Yale University’s Program of Judaic Studies and the Department of Comparative Literature Present the
Yale Annual Seminar on Modern Hebrew Literature and Jewish Literatures
MIGRATION AND IMMIGRATION
IN MODERN HEBREW LITERATURE AND JEWISH LITERATURES
WEDNESDAY, MAY 10
10:30 am Professor Chana Kronfeld, UC Berkeley Keynote: Migration and Immigration in Modern Hebrew Literature
1:00 pm Professor Adam Rovner, University of Denver American Jewish Literature
3:30 pm ...
Yale Comparative Literature Open Forum presents:
Prof. Marc Caplan (Judaic Studies)
“An Overture to Modernism: Georg Büchner, Karl-Emil Franzos, and the Evolution of Alban Berg’s Wozzeck.”
This lecture will discuss the textual history of Georg Büchner’s posthumous dramatic fragment Woyzeck, from its first publication in the 1870s, forty years after Büchner’s death, to its theatrical debut just before World War I, to its transformation into Alban Berg’s first opera, ...
THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE PRESENTS
Andrew B. Hammond Professor of French and Comparative Literature
“In Praise of Depth: or, How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Hidden”
Monday, March 27, 5 pm
The Comparative Literature Library
Old Campus, Bingham Hall
Reception to Follow
Princeton University has acquired Professor Roberto González Echevarría’s collection of correspondence with Spanish, Latin American, and French writers of note. It will be in Princeton University’s Firestone Library under his name. The collection is titled: Roberto González Echevarría Collection on Severo Sarduy and Other Latin American Writers.
Read more about the collection.
“Roberto González Echevarría is a Cuban-born critic and Sterling Professor of Hispanic and Comparative Literature at...
Moira Weigel, graduate student in Comparative Literature and Film and Media, was named to the Harvard Society of Fellows in December. Weigel’s fellowship with the Harvard Society of Fellows will allow her to revise her dissertation into a book and begin a third book project as well as writing essays and occasional criticism.
Her dissertation, entitled Animating Modernism: Cinema, Animals, and the Prehistories of Posthumanism, explores modernism’s twin fascinations with nonhuman animals and ...