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Hebrew Forum

Instructor: Vered Karti Shemtov
Office Hours: by appointment.
Email:   vshemtov@stanford.edu

The Hebrew forum meets once a week. Conversations with Israeli scholars. All the conversations are in Hebrew although they will be targeted for advanced level and not only for native speakers. Advanced students can take it for 2 or 4 units or they can just join the forum whenever they want.

No units: no commitments
For 2 units: Attend all sessions with guest scholars, and write a short assignment on the topic
For 4 units: Attend Tue and Thu session. Guest speakers seesion and meet with the instructors to work on the vocabulary related to the topic of the week's lecture

 

Tentative Plan 2012-13: Coming soon!

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Tentative Plan 2011-12:

September 27: Professor Tal Goldn, History of Science, University of California, San Diego

October 4: Professor Sam Wineburg, Margaret Jacks Professor of Education and (by courtesy) of History

October 11: Renana Keidar, PhD Student, will discusslLegal issues in Israel

October 18th: Moshe Sakal, Author

October 25: Ruth Hershberg, Stanford and Technion (Israel), Professor of Biology.

November 1st: TBD

November 8th: Professor Ari Dubnov, Intelectual History

November 15th: TBD

Special date: November 30th, 12:00 : Eskol Nevo, Author

December 6: Maya Arad, Author