Crosscurrents of Translation Between German and Hebrew

WhenApril 20, 2017 10:00am - 6:00pm
WhereFranke Institute for the Humanities
Contact InformationChicago Center for Jewish Studies
DescriptionThis workshop will explore various aspects of the reception of Hebrew Literature in Europe and in particular Germany. The conversation will be framed historically, as a discussion of the European roots of modern Hebrew literature, and contemporarily, as a conversation about the current reception of Hebrew literature in Europe, both within and outside of academia. The workshop will conclude with the keynote lecture by Anat Feinberg, Visiting Patinkin Professor of Israel Studies at the University of Chicago and Professor of Hebrew and Jewish Literature at the Hochschule für Jüdische Studien in Heidelberg. The lecture is entitled, "A Biblical Prophet from the Alps: A Tale of World Literature and Jewish Culture." The event is sponsored by the Chicago Center for Jewish Studies with funding from the June and Harold Patinkin Endowment and by The Franke Institute for the Humanities.
CategoriesConferences/Lectures, Lectures, Workshops
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