Perpetrator and victim dived for the same cover: numb, exilic
Among those topics are the Exilic
Period as an urgent case for a historical reconstruction without the biblical text: the neo-Babylonian royal inscriptions as a primary source, the relation between Samaria and Jerusalem in the early Maccabaean Period revisited: a case study about the reception of Phinehas, and from Philadelphius to Hyrcanus: the alternative approach to the formation and canonization of the Deuteronomistic historiography.
And that is why last week's concert featuring Steven Bernstein's 9-piece outfit Diaspora Soul, a combustion of jazz, funk, and blues rhythms wrapped around traditional Jewish melodies, felt all the more momentous, exilic
In 'El Rayo' (2013, 86 minutes), film directors Fran Araujo and Ernesto de Nova document for us the last of 13 years of exilic
employment of a undocumented migrant worker.
In order to explore questions pertaining to exile, and link them to the ancient dispute between Kropotkin and Darwin, Living at the Edges of Capitalism starts by exploring various links between material life and exilic
spaces and practices.
Part 1 treats the pre-exilic, exilic
, and post-exilic history of the divided kingdoms of the north and south [922-350 BCE]; part 2 examines the history of Israel in the Greek period [350 BCE-first century CE]; and part 3 considers the history of Israel in the Roman period [first century BCE-220 CE].
In exploring these questions, the papers also sought to explore ways in which Jewish exilic
cultural identity was reshaped and affected by additional aspects of modernity other than the establishment of State of Israel.
The goal of an exiled landedness is to build the city for others, "accepting one's exilic
status, even when one is at home, and recognizing that one truly inhabits and takes possession of particular places not by seeking to escape one's exilic
status but rather through efforts to create polities that welcome and incorporate the exiles (the refugees, the internally displaced) created by the exclusionary politics of the nation-state" (76-77).
Moving from Homer's and Virgil's foundational accounts of nostalgia to the exilic
writings of Hannah Arendt, Cassin revisits the dangerous implications of nostalgia for land and homeland, thinking them anew through questions of exile and language.
Gillespie is interested, predominantly, in two facets of the exilic
experience: Joyce primarily, but also the modern ("post-Enlightenment era") condition more generally.
East and West, exilic
memoirs, identity, Iranian women, the Islamic revolution of Iran, nationalism, patriotism
This mysterious combination of trauma and fascination at the heart of the exilic
experience is the subject of Yana Meerzon's Performing Exile, Performing Self, which attempts to correct what she considers to be our overly negative assessment of the exilic
state as "one of mourning, depression, disbelief, and constant suffering" (2).