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Song of Songs: A Biography

March 5 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm

Ilana Pardes (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) in conversation with

Robert Alter (UC Berkeley), Ron Hendel (UC Berkeley), Chana Kronfeld (UC Berkeley)

Song of Songs: A Biography

 

Ilana Pardes is the Katharine Cornell¬†Professor of Comparative Literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the director of the Center for Literary Studies. She is the author of Countertraditions in the Bible: A Feminist Approach (Harvard University Press, 1992), The Biography of Ancient Israel: National Narratives in the Bible (University of California Press, 2000), Melville’s Bibles (University of California, 2008); Agnon’s Moonstruck Lovers: The Song of Songs in Israeli Culture (The Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies, University of Washington Press, 2013). The Song of Songs: A Biography (Lives of Great Religious Books, Princeton University Press, 2019). She is currently working on the reception of¬† the Book of Ruth.

Details

Date:
March 5
Time:
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm

Organizer

Berkeley Center for Jewish Studies
Phone:
510-664-4154
Email:
jewishstudies@berkeley.edu
Website:
http://jewishstudies.berkeley.edu/

Venue

3335 Dwinelle Hall