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118. Challenging Israeli and Palestinian Relations: The Protest of Poetry in a Region of Conflict

Tuesday, 3 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 303, Hynes

A special session

Presiding: Morani Kornberg-Weiss, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York

1. "Weaker Than Droplets of Dew: The Lyric Poem and the Question of Palestine," Jeffrey Sacks, Univ. of California, Riverside

2. "A Poetics of Wall Breaking: Poetry, Partition, and the Politics of Arabic-Hebrew Translation in Israel and Palestine," Chana Morgenstern, Brown Univ.

3. "Destabilizing the Boundaries of Conflict: Lyric Protest and the Arab Jew as the Intermediary Levantine," Morani Kornberg-Weiss


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Poetry

  • Comparative Literature – General

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