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Thursday, 25 May 2017

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A department of English and American Studies outside of an English-speaking country is a phenomenon of extimacy. This makes the department particularly alert to the extimacy of language and subjectivity as such, to literary phenomena where languages and alphabets intricate and intersect, phenomena such as manifest themselves in the contemporary writings of Salman Rushdie or Kazuo Ishiguro, but no less so in the works of Shakespeare, Chaucer and Milton. It is from its position of extimacy that the department of English and American Studies at Tel Aviv University underscores and supports the rigorous scrutiny of literary texts in the English language, using the finest of the conceptual tools of literary theory, as a basis for critical thinking that is at the same time creative. More...

 

Department News and Notifications

 

Course Catalog 2016/17 is now Available Here

                                        Department Events (2016/17)                                                       

  May 17th 2017 - Lecture In Memory of Yossi and Shila Carmel, "Kes HaMishpat" Hall, Law Faculty Building

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CONVERSATION WITH THE AUTHOR

JAMAICA KINCAID

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.

 https://www.tau.ac.il/sites/default/files/2017_POS_LITERATURE.pdf

Vardi Prize 2017 

 

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Symposium in Honor of Prof. Hana Wirth-Nesher

Symposium in Honor of Prof. Hana Wirth-Nesher

  

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June 1st , 2017 -Annual Award Ceremony and Lecture In Memory of Nadav Vardi, Gilman 496

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Past Events

 

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January 4th, 2017, 6PM, Gilman 282 - An Evening to mark the publication of In the Absence, Dara Barnat's new collection of poetry. There will be readings in English, Hebrew, and French. Poets and translators include Karen Alkalay-Gut, Gili Haimovich, Sabine Huynh, Sarah Wetzel, and Rivka Rass. (Invitation)

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December 7th, 2016 - Symposium on the research and writing of poetry, Gilman 496 (Invitation)

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December 18th, 2016Science Fiction Symposium "Future Forms: The Body in Science Fiction", Gilman 496 (Invitation)

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