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Golem: Modern Wars and Their Monsters

February 27th, 2017
12:00 PM


Monday, Febraury 27, 2017

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Forum for Scholars and Publics (Old Chem 011)

Light lunch served


Maya Barzilai explores how the infamous Golem became a cross-cultural and evolving metaphor of war and its destructiveness in this lunch seminar.
This seminar is made possible by the Forum for Scholars and Publics, the Duke Center for Jewish Studies and the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (AMES).



Maya Barzilai

University of Michigan

Maya Barzilai is assistant professor of Hebrew literature and Jewish culture at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She received her MA in Comparative Literature from the Hebrew University in 2002 and her PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Berkeley, ...

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