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Written Arts Program, Middle Eastern Studies Program, and Jewish Studies Program present

Etgar Keret at Bard: In Conversation

Monday, April 15, 2013

[Etgar Keret at Bard: In Conversation]

4:00-4:45 pm

Jewish Stories and Israeli Culture Today
4:45-5:30 pm
Writing and Film Making: Creativity and Play
6:30 pm
Keret reads from his work, followed by Q&A

Etgar Keret is one of the most popular and influential writers in Israel today. Keret's work has been published in twenty-two languages and adapted in over forty films. His directorial debut, Jellyfish, won the coveted Camera d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival 2007.

Copies of Keret's latest work, Suddenly, A Knock on the Door, are available at the Bard bookstore.

For more information about Keret, and samples of his work see

To read his columns for Tablet Magazine, see

A selection of his stories is available at


This event is made possible by the generous support of the Posen Foundation.

Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Campus Center, Weis Cinema