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Albert Swissa, Moroccan Jewish Author from Israel, EVENT II

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
4:00 AM
Angell Hall 3222

Interest in any of the following topics will make his novel relevant to you: urban poverty; childhood trauma; ethnic politics in Israel and the borderlines between Arab and Jew; interactions and intersections between Judaism and Islam; histories of immigration and exile; Israeli literature; Jewish religion and traditions of interpretation; North African culture and identity; sexuality and gender and much more.
Do not miss the opportunity to meet and hear from one of Israel's accomplished novelists, Albert Swissa, this week Wednesday March 28th and Thursday, March 29th. The first day of the conference will feature two events in Angell Hall 3222: an academic panel on his novel Aqud from 1:00-3:00 followed by Swissa’s keynote address from 3:30-5:00. The next day will involve a bilingual reading in Hebrew and English, held at Kelsey Museum, Room 125, from 12:00-1:30 from the three sections of the work.