Thursday, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 302, JW Marriott
The Collapse of the Margins: Contemporary Israeli Culture
Program arranged by the forum LLC Hebrew. Presiding: Na’ama Rokem, Univ. of Chicago
1. “Auto-spectrality: Ethno-cultural Ghosts in Almog Behar and Toni Morrison,” Karen Grumberg, Univ. of Texas, Austin
2. “Mizrachi Witches: Feminist Symbols or Orientalist Fantasies of Israeli Cinema?” Rachel S. Harris, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
3. “‘State of Fantasy’: Shani Boianjiu and Israeli Feminist Militarism,” Itay Eisinger, Univ. of Texas, Austin
4. “Toward a Political Change: Disabled Dance in Israel,” Ilana Szobel, Brandeis Univ.