Public Lecture: Event is free and open to the public
UW event co-sponsors: Stroum Center for Jewish Studies, Jackson School of
International Studies, Simpson Center for the Humanities, Department of Near Eastern
Languages and Civilization, Department of Comparative Literature, Cinema, and
Media, Department of Germanics, UW Hillel
Dr. Berman is a distinguished professor of Comparative Literature and German Studies. He served as President of the Modern Language
Association (MLA) in 2011. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution.