Current Events

Jerusalem Conference | 2019

The Feuilleton Project, an initiative organized by faculty at Michigan State University, the Ohio State University, the University of Michigan, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, invites papers from scholars based in Europe and Israel for … Read more.

Past Events

Michigan Translation Workshop | 2019

This experimental workshop convened a small groups of scholars interested in the feuilleton, looking at, in particular, their linguistic, geographic, cultural, social and political contexts in which feuilletons appeared. Read more.

Ohio State University Conference | 2018

The Feuilleton & Modern Jewish Cultures. What do Heinrich Heine, Theodor Herzl, Vladimir Jabotinsky, Isaac Babel, Walter Benjamin, Leah Goldberg and Antoni Słonimski all have in common? These Jewish writers all wrote feuilletons: entertaining essays, sketches, satires and stories that appeared “below the line” in newspapers. Read more.

Symposium at the University of Michigan | 2017

Below the Line? Heinrich Heine, Sholem Aleichem, Theodor Herzl, Vladimir Jabotinsky, Joseph Roth, Walter Benjamin, and Ilya Ehrenburg – all these are the names of Jewish writers during the 19th and early 20th centuries, who wrote feuilletons, often side by side with poems, novels, short stories, or philosophical and political works. Does the fact that these prominent Jewish figures wrote feuilletons in Hebrew, Yiddish, German, Russian and Polish makes these feuilletons Jewish? Read More.