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Protected: David Cohen, “Yitzhak ibn Latif”

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Protected: Benny Bar-Lavi, “Judaizing Machiavelli: anti-Judaism in the Spanish anti-Machiavellian tradition of the 16th and 17th centuries”

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Spring 2016 Schedule

*Wednesday, March 30, 5-6:30 pm: Katerina Capkova, “Kehile or Club? Being Jewish in Communist Poland and Czechoslovakia” (224 SSD [John Hope Franklin room], co-sponsored with Modern Europe workshop) Monday, April 11, 4:30-6: Benny Bar-Lavi (PhD Student, History), “Judaizing Machiavelli: anti-Judaism in the Spanish anti-Machiavellian tradition of the 16th and 17th centuries” *Wednesday, April 13: AAJR at UChicago Monday, ...

Buber’s I-Thou Philosophy in Buddhism and Taoism

Buber's I-Thou Philosophy in Buddhism and Taoism
The Jewish Studies Workshop and the Philosophy of Religion Workshop proudly present: Buber’s I-Thou Philosophy in Buddhism and Taoism A talk by Toshihiro Horikawa (Kyoto University / University of Heidelberg) Tuesday, Oct. 20th, 4:30-6:00 at Stuart Hall 104. A short reception will follow.

Autumn Quarter Schedule

Schedule, Autumn Quarter, 2015 *Please allow for minor changes resulting from unforeseen circumstances Tuesday, October 6, 7-8:30: Opening Dinner Please RSVP with either Anna Band (aband@uchicago.edu) or Yiftach Ofek (yiftach@uchicago.edu) for address. Sunday-Monday, October 18-19:  Conference – Martin Buber: Philosopher of Dialogue (The Spertus Institute with the University of Chicago Divinity School) In commemoration of the fiftieth ...

Call for Papers 2015-16

The Jewish Studies Workshop invites graduate students and faculty to present their work during the upcoming academic year of 2015-16. The Workshop provides an intimate, interdisciplinary forum for faculty and graduate students to engage in vibrant discourse and critical reflection on work and topics that range across all things related to Jews or Judaism. The Workshop ...

Autumn 2015 Schedule (Preview)

Hello everyone! We are very excited for this coming year, and are looking forward to what is already shaping up to be a very interesting quarter. Soon Anna and I will be sending out an official Call for Papers, but in the meantime, below is sneak peak at some of the events coming up for us ...

Winter Quarter Schedule

Visit our Facebook page for schedule updates and announcements! https://www.facebook.com/groups/925242680838753/ Location information will be updated on the Facebook link above. Snacks will be provided at all events! Wednesday, January 14 – 4:30-6:00pm – Swift 106 Jeff Fowler, “Retelling Old Stories: Christian Supersessionism and/in Post-Emancipation Judaism” Jeff is a PhD candidate in Theology at the Divinity ...

Wednesday, Nov. 12: Eugene Sheppard: German and German Jewish Understandings of Persecution, Providence, and Messianic Vengeance: 1933-1938.

Join the Jewish Studies Workshop on Wednesday, November 12th 4:30-6:00 PM in Swift 106 as we welcome Eugene Sheppard, Brandeis University Professor of Modern Jewish History and Thought to discuss his paper entitled “German and German Jewish Understandings of Persecution, Providence, and Messianic Vengeance: 1933-1938.” Eugene Sheppard is the author of Leo Strauss and the Politics of ...