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April 2010 at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

Thursday, April 1, 2010  12:00 noon
Bldg 240, Room 201
Hagit Halperin, Department of Hebrew Literature, Tel Aviv University
Avraham Shlonsky, Sturm und Drang—The Rebellion Against Bialik (in Hebrew)
Hebrew@Stanford

Thursday, April 8, 2010  7:30 pm
Kehillah Hall - Koret Pavilion at the Ziff Center – Hillel at Stanford
Creative Resistance in the Holocaust - How did creative art arise
from duress — and to what end?  A Talk with Live Music, Images, Poetry
John Felstiner, Department of English, Stanford University with Mary Felstiner, Emeritus, Department of History, San Francisco State University

Friday, April 9, 2010 12:00 noon
Kehillah Hall - Koret Pavilion at the Ziff Center – Hillel at Stanford
Rabbi David Weiss Halivni
, Professor Emeritus of Classical Jewish Civilization, Columbia University
Does a Holocaust Survivor Study the Talmud Differently?
Text & Culture Series

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 12:00 noon
Kehillah Hall - Koret Pavilion at the Ziff Center – Hillel at Stanford
Etgar Keret, Author
In  Conversation
Hebrew Literature Reading Circle 
Co-sponsored by Hillel at Stanford

Thursday, April 15, 2010 12:00 noon
Bldg. 360- Conference Room 
Prof. Dalia Gavriely-Nuri, Bar-Ilan University and Hadassah College, Jerusalem
War as Culture: The Israeli Case
This event is sponsored by the Gratch Foundation.

Tuesday, April 20  1:30 PM
Kehillah Hall - Koret Pavilion at the Ziff Center – Hillel at Stanford
Amir Gutfreund
, Author
“Reflections on my origins as an author, and the long and winding road until I became one”
Co-sponsored by Hillel at Stanford

THE SHOSHANA AND MARTIN GERSTEL CONFERENCE FUND SYMPOSIUM
Conference: At Home in Diaspora, Diaspora At Home
Public event: Sunday, April 25 5:00 pm
Sunday & Monday, April 25-26, 2010
Levinthal Hall, SHC
Co-sponsored by CCSRE, AAAS and Stanford Humanities Center

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 12:00 noon
Bldg. 260- Room 216
Lital LevyAssistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University
Hebrew, Arabic, and What’s In-Between: Language and Metalanguage in the Literature of Israel/Palestine
Co-sponsored by The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Mediterranean Studies Forum and the Department of Comparative Literature

April 2010 Jewish Studies co-sponsored events

Religious Studies presents:
Ra'anan Boustan, University of California in Los Angeles
The Rabbinic Sage as Martyred Saint: Transformations of Jewish Narrative & Liturgy in Late Antiquity 
Thursday, April 29, 2010  5:15 pm

Encina Hall West - Room 208