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Jews and Africans in the Literary Imagination

Jews and Africans in the Literary Imagination
JHB 100
Time: Mar 3rd, 9:00 am End: Mar 3rd, 5:00 pm
Interest Categories: Urban, United States Studies, Religion, Study of (FAS), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Jewish Studies, History (FAS), History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), German (FAS), Environment, English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Comparative Literature (FAS), Anthropology (UTM), Anthropology (FAS), African, 1950-2000, 1900-1950
A Symposium featuring keynote speaker Eric Goldstein

The Centre for Jewish Studies and the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies are pleased to present:

Symposium:  Jews and Africans in the Literary Imagination


  • Alan Ackerman, University of Toronto
  • Merle Bachman, Spalding University
  • Marc Caplan, Johns Hopkins University
  • Ato Quayson, University of Toronto
  • Anna Shternshis, University of Toronto
  • Carol Zemel, York University

Keynote address at 4:00 p.m.

Eric Goldstein, Emory University

The Horrors of Kishinev, the Shame of Springfield:  Intersecting Images of Violence against Jews and African-Americans at the Opening of the Twentieth Century


For further information, please contact Antonela Arhin.

Download flyer here.


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