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Taubman Lectures 2016 | Michael Gluzman: “The Poetry of the Drowned: Sovereignty and Melancholia after 1948”
Feb 29, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Chair in Jewish Studies presents
The 2016 Taubman Lectures
“The Poetry of the Drowned: Sovereignty and Melancholia after 1948”
The three-part lecture series will be held on
Monday, February 22, 2016 at 5pm
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 5pm
Monday February 29, 2016 at 5pm,
with a reception at 6:30
at The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94720
Professor Michael Gluzman is Chair of the Literature Department at Tel Aviv University. Gluzman completed his doctorate in Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley, and is the author of The Politics of Canonicity: Lines of Resistance in Modernist Hebrew Poetry (2003) and The Zionist Body: Nationalism, Gender and Sexuality in Modern Hebrew Literature (2007), as well as articles such as “’To endow suffering with elegance’: Dahlia Ravikovitch and the Poetry of the Statehood Generation” (2008), and “Sovereignty and Melancholia: Israeli Poetry after 1948” (2012). Gluzman is co-author (with Hanan Hever and Dan Miron) of In the City of Slaughter (2005), and co-editor ofTimes of Change: Jewish literatures in the Modern Era (2008).