Saul Tchernichovsky Conference

March 23-24, 2014

 “Da’at Hamakom”: Center for the Study of Cultures of Place in the Modern Jewish World, and the department of Hebrew literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will hold a conference about Saul Tchernichovsky’s life and works, marking seventy years since his death, on March 23-24, 2014.

 Tchernichovsky is one of the founding fathers of modern Hebrew literature. Aside from his original works, his translations introduced classic epic, drama and poetry into Hebrew. The conference will focus on concepts of place in modern Hebrew poetry in general and specifically in Tchernichovsky’s poetry and translations. The conference will bring together scholars from Israel and the US. Among our guest speakers are Professor Patricia Rosenmeyer of the University of Wisconsin and Professor Barbara Mann of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York.

 The conference opens on Sunday March 23 at 6:00pm with a reception and keynote addresses by Ariel Hirschfeld and Tamar Berger, in The Rabin Building, room 3001, Mt. Scopus campus.Sessions will be held on Monday March 24, starting at 9:30am in the Rabin Building on Mt. Scopus. The closing session will take place at the National Library in Givat Ram, at 8:30pm.

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