NCJSS Welcomes Yitzhak Lewis: “What Rhymes with Scholem? Kabbalah as literary trope in the writing of Jorge Luis Borges”

Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 2:00pm

The North Carolina Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Yitzhak Lewis, Assistant Professor of Humanities at Duke Kunshan University. He has a PhD in Hebrew and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. His interests include comparative literature in Spanish, Hebrew and Yiddish, literary theory and world literature. His book—A Permanent Beginning: Nachman of Braslav and Jewish Literary Modernity—was recently published by SUNY Press.  

If you would like to attend the seminar, please register: here.

A copy of the paper is available for registered attendees.  To access the paper, please contact

Event Contact

Jeremy Buotte