Dibur Literary Journal

Dibur is a journal that promotes more global conversations around contemporary attitudes towards literature, ethnicity, nation, identity, language, and culture. Dibur in Hebrew means speech, discussion, and understanding.

Maya Arad (R-HP)


Maya Arad is an acclaimed author of Hebrew narrative prose and and a pioneer in the revival of form in contemporary Hebrew verse. She has taught at the universities of Harvard, Geneva and Stanford and is currently a Writer in Residence at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies, Stanford since 2009.


Minor in Hebrew

The undergraduate minor in Middle Eastern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures gives students majoring in other departments an opportunity to gain a substantial introduction to Middle Eastern and African languages, and to the cultures and civilizations of the Middle East & Africa.


Upcoming Events in 2015-16

During the next year we will be focusing on contemporary Israeli literature and society by hosting visiting scholars who will enrich the campus with classes, lectures and conversations on the Israeli economy, society and culture. The DLCL will also be hosting a conference on Prophetic Imaginings: Aesthetics, Ethics, Hermeneutics on May 9-10, 2016.   


The Hebrew@Stanford Project is devoted to promoting the study and research of Hebrew and Israeli culture at Stanford. The project is part of the Taube Center for Jewish Studies and the Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages.