TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY
The Lester and Sally Entin Faculty of Humanities
School of History
The Institute for German History

"Heldenplatz"
and Other Tales From Austria

A Symposium on the
Austrian Writer Thomas Bernhard




Thursday, January 18, 2001
6 pm



Ausitorium 001, The Max Webb Family
School of Languages Building
Tel Aviv University

For information please call 03-6409731



The Program of the Symposium

Introduction:
Moshe Zuckermann
Institute for German History

Wendelin Schmidt-Dengler, University of Vienna
Thomas Bernhard: A Portrait of the Author as an Artist of Exaggeration

Jeanette R. Malkin, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Nazis in the Bernhard Soup: The Political Bernhard Revisited

Reading of excerpts from plays by Thomas Bernhard

Break

Siegfried Mattl, University of Vienna
Things Fall Apart: Globalization, Crisis of Identity and Neopopulism in Austria

Shimon Levy, Tel Aviv University
Austrian Drama in the Israeli Theatre: An Unrealized Potential

Reading of excerpts from Austrian dramas




Event language: English.
Readings (in Hebrew) by students of the Theatre Studies Department, Tel Aviv University

In cooperation with the Austrian Embassy Tel Aviv
and SCHOCKEN PUBLISHING HOUSE Ltd.

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