Vered Weiss: Juda, Judaism and Vampirism

Monday, December 2, 2019, 12:30 pm
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Jewish Studies Lecturer Vered Weiss discusses the use of horror and fantasy in Israeli television as a means to reconsider social boundaries and convey social critique. Specifically, she will examine Juda, the 2016 television series, as a platform for social critique and expose the ways in which it probes Jewish Israeli national, religious and gender identities. Free.
Humanities Building, Room 415
Department of Jewish Studies
Department of Jewish Studies
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Vered Weiss earned her master's degree in Comparative and World Literature from SF State and her doctorate from comparative literature from University of Kent, Canterbury. Weiss’ areas of interest include Israeli and British literature and culture, myths, Gothic, horror and fantasy.