Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Magic Circles & Epistemic Closures

Fri, April 19, 2013

Jason Roberts, PhD student in Germanic Studies, speaks on the difficulties of analyzing “magic” in narrative. Using the figure of the Golem of Prague as a case study, he shows how religious hegemony and literary orientalism have left the term “magic” meaning everything and nothing.

Click HERE to view the poster.

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