Presented by the Centre for Jewish Studies, FAHACS, CentreCATH and The Bauman Institute
27 February 2014, 5pm – 7pm
University of Leeds, Old Mining Building, Room 2.01
The book: Diasporas of the Mind: Jewish and Postcolonial writing and the Nightmare of History by Bryan Cheyette was published by Yale University Press in 2013.
The author: Prof. Bryan Cheyette is professor of English Literature at the University of Reading. His teaching and research interests lie in late-nineteenth and twentieth century English literature, modernism and politics, new literatures in English, postcolonial literature, British-Jewish literature, theories of “race” and modernity, and Holocaust literature.
The event: After an introduction by the author, 3 Leeds scholars, Prof. John McLeod, Prof. Max Silverman and Prof. Griselda Pollock, will offer responses to 3 parts of the book.
A general Q & A will follow.
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