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260. From Spain to Sephardic Culture, Language, Literature, and Self-Identity

Wednesday, 6 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Aspen, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Sephardic Studies

Presiding: Nechama Kramer-Hellinx, York Coll., City Univ. of New York

1. "Jews and Jewishness in Contemporary Iberian Literature," Alfredo J. Sosa-Velasco, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2. "Translating the Self in Marcel Cohen's Letras a un pintor," Celine Piser, Univ. of California, Berkeley

3. "Amadís de Gaula in Constantinople," David A. Wacks, Univ. of Oregon

4. "At Home and Abroad: Forging Sephardic Identity before and after the Diasporas of the Nação Portuguesa," Joseph Abraham Levi, George Washington Univ.

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  • Other Literatures – Jewish

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Subject: blog companion to Wacks paper

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