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The International Conference on the Life and Work of Israeli Author Aharon Appelfeld, October 26-27, 2011 / a collaboration between the University of Pennsylvania and Ben Gurion University of the Negev ; conference organizers, Al Filreis, Nili Gold, Yigal Schwartz, and Beth S. Wenger.

Other Title:
Aharon Appelfeld [videorecording]
Title on disc labels: Appelfeld Conference
Edition:
[Widescreen presentation].
Publication:
[Philadelphia, PA] : www.walshvideo.com, 2011.
Conference Name:
International Conference on the Life and Work of Israeli Author Aharon Appelfeld (2011 : University of Pennsylvania).
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Video
6 videodiscs (493 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Apelfeld, Aharon.
Apelfeld, Aharon -- Interviews.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in literature.
Authors, Israeli.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in motion pictures.
Judaism and literature.
Form/Genre:
Lectures.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, [all regions?].
Summary:
Scholars from a variety of disciplines discuss the work of Appelfeld, a Holocaust survivor, who has produced some powerful works on the Holocaust and on being a Jew in today's world.
Contents:
Session 1. Background and context
session 2. Appelfeld and cinematic Holocaust testimonials
session 3. The Jewish story
session 4. Language and biography
session 5. Holocaust and diaspora
session 6. Aharon Appelfeld in conversation with Nili Gold.
Credits:
Recorded by Kevin Walsh.
Notes:
Videodisc release of the proceedings of the conference filmed in 2011.
"[Sponsored by] University of Pennsylvania: Jewish Studies Program; Kelly Writers House; Middle East Center; Writers Without Borders; The Provost's International Series at the Kelly Writers House; Seth Ginns Fund for International Writers; University Research Foundation; School of Arts and Sciences Conference Support; Ben Gurion University of the Negev: Heksherim; The Research Institute for Jewish and Israeli Literature and Culture; The Consulate General of Israel to the Mid-Atlantic Region."--Container.
Aspect ratio 16.9.
Contributor:
Filreis, Alan, 1956- , Producer
Gold, Nili Scharf. , Interviewer, Producer
Shṿarts, Yigʼal. , Producer
Wenger, Beth S., 1963- , Producer
Apelfeld, Aharon. , Interviewee
University of Pennsylvania. Jewish Studies Program. , Producer
Universiṭat Ben-Guryon ba-Negev. , Producer
www.walshvideo.com. , Distributor
OCLC:
820724614
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