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K-State Today Student Edition

September 10, 2018

'Rome in the Jewish Imagination' presentation sponsored by the history department

By Melissa Janulis

The history department invites everyone interested to attend a presentation by Daniel Stein Kokin titled, "Rome in the Jewish Imagination: The Eternal City and Immortal People Across Two-Thousand Years" from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, in 208 Calvin Hall. There will be time for questions after the presentation.

Stein Kokin is junior professor of Jewish literature and culture at the University of Greifswald in Germany. He is a visiting assistant professor at the UCLA International Institute, with a primary focus on Israel studies. In 2015-16, he served as the Viterbi professor of Mediterranean Jewish studies at UCLA. During the 2017-18 academic year, Stein Kokin taught three undergraduate courses in the department of near eastern languages and cultures: Symbolic Places and Spaces in Modern Israel and the Palestinian Territories, Settlement in Israeli History, and Introduction to Jewish Studies. He also will teach Europe and Israel: The History of a Vexed Relationship in the international and area studies program of the International Institute. He will teach similar courses during the 2018-19 academic year.

For more information, or with any questions, please contact Albert Hamscher at aham@k-state.edu

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