Northwestern Events Calendar

Apr
18
2021

"In-Between": Arab-Jews in Palestine/Eretz Israel at the Turn of the 20th Century

When: Sunday, April 18, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Central

Where: Online

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: Middle East and North African Studies

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings

Description:

ARAB-JEWISH CULTURE, IDENTITY AND LANGUAGE - PAST AND PRESENT

"In-Between": Arab-Jews in Palestine/Eretz Israel at the Turn of the 20th Century

Guest speakers:

“Oriental Jews - Between Local Arabs and the Zionist Movement” 
Abigail Jacobson - Senior Lecturer in the Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, The Hebrew University 

“Sephardi Intellectual Visions between Partitions and Translations” 
Yuval Evri - Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, King's College London

“Esther Azhari Moyal: A Jewish Woman in the Arab Renaissance” 
Lital Levy - Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Princeton University 

Chair:

İpek Kocaömer Yosmaoğlu, Associate Professor, Department of History, Northwestern University 

First of five discussions and performances in the series Arab-Jewish Culture, Identity and Language - Past and Present

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