Fall ’11 Schedule

JST_HB Workshoppers, Welcome back to a new and exciting year!  Below, please find the schedule for the Fall quarter ’11.  This year we’ll be meeting on Mondays, bi-monthly, at, our new time, noon, unless otherwise stated, in room 200 of Swift Hall. Oct. 3rd: Dr. Michael Brenner, Professor of Jewish History and Culture at the ...

Paper: Prof. David Novak – Phil. Foundations of Rel. Liberty

JST_HB Workshoppers, The paper / chapters for the workshop of Prof. David Novak, University of Toronto, are  <no longer> available for download here <at the request of the author>. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, May 31st @5pm, in Swift Hall, rm 200. See you all there!

Paper: Prof. Michael Fishbane on “Piyyut and Midrash”

JST_HB Workshoppers, The paper for the workshop of Prof. Michael Fishbane, Nathan Cumming Professor of Jewish Studies in the Divinity School, on “Piyyut and Midrash: Between Poetic Invention and Rabbinic Convention” has been removed at the request of the author. The workshop will take place on TUESDAY, MAY 24th, @ 5pm in Swift 200. NOTE ...

Paper: Igor DeSouza – Equivocal Terms in the Guide

JST_HB Workshoppers, The paper for the workshop of Igor DeSouza, University of Chicago PhD Candidate, entitled “‘The First Purpose of this Treatise’: The Equivocal Terms of the Guide for the Perplexed in Some of its Commentaries,” has been removed at the request of the author. As always, we meet in Swift Hall, rm. 403, @6pm, ...

End of Spring Quarter ’11 Schedule

JST_HB Workshoppers, Below is the schedule of events for the rest of the Spring ’11 quarter.  Stay tuned for papers and other updates. May 16th: Igor de Souza, University of Chicago PhD Candidate, on “‘The First Purpose of this Treatise’: The Equivocal Terms of the Guide for the Perplexed in Some of its Commentaries.” May ...

Paper: David Gottlieb, May 9th

JST_HB Workshoppers, The paper for the workshop of David Gottlieb, PhD student in the History of Judaism at the University of Chicago Divinity school, on “Rupture, Repentance, and Cultural Memory: David Weiss Halivni and the Uses of Teshuvah ” is now available for download HERE. As always we meet in Swift hall, rm. 403, @6pm, ...

Paper: Larisa Reznick – Rosenzweig and His Critics

JST_HB Workshoppers, The paper for the workshop of Larisa Reznick, University of Chicago Divinity School PhD candidate in Theology, on “Rosenzweig and His Critics: The Politics of (A)political Theology” has been removed at the request of the author. The workshop will take place at our usual time and place on Monday, May 2nd, in Swift ...

Paper: Joseph Ballan – Deux Sources, April 18th

JST_HB Workshoppers, The paper for the workshop of  Joseph Ballan, University of Chicago Divinity School PhD Candidate, on “Is the Deux Sources Theory of Religion a Supersessionist Theology?  Vladimir Jankélévitch, Eliane Amado Lévy-Valensi and the Problem of ‘Bergson and Judaism.’” is <no longer> available for download here <at the request of the author>. The workshop ...

SO MANY EVENTS! April 8th, 11th and 18th!

JST_HB Workshoppers, For the Spring quarter of 2011 we start off with a rapid fire series of three events in a row(!): April 8th*: Dr. Ruth Davis, Cambridge University, currently at Yale, “Robert Lachmann’s Oriental Music Archive in Mandatory Palestine: the Jewish Recordings“  @ 2pm*. April 11th: Sam Brody, University of Chicago Divinity School PhD ...

Spring ’11 Schedule

JST_HB Workshoppers, Below is our Spring ’11 schedule.  All events are in Swift Hall, rm 403, @ 6pm, on a Monday, unless indicated otherwise.   Schedule subject to change. April 8th*: Dr. Ruth Davis, Cambridge University, currently at Yale, “Robert Lachmann’s Oriental Music Archive in Mandatory Palestine: the Jewish Recordings“  @ 2pm*. April 11th: Sam Brody, ...