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The Dybbuk Possession Metaphor as a Key to Modern Jewish Identity

  • Date
    Thu, May 02

    Time
    4:00 PM — 5:30 PM

    Address
    NAC
    Lippman Room

    Location
    NAC, 6/308

    p: 212.650.6731

    Admission
    Free

  • Event Details

    "The Dybbuk Possession Metaphor as a Key to Modern Jewish Identity."

    Dr. Agi Legutko, faculty candidate for the Jewish Studies Program, will present a lecture entitled, "The Dybbuk Possession Metaphor as a Key to Modern Jewish Identity."

    Agi Legutko is a visiting assistant professor in Yiddish Language, Literature and Culture at the University of Maryland. She received her Ph.D. in Yiddish studies from Columbia University in 2012 and she specializes in modern Yiddish literature and spirit possession in Judaism. Her research interests include women and gender, trauma, memory, body and performance represented in modern Jewish literature, film, and theater. Her talk, “The Dybbuk Possession Metaphor as a Key to Modern Jewish Identity,” will be based on her
    doctoral research.
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