Studyday Kafka and his Readers

June 5th, 2013
Studyday Kafka and his Readers
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rabin Building, room 2001

Studyday organized by the Institute of Jewish Studies and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


09.45 Welcome: Yoav Rinon, Vivian Liska

Chair: Bernd Witte

10.00-10.45 Opening lecture: Shimon Sandbank: Reading Kafka: A Winding Course
10.45-11.30 Michal Ben Naftali: Derrida reads Kafka: The Fundamental Plot
11.30-11.45  Coffee break
11.45-12.30 Birgit Erdle: Impermeability of Things. The Abandoned 'The Village Schoolmaster'-Fragment
12.30-13.15  Alfred Bodenheimer: Kafka as a Witness to Jewish Modernity

13.15-14.30    Lunch break

Chair: Ilana Pardes

14.30-15.15 Noam Gal: The Migrating Character of K
15.15-16.00 Eli Schönfeld: Kafka and Existentialism (Sartre, Camus and Wahl)
16.00-16.15 Coffee break
16.15-17.00 Galili Shahar: Samsa's Alarm Clock
17.00-17.45 Vivian Liska: Kafka, Narrative and the Law
17.45-18.00 Closing Discussion