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Sat, Nov 14



Racism, Identity & Translation

Join us for a webinar examining the intersection of translation, identity, and racism in Israel and the United States

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Racism, Identity & Translation
Racism, Identity & Translation

Time & Location

Nov 14, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM GMT+2


About the Event

How can we rethink identity politics and its varied meanings and shortcomings between Israel and the US? How can we translate ethnicity and struggle? The meeting will talk about the pressing questions of those two arenas, partially through recent translations of African-American literature (James Baldwin and Ta-Nehisi Coates) to Hebrew. How does translation relate to identity in a cross-cultural context?

Zohar Elmakias is a writer, researcher, translator, and PhD Candidate at Columbia University in the field of Anthropology. Zohar has translated works such as “Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Zohar is also a teacher at TINAU and has taught the Mizrahi Struggle several times, which remains TINAU's most sought out course ever.

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