Professor Hana Wirth-Nesher's visit is the fourth in a series of visits to the Illinois campus by prominent Israeli writers and critics, all under the same auspices. Hana Wirth-Nesher is Professor of English and American Literature at Tel Aviv University where she is also the Samuel L. and Perry Haber Chair on the Study of the Jewish Experience in the United States and the Director of the Goldreich Family Institute for Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture. She is the author of City Codes: Reading the Modern Urban Novel (Cambridge) and Call It English: The Languages of Jewish American Literature (Princeton), and the editor of What is Jewish Literature? and co-editor of the Cambridge Companion to Jewish American Literature. She has published numerous essays on Jewish, English, and American Literature.
1/30/17 - 7:30 pm - "Whose Story? Exploring Jewish-American Autobiography in Phillip Roth and Amoz Oz", Levis Faculty Center Reading Room
1/31/2007 - Noon Workshop
Brown bag. "A Jewish Feminist in Israel: Reflections" - Gender and Women's Studies, 911 South Sixth Street
Sponsored by Gender and Women's Studies
Noon Workshop - "On Being an Anglo-Saxon in Israel" - Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building.
Sponsored by the Program in South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
7:30 pm - "On Being an American and a NonOrthodox Jew in Israel" - Sinai Temple, Champaign
4:00 pm - The Yiddish Atlantic: Trans-National Jewish American Literature, 145 Lincoln Hall
Co-sponsored by the Trowbridge Office of American Literature, Culture and Society