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  1. Ruth Franklin is a book critic and former editor at The New Republic who is writing a new biography of Anne Frank for the Yale Jewish Lives series. Her book Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life (2016) won numerous awards, including the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography, and was named a New York Times Notable Book of 2016, a Time magazine top nonfiction book of 2016, and a “best …more

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  2. Book Talk with Jessica Emami

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    Sociology
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  3. Co-sponsored by The Humanities Lab, the Literature Department, the Center for Jewish Studies, and the German Program of World Languages and Cultures this event is a poetry reading and Q&A by Professor Joshua Weiner from his new translation of Nelly Sachs's Flight and Metamorphosis (Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 2022).. One of the great German poets of the 20th century, Nelly Sachs (1891-1970) is …more

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    Department of Literature
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  4. The Center for Israel Studies and Department of Literature continue their Israeli Writers Series in 2023 with an exciting evening in conversation with award-winning Israeli author Omer Friedlander and Professor Lauren Strauss. Please join us!

    A Starworks Fellow in Fiction at New York University, Omer Friedlander is the author of the short story collection, "The Man Who Sold Air in the Holy …more

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  5. Alumni of the MFA in Creative Writing program will read from published works followed by Q&A.

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    Department of Literature
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  6. Former president of Hebrew University of Jeruselem, Menachem Ben-Sasson will give the Amos Perlmutter Memorial lecture.

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    Center for Israel Studies
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  7. Department of Philosophy and Religion's Annual Durfee Lecture

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    Philosophy and Religion
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  8. This talk will focus on new lines of research on the works of the influential Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986). Recent years have seen the publication of many of his reading notes (starting with the book by Rosato and Álvarez), his editorial work (Benedict), his manuscripts and compositional practices (Balderston), his talks and courses (Blanco) and his work life (Saítta and others).…more

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    World Languages and Cultures
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  9. Department of Philosophy and Religion's Annual Hurst Lecture.

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    Philosophy and Religion
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  10. PPJ is releasing their 21st annual print journal. We will have an off-campus guest (currently in the works) and allow for other organizations to table in the back of the room. It's a bit of an expose style.

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    Public Purpose Journal
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