Taub Center Lecture, “Identity of the Victim: Trauma and Ethics in Current Israeli Cinema”—Nov. 27


NYU's Taub Center for Israel Studies will host film scholar Raz Yosef for a public lecture, “Identity of the Victim: Trauma and Ethics in Current Israeli Cinema,” on Tuesday, November 27.

NYU's Taub Center for Israel Studies will host film scholar Raz Yosef for a public lecture, “Identity of the Victim: Trauma and Ethics in Current Israeli Cinema,” on Tuesday, November 27, 6-7:30 p.m., at NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (first-floor screening room), 53 Washington Square South (between Thompson and Sullivan Streets).

This event had originally been scheduled for October 30, but was postponed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

The event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required to fas.taubcenter@nyu.edu or 212.998.8981. Seating is limited. Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, M (West 4th Street).

Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu.

Yosef is a senior lecturer and the head of the undergraduate cinema studies program at Tel Aviv University’s Department of Film and Television. His published works include: “Beyond Flesh: Queer Masculinities and Nationalism in Israeli Cinema” (Rutgers University Press, 2004); “To Know a Man: Masculinity, Sexuality and Ethnicity in Israeli Cinema”; and “The Politics of Loss and Trauma in Contemporary Israeli Cinema”.

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