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Golem: Modern Wars and Their Monsters

Date

Feb 27 2017

Time

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location

Forum for Scholars and Publics

011 Old Chemistry Building, Duke's West Campus Quad

Golem - Modern Wars and Their Monsters

Golem: Modern Wars and Their Monsters

with Maya Barzilai

Maya Barzilai explores how the infamous Golem became a cross-cultural and evolving metaphor of war and its destructiveness in this lunch seminar.

This seminar is co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics, the Duke Center for Jewish Studies, and the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (AMES).

Speakers

Maya Barzilai

University of Michigan

Maya Barzilai is assistant professor of Hebrew literature and Jewish culture at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She received her MA in Comparative Literature from the Hebrew University in 2002 and her PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2009. Her comparative scholarship concerns the…...

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