The Amos Oz Event Webinar
On June 8, 2023, an international community came together to celebrate Amos Oz’s legacy and literature with a panel of distinguished university professors as they reflected and shared their insights on his work.
This inspiring event also featured others who shared an incredible appreciation of this great writer's work, including Costa-Gavras, Ruby Namdar, Valérie Zenatti.
Hugh Bonneville delivered a beautiful reading from A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS, Amos Oz's autobiographical novel.
Clémence Boulouque is the Carl and Bernice Witten Associate Professor in Jewish and Israel studies at Columbia University. A novelist and essayist in her native France, Clémence Boulouque worked as a literary critic in Paris prior to her academic career in the US.
Fania Oz-Salzberger is an Israeli historian, writer and public intellectual. She has been Professor of History at the University of Haifa since 1993, member of the Faculty of Law and the Center for German & European Studies, and founding Director of the Posen Research Forum for Political Thought.
Robert Alter is Professor of the Graduate School and Emeritus Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley, where he has taught since 1967. He has written widely on the European novel from the 18th century to the present, on American fiction, and on modern Hebrew literature.
Sir Simon Schama
London-born historian Sir Simon Schama, CBE, FBA, FRHistS, FRSL is Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University, New York City. He is also a contributing editor of the Financial Times. He is the author of 19 books, and the
writer-presenter of 60 documentaries on art, history and literature for BBC television.
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