He’s not a literary author, but has been a enormous influence for critics and authors in the world of Anglo-Jewish writing (and far beyond–I just bought a book of his in Phoenix, AZ) that it is worth linking to him here. Bauman Institute Wikipedia Page (apparently there are issues with it.  Can you fix them?) […]

The Infidel (2010) Director Josh Appignanesi The Infidel (2010) This is not only a very Jewish movie, it’s a very British and a very Islamic movie dealing with the matter of multiculturalism. Omid Djalili plays Mahmud, a Muslim who discovers not only that he’s been adopted but also that he’s Jewish. The script, written by […]

http://bjcc.bangor.ac.uk/past-events.php.en Papers given: ‘Tragedy or Neutropia? The Honourable Woman’ Dr. Sue Vice, University of Sheffield ‘British-Jewish Utopias and Dystopias from Zangwill to Jacobson’ Professor Brian Cheyette, University of Reading “No Outlines”: From Dystopia to Heterotopia in Howard Jacobson’s J’ Dr. Ruth Gilbert, University of Winchester ‘Messianism and British-Jewish Utopia’ Dr. Peter Lawson, Open University ‘The […]

My professor Bryan Cheyette aside from being a literary scholar is a Dylanologist.  In a personal sense, Dylan is a connection–when I first began to think about doing my doctorate, I spent several amazing times talking through ideas with Christopher Ricks, Dr. Cheyette names “Dylanologist-in-Chief.” After the topics that Dr. Ricks and I were discussing didn’t […]

Really interested in seeing this. Jay Howard Geller and Leslie Morris, Editors As German Jews emigrated in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and as exiles from Nazi Germany, they carried the traditions, culture, and particular prejudices of their home with them. At the same time, Germany—and Berlin in particular—attracted both secular and religious Jewish […]

CFP for a Symposium, co-sponsored by the AHRC BJ:CC Network (Bangor University and the University of Winchester) and ‘Identities’ at the University of Reading, to be held at the University of Reading on 4th November, 2016: Deadline for submissions: Saturday, October 1, 2016 The Interface Between British Contemporary Black and Jewish Cultures Over the past […]

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS: ZIONISM AND ANTISEMITISM – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London 30 May – 1 June 2017 ZIONISM AND ANTISEMITISM – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London 30 May – 1 June 2017 CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR […]