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The Golem: The Artificial Anthropoid from Enlightenment Monster to AI

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The Golem: The Artificial Anthropoid from Enlightenment Monster to AI

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Lecture by Cathy Gelbin (University of Manchester)

This lecture is part of the GHI Spring Lecture Series 2020 “'The spirits that I called': Artificial Life from the Enlightenment to the Present.” All lectures take place on Thursdays and begin at 6:30 pm (refreshments will be served from 6:00 to 6:30 pm). They will be held at the German Historical Institute, 1607 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington D.C.

Cathy Gelbin is a film historian and cultural studies scholar with special interests in European life and its Jewish cultures. Her work on feature film, video testimony, literary texts and live art has focused on Holocaust representations and the dynamics of modern German-speaking Jewish culture. She has written The Golem Returns: From German Romantic Literature to Global Jewish Culture, 1808-2008 (Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany).

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