MONDAY, 10/24/2022: Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi, Figuring Jerusalem

Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi, 
Figuring Jerusalem: Politics and Poetics in the Sacred Center
(Professor Emerita of Comparative Literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

(Cover of Figuring Jerusalem from University of Chicago Press)

Prologue: “‘Why Jerusalem?’ The Politics of Poetry” and

Introduction: “This House, which is called by My Name”

Monday, October 24, 2022 from 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM CST
Please RSVP by emailing Stephanie Kraver at
Swift Hall 200

An excerpt from Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi’s book, to be read in advance of the session, is available for download below. The password to the document will be emailed to the Jewish Studies Workshop email listserv. If you would like to be added to this listserv, please click the “Subscribe” tab above.

After this workshop, please join members of the Jewish Studies Workshop and the larger community for a discussion between Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi and Na’ama Rokem at the Seminary Co-Op. Information about this event can be found here.

Pre-circulated paper: Ezrahi, Prologue and Introduction

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