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UM Frankel Center Event: Wieseneck Symposium

January 17 @ 1:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Cost: Free

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 judaicstuies@umich.edu or 734-763-9047.

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Date:
January 17
Time:
1:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://lsa.umich.edu/judaic/news-events/all-events.detail.html/57436-14193506.html

Organizer

University of Michigan Frankel Center for Judaic Studies
Phone:
7346158503
Email:
js-event-coord@umich.edu
Website:
https://lsa.umich.edu/judaic

Other

Event Area of Town
Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti
Organization Name
None
Open to the Community
Yes

Venue

Rackham Assembly Hall

915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 united States
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