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York (30.10.2005) Date: 10.10.2005 Centennial Symposium|Center for Jewish History The Gisella Levi Cahnman Open Seminar Series ELIAS CANETTI THE LAST POLYMATH OF THE "JEWISH CENTURY" "Canetti is a great poet of a dilemma which, as unresolved as ever, has our century by the throat: the interchangeability and lethal symbiosis of self-defense and self-destruction." Claudio Magris Sunday, October 30 - www.cjh.org Brunch time film screening 12 noon - ELIAS CANETTI by Thomas Honickel, Germany, 2005 (60 min./German w/English subtitles. U.S. premiere). Talks and debates 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Gloria Ascher, Tufts University Michael Taussig, Columbia University Dagmar Barnouw, University of Southern California Robert Elbaz, University of Haifa Readings, lecture, and public dialogue 7:30 pm - An evening salon on Elias Canetti with Claudio Magris and other guests. Introduced and moderated by Liliane Weissberg, University of Pennsylvania. Film & talks: $20 and $10 students /faculty, and members of LBI and ASF. Evening lecture: $20 and $10 students/faculty, and members of LBI and ASF. The Date Palm Café will remain open all day. All-day Pass: $35 (includes 10% discount at the bookstore and café). Presented by the Primo Levi Center, the Leo Baeck Institute, and the American Sephardi Federation. Made possible through the generous contributions of The Cahnman Foundation, the Italian Cultural Institute, and the New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The following organizations have contributed to the outreach for this symposium: Center for the Humanities at CUNY Graduate Center, Institute for the Humanities at New York University, the Goethe Institute New York, the Deutsches Haus at NYU, and the National Book Foundation. Reservations: 917-606-8200 Center for Jewish History 15 Wes 16 Street New York, NY 10011 ___________________________________________________________ H-GERMANISTIK Netzwerk für literaturwissenschaftlichen Wissenstransfer Humanities-Network for German Literature and Philology mail: email@example.com www: http://www.h-germanistik.de Beiträge/contributions: firstname.lastname@example.org ___________________________________________________________