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September 2007 at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

A conference on Sami Michael and Jewish Iraqi Literature

Wednesday, September 5th, 8:00 PM
Stanford Humanities Center - 424 Santa Teresa Avenue
Vered Shemtov, AME & and Co-Director, Taube Center for Jewish Studies, Stanford University: Opening Remarks
Nancy Berg, Jewish, Islamic & Near Eastern Studies, Washington University in St. Louis: Sami Michael and Jewish Iraqi Literature
Sami Michael in an interview with Uri S. Cohen, Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures, Columbia University

Thursday, September 6th, 9:30 am 7:00 pm
Newhall Room at GSB: L-109
Friday, September 7th 2:00 pm.
Terrace room, 4th floor, Building 460

Lectures by: Robert Alter, Nancy Berg, Nitza Ben-Dov, Nancy gold, Lital Levy, Vered Shemtov, Batya Shimoni, Sasson Somekh, Ella Shohat, Yigal Schwartz, Najem Wali, Salem Jurban, Naama Levintal, Edna Amir Coffin
Special Screening of the movie: Between Two Notes, Directed by Florence Strauss

For the entire program go to Sami Michael and Jewish Iraqi Literature conference website

Monday, Sept. 10th, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Encina Hall, 2nd floor, CISAC Central Conference Room

Jewish Life in Berlin and Germany Today
Drs. Hermann Simon and Deborah Simon, Judaicum Foundation

Co-sponsors: Forum on Contemporary Europe and German Consulate of San Francisco