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Saturday, 23 Sep 2017

Events Archive 2011-2012 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 2010 - 2011. Please check the Events page for updated information on forthcoming events.

<< 2011-2012 >>

White Night with the White Whale - A reading marathon of Moby-Dick into the night
POSTPONED, DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED

"Symptoms" and their "Interpretation"? Questions of Seeing, Reading, Listening - A Graduate and Research Students Seminar and Workshop
Monday, June 18th through Wednesday, June 20th

Invictus and the Poetry of Healing - A lecture by Professor Karen Alkalay-Gut
Thursday, June 14th, 8 PM, Mexico Building (Registration required)

Annual Carmel Lecture - Professor Jonathan Freedman, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, "Henry James, Silent Film, and the Culture of Illusion"
Wednesday, June 6th, 5 PM, Malka Brander Hall of Justice, Trubowicz Building

Reading a Symptom: Literary and Psychoanalytical Perspectives - International Symposium
Monday, May 14th

Annual Vardi Lecture - Professor Erik Roraback, Charles University, Prague, "The Autopoiesis of Modernity: A Philosophical Baroque"
Thursday, May 10th, 4 PM, Gilman Building Room 496

Writing Across the Americas - An international conference.
Sunday, May 6th through Monday May 7th, Gilman Building Room 496

Annual Lecture in Honor of Talma Yzraely - Guest lecture by Professor Sandrine Sorlin from the University of Montpellier entitled "The Power of Rhetorical Imposture."
Thursday, March 29th, 4 PM, Rosenberg Building Room 002

Poetry in Unexpected Places - An international academic conference organized by Prof. Karen Alkalay-Gut and Nadja Rumjanceva.
Thursday, March 22nd, 2012, 10 AM - 7 PM, Gilman Building Room 496.

Yael Levin Writer-in-Residence Program -  "Proust's Desire", a guest lecture by Professor Alexandre Leupin, Kidd and Greogorie Professor in French Studies, Louisianna State University
Tuesday, March 20th, 2012, 4.15 PM, Webb Building Room 103.

Belated Beginnings: Modernity in Early Yiddish Comedy and Nigerian Market Literature - A guest lecture by Professor Marc Caplan from Johns Hopkins University
Monday, March 19th, 2012, 2.15 PM, Gilman Building Room 496. Light refreshments at 2 PM.

Yael Levin Writer-in-Residence Program - "Symptoms of Femininity and Western Narrative", a guest lecture by Professor Alexandre Leupin, Kidd and Greogorie Professor in French Studies, Louisianna State University
Thursday, March 15th, 2012, 4.15 PM, Rosenberg Building Hall 02.

English and American Literature into Film Series - Portrait of a Lady – Henry James and Jane Campion
Prof. Hana Wirth-Nesher, Thursday, February 2nd, 6-8 PM, Webb Building Room 001.

English and American Literature into Film Series - Gone with the Wind – Margaret Mitchell and David O. Sleznick
Dr. Yael Sternhell, Thursday, January 26th, 6-8 PM, Webb Building Room 001.

English and American Literature into Film Series - The Time Machine – H.G. Well and Simon Wells (2002)
Prof. Elana Gomel, Thursday, January 19th, 6-8 PM, Webb Building Room 001.

English and American Literature into Film Series - Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol and Mark Waters's The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)
Dr. Yael Maurer, Thursday, January 12th, 6-8 PM, Webb Building Room 001.

English and American Literature into Film Series - Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen and Joe Wright (2005) 
Dr. Amy Garnai, Thursday, January 5th, 6-8 PM, Webb Building Room 001.

English and American Literature into Film Series - Shakespeare in Love
Ms. Linda Streit, Thursday, December 29th, 6-8 PM, Webb Building Room 001.

The Mad Poets present "Darkness and Light" - Poetry, lectures and doughnuts.
Wednesday, December 28th, 6-8 PM, Webb Building Room 001.

English and American Literature into Film Series - Othello – Shakespeare and Orson Wells
Dr. Noam Reisner, Thursday, December 15th, 6-8 PM, Webb Building Room 001.

Communications History as Cultural History - Professor David Henkin, University of California, Berkeley
Wednesday, December 14th, 6 PM, Gilman 282

Scientism, Evaluation, Persecution - an encounter with Psychoanalysts Agnes Aflalo and Gil Caroz, co-hosted by the Department of English and American Studies, the Department of French at Tel Aviv University and the Universite Populaire Jacques Lacan
Sunday, November 13th, 10AM - 2PM, Gilman Building Room 496