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Monday, June 8 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Were Chaucer, Marlowe and Shakespeare antisemitic?

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The Jew is depicted in fascinating ways by the great English writers, and the way in which Jews have been presented both reflects and shapes the attitudes and behaviour of the host culture towards Jews. This session will examine Chaucer, Marlowe and Shakespeare’s portrayal of Jews and consider whether the writers may be regarded as guilty of Judeophobia.

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Hilton Immerman

Dr Hilton Immerman OAM is an Honorary Fellow of the University of NSW. He was head of Shalom for almost 30 years. Hilton has seven university degrees from four different continents. As a former teacher of English, Hilton’s research interests include the portrayal of the Jew in English... Read More →

Monday June 8, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm AEST