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Symposium on Sephardic Cultures & Legacies--Panel presentation

From site: Middle Eastern Languages

Panel presentation and discussion (in English & Spanish with translation): Maureen Jackson, Stacy Beckwith and Esther Bendahan

Date: Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Time: 4:30 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Location: Gould Library Athenaeum

Contact: Jean Sherwin, Middle Eastern Languages, x5437

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Symposium on Sephardic Cultures & Legacies:

Jews from Spain, Turkey, and Morocco

Monday, May 14 - Wednesday, May 16


Monday, May 14th

4:30-5:30 pm., Gould Library Athenaeum. Stacy Beckwith:  “Sepharad: Jewish History in Spain.”  In English.

5:30-6:30 pm.,  Contextualizing Sepharad, talk by Esther Bendahan, author and Director of Culture at the Sepharad-Israel House, Madrid, Spain. In Spanish with English translation.

Tuesday, May 15th

5-6 pm. The Art of Sephardic Prayer and Song (in English) Gould Library Athenaeum, Lecture Demonstration by Hazzan (Cantor) Isaac Azose, Congregation Ezra Bessaroth, Seattle. In English.


Wednesday, May 16th 4:30-6 pm., Athenaeum

Panel presentation and discussion

(in English & Spanish with translation)

4:30-4:45 pm., Maureen Jackson: Ottoman and Turkish Jews, Empire to Nation.”  

4:45-5:00 pm., Stacy Beckwith: “Sepharad Remembered in Spanish & Israeli Literature.”

5:00-6:00 pm., Esther Bendahan: Intro. to her fiction & work at the Sepharad-Israel House, Madrid. In Spanish with English translation.

Sponsored by Spanish, Judaic Studies, Middle Eastern Languages, Distinguished Women Visitors.


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