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The Society of Savage Jews: The Politics of Jewish Primitivism
March 22, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDTFree
Samuel J. Spinner
South Thayer Building Room 2022
Register for the Zoom webinar at: https://myumi.ch/844Z6
Samuel Spinner is the Zelda and Myer Tandetnik Assistant Professor of Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture at Johns Hopkins University. His book Jewish Primitivism, on primitivism in modern Jewish literature, photography, and graphic art, was published in July 2021 by Stanford University Press. He is currently researching a book on the aesthetics of monumentality in Holocaust museums and literature. His work has appeared in PMLA, MLN, Prooftexts, and German Quarterly. Spinner is a co-editor of “German Jewish Cultures,” a book series published by Indiana University Press and serves as an editor of the Yiddish Studies journal In Geveb.