Menachem Feuer Presents: The Schlemiel in Walter Benjamin & Hannah Arendt’s Mystical and Political Readings
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall , Room 513 66 West 12th Street , New York, NY 10011
The Jewish Studies Program at Eugene Lang College presents Dr. Menachem Feuer, who will give a talk entitled "The Schlemiel In Walter Benjamin and Hannah Arendt's Mystical and Political Readings: The Arch of the Bow."
Dr. Menachem Feuer teaches Jewish Studies in the Humanities Department of York University in Toronto, and is the author of Schlemielintheory (schlemielintheory.com), a blog dedicated to the Jewish comic character otherwise known as the schlemiel. Feuer is also the subject of a 2011 documentary entitled Shlemiel by Toronto film director Chad Derrick.
Refreshments will be provided.
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