Montreal - Toronto Express: Jewish Culture and Literature
North of the Border - A 3-Part Series
In collaboration with Old Dominion University, the Canadian Association of Jewish Scholars,
and the Vered Center of Jewish Studies at the University of Ottawa
Monday, March 1 | 3:00 pm (EST)
Join Jewish community member and Old Dominion University professor, Dr. Peter Shulman, as he moderates a discussion with Chantal Ringuet, the first in a series of outstanding Jewish Canadian literary greats. Join us for all three events, and explore Jewish Culture and Literature North of the Border! Chantal Ringuet kicks off the series, followed by Lisa Richter later the same day, and Melanie Loisel on March 24.
Chantal Ringuet is an award-winning Canadian author, scholar, and translator. She is the author of Un pays où la terre se fragmente. Carnets de Jérusalem [Jerusalem Notebooks] (Linda Leith Publishing, 2017), a collection of essays on Israeli culture and literature. . Ringuet has written collections of poems (2009 Jacques-Poirier literary award) and works on Yiddish Montreal. With Gérard Rabinovitch, she has published Les révolutions de Leonard Cohen (Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2016), which received a 2017 Canadian Jewish Literary Award. With Pierre Anctil, she has published a translation of the original biography of Marc Chagall, Eygens (Mon univers. Autobiographie, Fides, 2017). She has been a Fellow of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York, Scholar in Residence at the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, Writer in Residence, and Literary Translator in Residence at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.
The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater & the Simon Family JCC’s Lee and Bernard Jaffe Family Jewish Book Festival is held in coordination with the Jewish Book Council,
the only organization in the organized American Jewish community whose sole purpose is the promotion of Jewish books.
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Meeting ID: 839 1846 2754
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