"The Book of Ruth and the Question of Migration: From S.Y. Agnon to Adi Nes" with Ilana Pardes

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

5:30 pm

Bldg. 360, Conference Room Map

Sponsored by:
Comparative Literature, Taube Center for Jewish Studies

Ilana Pardes is the Katharine Cornell Professor of Comparative Literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Director of the Center for Literary Studies. Her work has focused on the nexus of Bible, literature, and culture as well as on questions of aesthetics and hermeneutics. She is the author of Countertraditions in the Bible: A Feminist Approach (Harvard University Press, 1992), The Biography of Ancient Israel: National Narratives in the Bible (University of California Press, 2000), Melville’s Bibles (University of California, 2008); Agnon’s Moonstruck Lovers: The Song of Songs in Israeli Culture (The Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies, University of Washington Press, 2013), The Song of Songs: A Biography (Princeton University Press, Lives of Great Religious Books, 2019).

When:
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
5:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where:
Bldg. 360, Conference Room Map
Admission:

Free and open to the public

Tags:

Arts Diversity Education Lecture / Reading International Humanities Literary 

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends, Members
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