Dr. Nehama Aschkenasy to Present Paper at Symposium

Cmla symposiumongratulations to Dr. Nehama Aschkenasy whose paper, “Thoroughly European, Perennially an Outsider: The Hebrew Writer David Vogel (1891 -1994),” has been accepted for inclusion in the program for the Modern  Language Association’s 2016 International Symposium, Other Europes: Migrations, Translations, Transformations, to be held in Düsseldorf, Germany in June 2016.

The symposium will feature approximately sixty sessions and will open with Kwame Anthony Appiah, 2016 MLA president, with Susan Neiman, director of the Einstein Forum in Potsdam, followed by a reading and reflection by the authors Eva Hoffmann, Isaac Julien, and Yoko Tawada.  A distinguished and diverse group of scholars will discuss Europe’s role amidst shifting migrations.

This is the first conference hosted by the Modern Language Association (MLA) to be held outside of the United States and Canada. The conference is being organized in collaboration with the Heinrich Heine University and will be held in Düsseldorf from June 23 to 25 and is the first in a series of international symposia being held by MLA.