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NLI USA Travels Through History and Throughout the World

A Rendezvous With Walt Whitman and the National Library of Israel

Dr. Fred Sugarman, Dr. Stefan Litt

On the anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birthday, NLI brings you Dr. Fred Sugarman, a leading expert in 19th century American Literature, and Dr. Stefan Litt, NLI’s Curator of Humanities, to shed light on this larger-than-life figure whose influential work now stands as a testimony to what is America. Dr. Sugarman will unpack some of Whitman’s most famous work and Dr. Litt will share highlights from NLI’s Whitman collection

Dr. Fred Sugarman is Associate Dean at Yeshiva College of Yeshiva University, where he has taught Walt Whitman for many years. Dr. Sugarman received his Ph.D. in 19th century American literature from Columbia University and taught at Bar-Ilan University from 1982-1984. He has published a number of articles on American Jewish life

Dr. Stefan Litt is curator of the Humanities Collection and an archival expert at the National Library of Israel, where he is in charge of European language holdings. He received his Ph.D. in Pre-Modern Jewish History from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dr. Litt has published on the history of early modern European Jewry and on modern Jewish archival collections.

Tue
31.5.2022
31
ב
May
20:00
אירוע מקוון
Zoom
ללא תשלום
Free

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NLI USA Signature Speakers Series

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NLI USA Signature Speakers Series
NLI USA Travels Through History and Throughout the World

A Rendezvous With Walt Whitman and the National Library of Israel

Dr. Fred Sugarman, Dr. Stefan Litt

On the anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birthday, NLI brings you Dr. Fred Sugarman, a leading expert in 19th century American Literature, and Dr. Stefan Litt, NLI’s Curator of Humanities, to shed light on this larger-than-life figure whose influential work now stands as a testimony to what is America. Dr. Sugarman will unpack some of Whitman’s most famous work and Dr. Litt will share highlights from NLI’s Whitman collection

Dr. Fred Sugarman is Associate Dean at Yeshiva College of Yeshiva University, where he has taught Walt Whitman for many years. Dr. Sugarman received his Ph.D. in 19th century American literature from Columbia University and taught at Bar-Ilan University from 1982-1984. He has published a number of articles on American Jewish life

Dr. Stefan Litt is curator of the Humanities Collection and an archival expert at the National Library of Israel, where he is in charge of European language holdings. He received his Ph.D. in Pre-Modern Jewish History from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dr. Litt has published on the history of early modern European Jewry and on modern Jewish archival collections.

Tue
31.5.2022
20:00
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Free of charge
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