About The Event

Organized By: 
The Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University
Partner Organization: 
The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute; the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies; the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy; and the Program in Health: Science, Society, and Policy (HSSP), all housed at Brandeis University
When: 
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Where: 
Zoom Event

Performing Disability in Israel- In the Kingdom of Fever:
Tradition, Tuberculosis, and the Creation of Yiddish Poetry

2:00pm EDT/11:00am PDT

Explore the real-life experiences and artistic performances of people living with disability in Israel. This event concludes our two-part series held in conjunction with Professor Ilana Szobel's course, Disability Cultures: Art, Film, and Literature of People with Disabilities, at Brandeis University.

Sunny Yudkoff is an assistant professor at The University of Wisconsin–Madison. She is the author of "Tubercular Capital: Illness and the Conditions of Modern Jewish Writing," winner of the 2018 Salo Wittmayer Baron Book Prize (Stanford University Press, 2018).
 

Presented by the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University and cosponsored by the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute; the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies; the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy; and the Program in Health: Science, Society, and Policy (HSSP), all housed at Brandeis University. 

Learn more and register: https://www.brandeis.edu/israel-center/events/index.html#disability