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"Dybbuks, Golems, and Messiahs: Alternative Bodies in the Beginning of Hebrew Theatre"

When: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Central

Where: Kresge Hall, room 1515, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Nancy Gelman   847.491.2612

Group: The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

Co-Sponsor: Religious Studies Department

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Yair Lipshitz
Department of Theatre Arts, Tel Aviv University


Yair Lipshitz is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Theatre Arts at Tel Aviv University. He explores the various intersections between theatre, performance and Jewish religious traditions. He is the author of two books in Hebrew: The Holy Tongue, Comedy's Version: Intertextual Dramas on the Stage of 'A Comedy of Betrothal' (2010) and Embodied Tradition: Theatrical Performances of Jewish Texts (2016).


Free and open to the public ~ 847-491-2612

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