Carol Zuses started the topic Membership Suggestions for 2019 Forum Delegate Election in the discussion Hebrew Literature on MLA Commons 9 months ago
The next election for this forum’s Delegate Assembly representative will be held in the fall of 2019, and the forum’s executive committee will take up the matter of nominations for this election when it meets during the January 2019 convention in Chicago. Though the executive committee is responsible for making nominations, it is required to nom…[Read more]
Barbara Mann started the topic Representing the Nonhuman (CFP for joint session Hebrew and Global Jewish) in the discussion Hebrew Literature on MLA Commons 2 years, 3 months ago
Representing the Nonhuman: A panel on Jewish and/or Hebrew animal narratives, zoopoetics, nature writing, ecocriticism, and posthumanist literature and cinema.
Contact: Naama Harel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: March 15, 2017
Barbara Mann started the topic The Space Between in Modern Hebrew Literature (CFP for 2018) in the discussion Hebrew Literature on MLA Commons 2 years, 3 months ago
Literary depictions of walls, borders, fences and other barriers. Modern Hebrew literature as a discursive space of bridging or division
Contact: Phillip Hollander, email@example.com
Deadline: March 20, 2017
Barbara Mann started the topic Literature and the Economy in Modern Hebrew Literature (CFP for 2018) in the discussion Hebrew Literature on MLA Commons 2 years, 3 months ago
Literature and the economy — circulation, economic networks, poetic currency, real estate, commodities, fetishes and Marxist critique in modern Hebrew writing.
Contact — Barbara Mann, firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline — March 20, 2017
Phyllis Lassner replied to the topic Suggestions for Hebrew Forum Sessions for MLA 2018 in the discussion Hebrew Literature on MLA Commons 2 years, 4 months ago
Will you consider Israeli film?
Barbara Mann started the topic Suggestions for Hebrew Forum Sessions for MLA 2018 in the discussion Hebrew Literature on MLA Commons 2 years, 4 months ago
Please contribute any ideas you may have. CFPs for the 2018 convention will go out at the end of February.
The poetics and esthetics of “natural occupancy” are relevant to the ways in which settlers’ colonists artistically and discursively produce their subsequent cultural formations. I focus on the decade of the 1950s to chart specific settler ideologies of ownership that emerged in
Israel after the establishment of the state in 1948. What are the v…[Read more]
This dissertation examines post-Holocaust, Jewish American novelists that utilize messianism in their narratives to negotiate ambivalence about Zionism. Studying novels from the mid-1980’s to 2013, I look at the triangular relationship between Jewish American identification, the Holocaust, and Israel, to explore major topics in contemporary J…[Read more]