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Multiple Identity Politics: The Passing Narratives Of Dahn Ben-Amotz

Hosted By: Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies at Columbia University

Focusing on integrationist demands of the Zionist narrative and the transformations of Jewish identities, this talk will introduce the concept of passing to Ben-Amotz’s novel.

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Teacher

Roy Holler

Roy Holler is an assistant professor of Israel Studies in the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Florida. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Indiana University, Bloomington, and his B.A. in English from the City University of New York. His current book project, Passing and the Politics of Identity in Israeli and African American Literatures, explores the phenomenon of passing in a comparative context. A part of a chapter from this project is forthcoming publication in Prooftexts: A Journal of Jewish Literary History.

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Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies at Columbia University

The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies at Columbia University focuses on the academic study and discussion of Jewish life, history, and culture.
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