Literature & Spirituality | Adam Kirsch

Event time: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life See map
80 Wall St.
New Haven, CT 06511
Open to: 
General Public
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Becoming a Jewish Writer

The Lana Schwebel Memorial Lecture in Religion and Literature


Adam Kirsch is the author of three collections of poetry, including most recently “Emblems of the Passing World: Poems after Photographs by August Sander.” He has also written several books of criticism and biography, including “The People and the Books: 18 Classics of Jewish Literature.” His writing appears regularly in the New Yorker, the New York Review of Books and other publications.

The Schwebel Lecture was established in 2008 in memory of former faculty member Lana Schwebel, who died suddenly and tragically in July 2007. | read more