Symposium on Literature and Exile

In this age of globalization and political unrest, which drives writers and entire communities out of their native soil, the work of expatriate writers, the idea of exile itself, is becoming more and more relevant. The Symposium on Literature and Exile brings to campus expatriate authors and scholars specializing in diasporic history and culture. The symposium aims to invigorate collaborative discussion among faculty and students in diverse humanities departments and programs at UGA, while exposing the university and local community to a multicultural, international, and multilingual environment. Faculty Panel on Literature and ExileAconversation on diasporic writing with Charles Byrd (Germanic and Slavic Studies), LeAnne Howe (English), and Esra Santesso (English)Miller Learning Center, room 350, UGAThursday, September 152:00-3:30 p.m. Contemporary Hebrew Literature in the Diaspora: a conversation with Israeli novelists Maya Arad and Ruby Namdar and editor/translator Hanan ElsteinMiller Learning Center, room 350, UGAThursday, September 154:00-5:30 p.m. An Evening with Israeli Authors Maya Arad and Ruby Namdar Congregation Children of Israel115 Dudley Dr., AthensThursday, September 157:00 p.m.

Monday, December 17, 2018 at 8:00am to 12:00am

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Office of Research, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts
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