The reception of David Grossman
and Hebrew literature in Europe and the US
Venice, Italy on March 14-16, 2011

The conference is a collaboration between Stanford University (California) and Ca' Foscari University (Venice). The goal of this conference is to bring together scholars, literary editors, publishers and translators of Hebrew literature. The first day of the conference will be focused on David Grossman’s latest novel and the second day will be devoted to new emerging voices in Hebrew literature.

Conference Chairs:
Emanuela Trevisan Semi, Ca'Foscari University, Venice
Vered Karti Shemtov, Stanford University, California
Amir Eshel, Stanford University, California

Graduate student support:
Noam Pines, Stanford University

Administrative support:
Linda Huynh, Stanford University
Ruth Tarnopolsky, Stanford University












The conference is cosponsored by the Taube Center for Jewish Studies, Stanford University with support from the Shoshana and Martin Gerstel Conference Fund Symposium.
In cosponsorship with Ca'Foscari University, Venice Center for International Jewish Studies, Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages and the Europe Center at Stanford.