Tuesday, May 7th at 4:30 in Swift 208 (note change of location!) — Davi Strauss Bernstein (PhD student in History) will present his paper “The Bitburg Crisis.” Please download the paper here, and read it in advance. Coffee, tea, and snacks will be served. If you are in need of special assitance, please contact email@example.com.
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Posted in Uncategorized on Apr 16th, 2013
Shaul Magid (Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Chair in Jewish Studies at Indiana University) will present a chapter from his manuscript-in-progress, Hasidism Incarnate: Hasidism and the ‘Christianization’ of Modern Judaism. The chapter itself is entitled “Divinization and ‘Incarnational Thinking’ in Hasidism: An Overview.” Please download the chapter here and read it in advance. Also, in order to get a better sense [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Feb 27th, 2013
Thursday, March 7th at 12 noon in Classics 110 — Professor David Nirenberg (Professor of Medieval History and Social Thought) will facilitate a discussion with us about what it means and entails to write as an academic scholar for non-academic audiences. As we plunge deeper and deeper into scholarly specializations and focused projects, many of us undoubtedly wrestle with [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Feb 17th, 2013
The Medieval Studies and Jewish Studies Workshops are pleased to invite you to a joint session, to be held on Friday, February 22, from 12-1:30 PM in Wieboldt 207. John Tolan, Professor of History (Université de Nantes), will discuss his paper, “Western European Jewry in the first age of expulsion: 1182-1306.” David Frankel, PhD Student [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Feb 3rd, 2013
Please join us as Professor Michael Fishbane will present his paper “Biblical Hermeneutics and Philosophical Theology: A Jewish Model.” The paper can be downloaded here. The program will include prepared responses from Professor Richard Rosengarten and Bevin Blaber (PhD student in Philosophy of Religions). The event will take place on Tuesday, February 12th at 4:30pm in Swift 106. A reception will follow [...]
10/22 David Gottlieb — “Rupture, Reflection and Renewal: Mimesis and the Transformation of Meaning in Leviticus Rabbah”
Posted in Uncategorized on Oct 15th, 2012
In this session of the Jewish Studies Workshop, David Gottlieb (PhD student in History of Judaism) will present his paper “Rupture, Reflection and Renewal: Mimesis and the Transformation of Meaning in Leviticus Rabbah.” The paper can be downloaded here. The event will take place on Monday, October 22nd at 1:30pm in Social Science Research building [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Oct 10th, 2012
In this joint session of the Jewish Studies Workshop and the Philosophy of Religions Club, Erik Dreff (PhD student in History of Judaism) will present his paper entitled “Rosenzweig’s Star of Redemption as a System of Philosophy.” Erik’s paper can be downloaded here. The event will take place on Monday, October 15th at 1:30pm in [...]
Paper: 10/4 Prof. Holger Zellentin — Rabbinic Historiography as a Response to Christian Triumphalism
Posted in Uncategorized on Oct 3rd, 2012
The Jewish Studies and Medieval Studies Workshops present: Holger Zellentin “Rabbinic Historiography as a Response to Christian Triumphalism: The Destruction of the Temple in Aramaic, Syriac and Greek Discourse” Thursday, October 4, 2012, 12:00pm (feel free to bring lunch to the workshop!) John Hope Franklin Room Social Science Research Building (1126 E. 59th Street, Chicago, IL [...]
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 [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on May 24th, 2011
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!