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AUDIO: An Evening with Etgar Keret

09/13/2010   Download Podcast

Israeli writer Etgar Keret, well-known throughout Israel and the world for his short stories, graphic novels and scriptwriting for film and television, visited Chicago Aug. 26 for an evening at the School of the Art Institute. Listen as Keret reads a selection of his short stories followed by an informal conversation about his work with Rachel S. Harris, Assistant Professor of Hebrew Literature and Israeli Cultural Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Keret was in Chicago as part of a visiting writers' program at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, supported in part through the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago's Israel Studies Project. The event was co-sponsored by the Writing Program of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Program in Jewish Culture and Society at the University of Illinois, the Jewish Federation Israel Studies Project and the American Associates of Ben Gurion University of the Negev.