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Mon, Apr 22, 2024

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A Day with Sami Shalom Chetrit: Poet, Author, Filmmaker  (Public Programs)

Sami Shalom Chetrit is an Israeli poet of Moroccan origin who teaches Hebrew language, literature, and culture, and Middle Eastern studies at Queens College in New York. Chetrit is the author of numerous articles and books on culture, society, and politics in Israel, a novel and four books of poetry, as well as the director of three documentaries. His visit to MSU is sponsored by Jewish Studies in conjunction with the Israeli Film Festival, Chetrit will present his 2014 film "Shattered Rhymes: The Life and Poetry of Erez Bitton" on Monday, March 23, at 7:00 pm in Wells Hall B-122.

Tuesday, March 24
3:00-4:00 pm
Snyder Hall Room 204
"My Heart is in the East, and I in the Uttermost West: Writing Hebrew Poetry in America"
Conversations with Sami Shalom Chetrit about his work and poetry.

7:00-8:30 pm
Snyder Theater, Snyder Hall C20 (basement)
Poetry Reading by Sami Shalom Chetrit

Both events are free and open to the public.

Sponsored by MSU's Jewish Studies Program, RCAH Center for Poetry, and the English Department. For more information, please contact the RCAH Center for Poetry at 517-884-1932.

Location: Snyder Hall [map]
Price: free and open to the public
Sponsor: Administration
Contact: phone pic (517) 432-3493