International Conference on the reception of Hebrew Literature in Europe and the USA

Dal 14 al 16 marzo 2011

International Conference on the reception of Hebrew Literature in Europe and the USA

Il programma:






Opening Remarks by Alide Cagidemetrio, Dean of the Faculty, and Tiziana Lippiello, Head of the Department


David Grossman in conversation with Vered Karti Shemtov




Reception dinner for participants and partners




David Grossman and the reception of Hebrew literature in Europe


9:00- 10:00AM


“To the End of the Land” in Israeli Scholarship


Moderator: Emanuela Trevisan Semi, Ca’Foscari University, Venice


Avi Lipsker: Talking and Writing \ Or Why David Grossman is a Vegetarian?


Uri Cohen: Captives, Defectors and Lovers: To the End of Hebrew Figures of War and Beyond


Amir Eshel: “I am doing this for you”: David Grossman’s To the End of the Land and the Imperative of Action


10:15-10:30AM Break




David Grossman in Italian and Japanese Scholarship


Moderator: Nancy Ruttenburg, Stanford University


Elisa Carandina: Rewriting of the Samson Myth


Kazue Hosoda: The Reception and Translation of David Grossman and Hebrew Literature in Japan


12:00PM Lunch




“To the End of the Land”: Translators Roundtable


Moderator: Vered Karti Shemtov, Stanford University




Anne Birkenhauer (German)


Jessica Cohen (English)


Ana Maria Bejarano (Spanish)


Ruben Verhasselt (Dutch)


Alessandra Shomroni (Italian)


3:00-3:20PM Break




The Reception of Grossman and of Hebrew Literature in Europe – A Publisher’s Roundtable


Moderator: Steve Zipperstein, Stanford University


Anne Freyer, Le Seuil, France


Michael Krüger, Hanser Verlag, Germany


Silvia Querini, Lumen, Spain


Eva Cossee, Cossee Publishers, Netherlands


Luigi Sponzilli, Mondadori, Italy


Dan Franklin, Random House, UK


7:00PM Dinner




Contemporary Hebrew Literature today in Israel, Europe and the US


9:00- 10:00AM


The Reception of Contemporary Hebrew Literature in Europe


Moderator: Amir Eshel, Stanford University


Gisèle Sapiro: Modern Hebrew Literature in the World Market of Translation. “Viewed From Its Reception in France.”


Masha Itzhaki: Literature, Politics and Translation: the Israeli narrative in France. “To the End of the Land” in Israeli scholarship (in English)


10:00-10:15AM Break




New Leading Voices in Hebrew Literature Today (Italian Perspective)


Moderator: Noam Pines, Stanford University


Emanuela Trevisan Semi: Sami Berdugo and the end of auto-censorship by Mizrahi writers


Dario Miccoli on Missing Pictures: Ronit Matalon and the literary history of Egyptian Jews


Stefano Zolli and Davide Mano “Tanin Pigu’a of Assaf Gavron: how to tell the two voices of the conflict”.


12:00-12:45PM Lunch




Leading Voices in Hebrew Literature and their Reception in Europe Roundtable/Open Conversation:


Moderator: Chana Kronfeld, UC Berkeley


Yigal Schwartz


Chana Kronfeld


Uri Cohen


Reading: Maya Arad, Stanford Writer in Residence




Afternoon visit to the Jewish ghetto in Venice:


The Venice Center for International Jewish Studies invites you to an English-language guided tour of the Ghetto and synagogues of Venice and a meeting with the local Jewish community

Scheda Evento

Auditorium Santa Margherita, Campo Santa Margherita 3689 - VENEZIA