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Wieseneck Symposium: Hebrew Literature Today: Israeli and Global Perspectives

University of Michigan Judaic Studies Faculty & Graduate Students and Authors: Maya Arad, Dory Manor, Ruby Namdar, Moshe Sakal
Thursday, January 17, 2019
1:30-8:00 PM
Assembly Hall Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.) Map
1:30 pm – symposium, 6:30 pm – Conversations with Authors

The symposium brings four writers, who stand at the forefront of contemporary Hebrew literature in Israel and the US, in conversation with University of Michigan scholars and students. It features the highly acclaimed writers Maya Arad, Ruby Namdar, and Moshe Sakal, and the prize-winning poet, translator, and editor Dory Manor. Writers and scholars will discuss the meaning of writing Hebrew today in Israel and around the world, and the contacts between Hebrew and other languages. They will consider the challenges of translation, editing, and disseminating literature in a global context, as well as the political implications of Hebrew literature today.

The front entrance of Rackham, located on East Washington, is accessible by stairs and ramp. There are elevators on both the east and wends ends of the lobby. The assembly hall is on the fourth floor.
If you have a disability that requires an accommodation, contact the Judaic Studies office at judaicstudies@umich.edu or 734-763-9047.
Building: Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.)
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: Jewish Studies, Literature
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Judaic Studies