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Diasporas of the Mind

Thursday 27 February 2014


Presented by the Centre for Jewish Studies, FAHACS, CentreCATH and The Bauman Institute

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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