Workshop program

Text and textuality in the 21st century

The Hebrew University, September 9, 2013 , 10:00-17:00

Eilat Hall, Feldman building, second floor , Givat Ram campus.

Session 1:    10:00 – 11:45

Opening Remarks

 Susan SchreibmanTrinity College, Dublin: “Digital Textualities: from Busa  to Google books” 

 Elena PierazzoKing’s College, London:“The digital and the material text: textual transmission and what is text, really”

Session 2:  12:00 – 12:45

Joris van Zundert, Huygens Institute for the History of The Netherlands:  “Text as Data: Averting The Hermeneutic Void”

Lunch Break

Session 3:    14:30 – 16:00 Traditional textuality in the context of Jewish Studies

Avriel Bar Levav (The Open University of Israel)  “The Text in this Library: The Bond among Readers and the History of Jewish Library Awareness”

Shlomo Berger (The University of Amsterdam) : “Textualities, the emergence of the early modern Yiddish book and its functions.”

Session 4:  16:15 – 17:30

Panel Discussion