"Blemishes and Burdens: Jewish Daughters of Iraq"

Mon, Feb 11, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
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Nancy E. Berg is professor of Hebrew, Comparative Literature, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Washington University in St. Louis where she teaches courses in Israeli literature, Hebrew, and Jewish and Middle Eastern studies. While much of her scholarship focuses on the literature of Iraqi Jews, Berg has also researched Israeli women’s writing, memory, and food. She is currently the Dalck and Rose Feith Family Fellow at the Herbert D. Katz Center of Advanced Judaic Studies (the University of Pennsylvania). Her most recent book, with Naomi Sokoloff, is What We Talk about When We Talk about Hebrew: And What It Means to Americans (University of Washington Press, 2018).

Light Lunch Served.

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