19 May 2017, 12 noon, Jackman Humanities Building, Room 235, 170 St. George Street
DANI SCHRIRE is a lecturer at the Hebrew University with a joint appointment in the Program for Folklore and Folk-Culture and the Program in Cultural Studies. He is a member of the research team of Daat Ha’Makom I-Core in the Study of Modern Jewish Culture. He received his PhD from the Hebrew University (2012), carrying out his doctoral and post-doctoral research at the the Hebrew University, Humboldt University Berlin, Göttingen University, and the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Collecting the Pieces of Exile: Zionist Folkloristics in Face of the Shoah (forthcoming in Magnes Press). His current research focuses on the development of Jewish folkloristics in international networks in Europe, Palestine/Israel and the United States between 1840 and 1970.
Co-sponsored by The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies.
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