Symposium on Sephardic Cultures & Legacies--Esther Bendahan
From site: Middle Eastern Languages
Contextualizing Sepharad, talk by Esther Bendahan, in Spanish with English translation.
Date: Monday, May 14th, 2012
Time: 5:30 pm
Duration: 1 hour
Location: Gould Library Athenaeum
Sponsored by: Middle Eastern Languages, Spanish, Judaic Studies, Distinguished Women Visitors
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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.