Academia

Science Fiction?

Francesco Cassata delivers the 2015 Primo Levi Lecture   Storie naturali, the first collection of Primo Levi’s science fiction stories, was published in September 1966, under the pen name Damiano Malabaila,…

Primo Levi: Tradition, Translation, Transmission

Universität Innsbruck (Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft) with the The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Department of Romance and Latin American Studies) November 17-19, 2015 – Claudiasaal – Herzog-Friedrich-Str. 3/2, Innsbruck, Contacts: aiani@uibk.ac.at, italienzentrum@uibk.ac.at This conference…

Viterbi Visiting Professorship

Viterbi Visiting Professorship in Mediterranean Jewish Studies The UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies invites applications for the Viterbi Visiting Professorship in Mediterranean Jewish Studies during the 2016-17…

The Fascist Concentration Camps

From Internment to Deportation: Concentration Camps and Jews in Italy during World War II The internment of civilians in the Italian fascist-monarchic period (1940-1945) Just before fascist Italy entered World…

The Bible and Its Translations

Biblical Translations in Antiquity Seminar 1: Ancient translations curated by Dorota Hartman November 19, 2015 Riccardo Maisano, Introduction Raffaele Esposito, In the Beginning: The Hebrew Bible’s Text Anna Passoni Dell’Acqua,…

USHMM 2016 Summer Research Workshop

CfA: USHMM 2016 Summer Research Workshop program [discussion] Summer Research Workshops for Scholars July-August 2016
Applications due Oct. 9 The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center…

The Eclipse of Anti-Fascism

The Eclipse of Anti-Fascism seeks to cover the history of the “anti-fascist paradigm”, namely anti-Fascism held as the backbone of the Italian Republic, from its inception to its decline. Its…

The Historical Uncanny

Vicarious Witnessing at the Boundaries of Holocaust Memory The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory is an ambitious work, offering nuanced and insightful studies of lesser-known…