William Koblener

Associate Professor, Bar-Ilan University

William Kolbrener is Associate Professor of English at Bar-Ilan University. He received his B.A. from Columbia College, his M.A. from University College, Oxford, and his Ph.D. from Columbia University. He has written in major scholarly journals in literature, history, theology, psychoanalysis, and cultural criticism, on Jewish topics in CommentaryAzure,JQR, the AJS ReviewTradition and many other Jewish publications, and the Washington Post column, Letter from Israel. Professor Kolbrener is also author of the 2008 book,Milton’s Warring Angels: A Study of Critical Engagementsand the 2011, Open Minded Torah: Of Irony, Fundamentalism and Love.

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Where Does It End?

Saturday, May 19th
2:30 - 4:30PM

Past Event

We follow up our inquiry into beginnings by posing complementary questions about endings: why are we curious about endings, whether that of the cosmos or our own? What can we discover from each other’s curiosity about endings? What are the organizational properties necessary to call something an ending? How might conceptualizations of the end of… read more »