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The Shaindy Rudoff Graduate Program

in Creative Writing

Ink, Inc.: History, Community, Text

May 13-15, 2018

Building 206, Bar-Ilan University


Conference Program

Sunday, May 13

18:00 Reception


History and Fiction, Memory and Imagination:

Writing the Past Responsibly

An Evening with Deborah Lipstadt and Rachel Kadish, in conversation with Ilana Blumberg

Dvar Torah:  William Kolbrener

Monday, May 14


Translation Workshop with Evan Fallenberg


Hybrid Forms Workshop with Marcela Sulak and Erika Meitner

18:15 Reception 


An Evening in Honor of Linda Zisquit

with Special Guest Alicia Ostriker

Moderator: Marcela Sulak

Introduction: Sharon Baris

Words in honor of Linda: Allen Hoffman

Sidra Ezrahi

Tuesday, May 15


Creative Nonfiction Workshop with Rachel Kadish


Poetry Workshop with Linda Zisquit and Alicia Ostriker


Fiction Workshop with Dalia Rosenfeld


Bar Ilan Campus Tour (for invited guests)


The Andi Moriah Poetry & Dave Greber Non-Fiction Social Justice Awards Ceremony 

Annual Alumni Reading

18:15 Reception


12th Annual Shaindy Rudoff Memorial Evening

    in memory of Founding Director Shaindy Rudoff, z”l

Remembering Shaindy: Sara Rudoff Olshin

Dvar Torah: Michael Kramer

Conversation with Erika Meitner and Ilana Kurshan

Moderator: Ilana Blumberg

**Featured authors' books for sale by Sippur Pashut.

The conference is held with the generous help of the Office of the Vice-President for Research; the Faculty of Humanities; the Kaplan Program in in American Literature; the Lechter Institute for Literary Research; and the Lewis Family Foundation for International Conferences in the Humanities.

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