JCC Author & Speaker Series: Dr. Melissa Weininger

Date: May 8, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm

Barshop JCC
12500 NW Military Hwy.
San Antonio, TX 78231

Rachel Rustin
(210) 302-6969


Dr. Melissa WeiningerDr. Melissa Weininger specializes in the study of modern Hebrew and Yiddish literature, with an emphasis on gender, nationalism, and ideology. She is working on a project on the role of gender and nation in modern Jewish literature and culture. Melissa is looking forward to visiting the Barshop JCC to discuss the contemporary representations of women in the Israeli military and the challenge they present to dominant conceptions of Israeli national identity and Zionist ideals of masculinity.

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