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Saturday, 23 Sep 2017

Events Archive 2007-2008 PDF Print E-mail

Each year, the Department of English and American Studies organizes and sponsors guest lectures, conferences, symposia, readings, and other events, open to the TAU community and to the public at large.

Below is an archive of events from the academic year 2007 - 2008. Please check the Events page for updated information on forthcoming events.

<< 2007-2008 >>

Poetry Reading by Alicia Ostriker
Monday, June 16, 2008
Gilman Building 305, 10:15 a.m.

Events sponsored by The Yael Levin Writer-in-Residence Program with visiting author Gary Shteyngart
Writing the Divide: Literature and Cross-Cultural Experience
A Roundtable Discussion with Authors
Thursday, June 5, 2008
Dan David Building 003, 4:00pm.

An Afternoon with Gary Shteyngart
Thursday, June 12, 2008
Dan David Building 003, 4:00pm.

Yiddish: Between Languages and Theories
June 1-3, 2008
Drachlis Conference Hall, Room 496, Gilman Building

American Poetry in the 21st Century
Talk by Prof. Jennifer Ashton, University of Illinois at Chicago

Monday, May 12, 2008
Webb 01, 4:00 pm 

The Annual Lecture in Memory of Sheila and Yossi Carmel
"Let Us Now Praise Famous (White) Men: Race, Class and Photography"

Professor Walter Benn Michaels, University of Illinois at Chicago
Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 5 pm.
Malka Brender Hall of Justice, Trubowicz Building
Reception at the Sheila and Yossi Carmel Garden following the lecture 

The Annual Awards Ceremony in Memory of Nadav Vardi
Adventures in Translation Land

George Economou, Professor Emeritus of English, University of Oklahoma
Thursday, May 29, 2008
Gilman Building 496, 4:00 pm

The Award Ceremony in Memory of Talma Yzraely
Prof. Jonathan Freedman, University of Michigan
Marranos, Conversos and Crypto-Latinos:
Jewishness and the Remaking of Race and Ethnicity in America
Monday, April 14, 2008
Gilman 496, 4:00 pm

Poetic Natures: The Environment, Literature, and the Arts
January 8-9, 2008
Tel Aviv University

A Multilingual Poetry Reading with guest poet Robert Hass
Thursday, January 10th, 2008
The Botanical Gardens, 10:00am

Screening of the Film Hyam Plutzik: American Poet
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Webb 01, 18:00
To be followed by a conversation with the directors and a reception 

Fantasy in Purple: African-American Literature and the Arts
Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Gilman 496, 14:00-19:30 

The Invading Body: On Literature and Medicine
Symposium in honor of Dr. Einat Avrahami's book The Invading Body: Reading Illness Autobiographies
Thursday, December 20, 2007
Webb 103, 18:00-20:00

An Afternoon of Poetry
Readings by students in the Creative Writing Workshop, followed by a faculty discussion of "Why poetry matters to me"

Thursday, November 1, 2007
Gilman 496, 16:00-17:30
Refreshments will be served at 15:30