Discussion and poetry in four encounters, each hosting a poet and analyzing the connections between Israeli poetry and that of other countries in the region. Ronny Someck will talk about his latest book and about being the “exiled Iraqi poet”; Tehila Hakimi will speak about the new Eastern wave in Hebrew poetry; Professor Ariel Hirschfeld will analyze the influence of Um Kalthoum; and Yonit Palomba Naaman will explore questions of body, gender and race through poetry.
Editor and moderator: Guy FinkelsteinProfessor Ariel Hirschfeld
Literary researcher and cultural critic Professor Ariel Hirschfeld will speak about the great secret of Um Kalthoum and her singing and its local and regional influence.
Photo: Oren Cohen
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