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The 2016 Levy Event | Edges of Identity: Jews, Punk and Poetry
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:00pm to Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 2:00pm
The 2016 Levy Event | Edges of Identity: Jews, Punk and Poetry

The 2016 Levy Event




FREE TICKETS AVAILABLE for performances of

music, poetry, songs and theatrical readings



Schedule of Events:

Friday November 4th :: 12:00pm | Neuberger Hall RM 470

  • The Return of the Golem: Monsters and Saviors in Recent Sci-Fi/Fantasy”  Michael R. Weingrad, Judaic Studies
  • Brown Bag Lunch, beverages and dessert provided
  • Ticket NOT required

Sunday November 6th 

  • BRUNCH :: 11:00am | Lincoln Hall RM 327
    • Edges Sound the Center: Contextualizing Feminist PunkSarah Dougher, PhD, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
    • RSVP required
  • MAIN ACT  :: Lincoln Performance Hall RM 175 |  12:00pm doors / 12:30pm show

Golem singer and founder Annette Ezekiel Kogan and her band have been stirring together punk and klezmer music since 2000 to increasing recognition and acclaim. Golem has enjoyed glowing reviews on NPR and in Lilith Magazine as well as film and TV appearances, most recently on the hit show “Louie” on the FX channel.

Artist-in-Residence Alicia Jo Rabins, an award-winning poet and former Golem band member, reading from her award-winning volume “Divinity School” and performing original pieces from her song cycle “Girls in Trouble,” based on female characters from the Torah.



This innovative day of learning is possible through the generous gift of Larry Levy and Pamela Lindholm-Levy and is cosponsored by the PSU College of the Arts, the Department of English, and the PSU Speakers Board.