Sami Shalom Chetrit

Distinguised Visiting Scholar Sami Shalom Chetrit

Sami Shalom Chetrit

Distinguished Visiting Scholar

October 15 - 18, 2013

Sami Shalom Chetrit is the head of the Hebrew Studies Program in the department of Classical, Middle Eastern, and Asian Languages and Cultures at Queens College, CUNY. Professor Chetrit is a Moroccan Jew who was raised in Israel. He writes and publishes scholarly work, poetry and prose and makes documentary films. His next film project is about noted Mizrahi poet Erez Boton.