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Jewish Literature Live! 2018

Jewish Literature Live! hosts rising and renowned Jewish American writers to speak with the GW and literary community. Guest Speakers include emerging leaders, National Humanities Award Recipients, international bestsellers, and UN-Award Winning Writers, e.g. Michael Chabon, E.L. Doctorow, Nicole Krauss, and Erica Jong.

David Bruce Smith, a graduate and former trustee of George Washington University, and Professor Faye Moskowitz established the course in 2009. Mr. Smith recalls, “I was asked to consider funding the course by the then-head of the English department, who was Professor Jeffrey Jerome Cohen. The reason I agreed is the only person teaching Jewish literature was retiring, and I didn’t want that influence to disappear from the curriculum.”

Jewish Literature Live! 2018 Schedule

Shulem Deen

Owen LewisPoet and Psychoanalyst

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018

Marvin Center 405

Shulem DeenAll Who Go Do Not Return

A memoir about being ousted from an ultra-Orthodox life and the consequences

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Marvin Center Amphitheater

Daniel Torday

Daniel TordayThe Last Flight of Poxyl West, A Novel

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Marvin Center Amphitheater

Faye Moskowitz

Faye MoskowitzA Leak in the Heart

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Marvin Center Amphitheater

Serena Dykman

Serena DykmanNana

A documentary film on the Holocaust

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Marvin Center 309

Susan Faludi

Susan FaludiIn the Darkroom

A memoir about Faludi's Holocaust survivor-father who had a sex change in his eighties

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Marvin Center Amphitheater