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[Conference] Jonathan M. Hess Symposium, Moments of Enlightenment

The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, together with the department of Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, is pleased to announce the Jonathan M. Hess Symposium, Moments of Enlightenment, held in honor of the life and work of professor and scholar Jonathan Hess, and scheduled to take place in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, from April 13-15, 2019.

This conference will bring together major scholars in German and Jewish Studies to consider German Jewish interactions from 18th Century to the Present. Highlights are to include a keynote from Martha Helfer entitled, "Maurice Sendak's Dear Mili: A Contrapuntal Elegy."

All events are free and open to the public. For a full schedule, please consult the CCJS website at