Book Talk by David Myers, UCLA, with comments by Amir Eshel, Stanford University and Gabriel Piterberg, UCLA, Reception and Signing to Follow
Tuesday, April 07, 2009
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
306 Royce Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
David N. Myers received his A.B. from Yale College in 1982, and undertook graduate studies at Tel-Aviv and Harvard Universities before completing his doctorate at Columbia in 1991. He has written extensively in the fields of modern Jewish intellectual and cultural history, with a particular interest in the history of Jewish historiography. He has authored Re-Inventing the Jewish Past: European Jewish Intellectuals and the Zionist Return to History (Oxford: 1995), Resisting History: Historicism and its Discontents in German-Jewish Thought (Princeton, 2003), and Between Jew and Arab: The Lost Voice of Simon Rawidowicz (Brandeis University Press, 2008). Myers has edited six books, including The Jewish Past Revisited and Enlightenment and Diaspora: The Armenian and Jewish Cases.
Books will be available for sale.
Cost : Free
Amy Bruinooge, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1181 email@example.com
Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Department of History