Northwestern Events Calendar

May
2
2021

Arab-Jewish Culture in Israel Today: Producers, Consumers, and Gatekeepers

When: Sunday, May 2, 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

Arab-Jewish Culture in Israel Today: Producers, Consumers, and Gatekeepers

Guest Speakers:

“Arab-Jewish Language, Poetry, Literature, and Activism in Israel” 
Almog Behar - Lecturer in the Department of Literature, Tel Aviv University 

“Little ‘Maghrebs' in the Promised Land: Moroccaness in Israel” 
Yigal Shalom Nizri - Lecturer in the Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto 

“The Mizrahi Petition to the Supreme Court Against the ‘Nation-State’ Law” 
Netta Amar-Shiff - Attorney specializing in human rights and international humanitarian law. 

Chair:

Wendy Pearlman, Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence, Department of Political Science, Northwestern University 

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

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