The symposium Hebrew and the Humanities: Present Tense considers distinctive challenges in the fields of Hebrew and higher education today. The symposium includes leading American scholars and translators of Hebrew, with participation by UW colleagues in Education, Near Eastern Languages & Civilization, English, Comparative Literature, and other departments. View the conference schedule and learn more about the speakers on the symposium webpage. Daytime panels are open to the public with advance registration. You can reserve your ticket below; please note that conference meals will not be provided to symposium audience members.
Hebrew and the Humanities is held in conjunction with the Stroum Lecture Series hosted annually by the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies. Renowned writers and scholars Dara Horn and Ilan Stavans will present the Stroum lectures on the topic of “Hebrew and the Creative Imagination” on the evenings of May 23 and 24.
The Stroum Center thanks the Simpson Center for the Humanities and Dr. Elie Levy for generous grants supporting this event. We also thank the following cosponsors for their support: Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization at UW and the Department of Comparative Literature, Cinema & Media at UW.