Wu Yan Poetry Event

language and spiritual space of poetry

01 December 2022, 18:00 
Gilman building, room 458 
Wu Yan Poetry Event

language and spiritual space of poetry



David Galil, Theatrical Producer



1. Part I: Opening

Opening Performance: Chinese Zither (Guqin), played by Shiran 5 minutes

Greetings: Prof. Asaf Goldschmidt 5minutes

Yehezkel Lazarov 5minutes

prof. Zhang Ping 5 minutes


2. Part II: Topic Discussion

Romaine Scott: wordlessness: Language in crisis: The poetry of Yu Jingyi 10minutes

Sol Jaworowski: “Religious Texts and Contemporary Poetry” 8 minutes

Prof. Liang Hong: “spirit of poetry” 5 minutes

Yishai Knoll: “The present time is future in music composition” 10 minutes


3、Part III: speech and Reading

Yehezkel Lazarov: “Aphasic” or “by then” (Hebrew Poems) 3 minutes

Roni Toren: “Autumn in Beijing” 5minutes

Simcha Shirman: “in full sunlight” (Hebrew Poems) 3 minutes

Free reading

Yu Jingyi: “why poetry”; Reading: “what I was doing in the wind” 8 minutes


4、Part IIII: Closing

Remarks: David Galil

Photo Session



About the Author of Wu Yan (Wordless)

About the Author of A Poet Lost for Words

Yu Jingyi is a poet, producer, director, and founder of the China-Israel Culture and Art Foundation. She ran her own theater and producing company in China. Recently, she moved from Beijing to Tel Aviv and has been traveling between the two countries, producing dramas and facilitating communication in cultures and arts.

Her representative productions include the Israeli plays Requiem By Hanoch Levin. Jingyi’s other major literary publication is the JY Poem Collection. She is currently working on a collection of short stories and a stage production.


Guests of Honor:

Prof. Asaf Goldschmidt, Director of CITAU

Prof. Liang Hong, Chinese Director of CITAU

Yu Jingyi, Poet, Producer, Director, Founder of the Sino-Israeli Culture and Arts Foundation

Yehezkel Lazarov, Head of the Performing Arts Department at Kibbutzim College of Education, Technology, and the Arts

Romaine Scott, Sinologist, Poet, Translator

Simcha Shirman, Artist

Prof. Zhang Ping, Tel Aviv University professor, scholar, Translator

Dr. Sol Jaworowski, Psychiatrist

Roni Toren, Artist

Yishai Knoll, Composer

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