Cultural Encounters: Contemporary German and Israeli Literature Reception, Translation and World Literature

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Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
July 1, 2021 to July 2, 2021
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
German History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Literature

Thursday, July 1st 2021

9.00-9.15 Gathering and Opening Remarks

9.15-10.45 Panel 1

Judith Müller (University of Basel/Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)

Sifrut HaAvot and Weltliteratur: Reading Gershon Shofman Today

Yemima Hadad (Universität Potsdam)

Vaterland vs. Eretz HaAvot: Martin Buber on One Land and Two Peoples

10.45-11.15 Coffee Break

11.15-12.45 Panel 2

Fabian Sader (Europa-Universität Viadrina)

Tomer Gardi’s Broken German – A Radical Manifestation of Deleuze’s and 

Guattari‘s Minor Literature?

Tomer Gardi (Ben Gurion University of the Negev)

How We Are Translated

12.45-14.00 Lunch Break

14.00-15.00 Text Discussion 1

15.00-15.30 Coffee Break

15.30-17.00 Panel 3

Silja Behre (Tel Aviv University)

Book Politics: Cultural Diplomacies Between Israel and Germany, 1950s to 

1970s

Cyra Sommer (Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig)

From Early Encounters to the ‘Memory Boom’: Autobiographies of German-

Jewish Émigrés in Israel as Sources of the German-Jewish-Israeli Relations 

after the Shoah 

17.00-17.30 Concluding Discussion for Day 1

Dinner


 

Friday, July 2nd 2021

9.00-10.30 Panel 4

Sebastian Schirrmeister (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)

The Birth of Goliath from a Ball Bearing: Hebrew-German Artifacts of 

Translation

Tom Kellner (MLU Halle-Wittenberg)

Translating Israeliness: Zeruya Shalev and Orly Castel-Bloom in the German 

Literary Sphere of World Literature

10.30-11.00 Coffee Break

11.00-12.00 Text Discussion 2

12.00-13.30 Lunch Break

13.30-14.30 Concluding Discussion

Location: Hörsaal D, Melanchthonianum
Universitätsplatz 9
06108 Halle

Wer Interesse hat, als Zuhörer*innen an diesem Workshop teilzunehmen, wird um Voranmeldung per E-Mail an Frau Kellner (tom.kellner@germanistik.uni-halle.de) bis zum 30.06.2021 gebeten.

If you want to participate as an audience member, please contact Dr. Tom Kellner (tom.kellner@germanistik.uni-halle.de) by 30 June 2021.

Contact Info: 

Dr. Tom Kellner

Institut für Germanistik

Abtlg. Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft