Jewish Literary Voices: From Midrash to Yiddish Women Writers

Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center

Dates: Every day September 01, 2013 - September 02, 2013
Speaker: David Stern and Kathryn Hellerstein

Dr. David Stern is the Moritz and Josephine Berg Professor of Classical Hebrew Literature at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Kathryn Hellerstein, an Associate Professor of Yiddish literature at the University of Pennsylvania, is also a poet and literary translator.

The Dr. Harvey H. Ammerman Memorial Study Retreat
Labor  Day Weekend 2013
Begins Noon on Sunday, September 1
Ends 2:00 pm on Monday, September 2

Lecture Topics:

1. Through the Pages of the Past:  The Jewish Book in History
2. Midrash and the Classical Jewish Imagination
3. Brazen and Modest:  Women and the Making of Modern Yiddish Literature
4. Yiddish Imagines the Other:  From Native Americans to Chinese Poets

Registration is currently closed for this program.

Retreat will be held at:
Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center
5425 Mt. Gilead Road
Reisterstown, MD 21136
For directions, please click here.

The Foundation for Jewish Studies does not provide insurance coverage and does not assume any liability. We recommend that you secure your own travel/medical insurance for the duration of the retreat.

Cancelation policy: There is a $50 fee for cancelations within seven days of the retreat, plus any fees charged by the conference center.

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