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ANN: Conference - The Search for Humanity After Atrocity

October 16-17, 2022

In-person at Kean University – Union, NJ*

Keynote Speaker: Loung Ung - Khmer Rouge Genocide Survivor, Activist, Author

Plenary Speakers: Eduardo Gonzalez (Consultant to 20 countries on reparations and truth processes) and Inés Hernández-Avila (Professor of Native American Studies at UC Davis).

Please visit our website (https://www.kean.edu/search-for-humanity) to register and for more information. Registration is open now. Discounted rate for students.

Query: Esther Raab poem "Geshem" — translated?

Might there be a translation into English of Esther Raab's poem "Geshem" ("Rain")? I do not have access now to Harold Schimmel's translation of selection of Raab's poems, "Thistles" (Ibis Editions, out of print); if a translation exists, it may be there. Any assistance will be deeply appreciated.

Peretz Rodman, Jerusalem (but not at home near all those libraries)

Successfully Turn Your Dissertation into a Book or Series of Articles

The jump from dissertation to publication involves multiple stages and a critical shift in mindset on who your writing should be directed towards. Beth Luey, author of the book Handbook for Academic Authors (Cambridge University Press) and founder and director of the Scholarly Publishing Program at Arizona State University, has extensive experience supporting academics who made this leap. She will provide insight on:

Passing of Prof. Stanley Nash

H-Judaic is greatly saddened to learn of the passing of Prof. Stanley Nash (1939-2022), emeritus professor of Hebrew Literature and Language at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (NY).  Prof. Nash was best known for his book,  In Search of Hebraism: Shai Hurwitz and His Polemics in the Hebrew Press and his translation of  Y.L. Gordon’s epic lament about the plight of Jewish women, “Qotso shel Yud.”

The family has posted the following:

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