Schedule for Autumn ’10

JST_HB Workshoppers, Welcome back to a new and exciting year in the Jewish Studies and the Hebrew Bible Workshop.  Below is our schedule thus far for the Autumn quarter of ’10. Oct. 11 – Ben Thomas, PhD Candidate in NELC at the University of Chicago, presenting on “A Story of Silence: Deuteronomism and the Prophecy ...

Final event of the Academic year!

JST_HB Workshoppers, For the final event of the academic year Jacqueline E. Papour, PhD student in NELC at the University of Chicago, will be presenting on “Teaching and Family in Proverbs 31:10-31.” A handout with translations is available for download by clicking HERE. The event will be on TUESDAY June 1st at 6pm in Swift hall ...

Prof. Adam Lipszyc’s paper available for dowload

JST_HB Workshoppers, The paper for Prof. Adam Lipszyc’s presentation on “Silence inscribed: Derrida reading Rosenzweig, while reading Kierkegaard” is available for download HERE. The workshop will take place in Swift Hall rm 403 on Monday May 24th at 6pm. See you all there!

Spring quarter ’10 schedule

JST_HB Workshoppers: Below are the dates and topics for the remaining workshops of the academic year.  I thank you all for your participation over the past year and look forward to your continued presence in our forum. May 17th – Prof. Thomas Romer, Professor of Hebrew Bible in the Faculty of Theology at the University ...

April 26th – Ms. Heather Miller Rubens

JST_HB Workshoppers It is my pleasure to announce that we will be hosting Ms. Heather Miller Rubens, PhD Candidate in the History of Judaism at the University of Chicago Divinity School, this coming Monday in our forum.  She will be presenting on “Lucien Wolf: A “-Jewish” Journalist.” The event will take place THIS COMING MONDAY, ...

April 12th – Ms. Sunny Yudkoff

JST_HB Workshoppers, Join us this Monday, April 12th, as Ms. Sunny Yudkoff, visiting Phd candidate from Harvard University’s NELC Program, will be presenting on “Acknowledging the Erotic: Reintroducing the Yiddish Poetry of Mani Leyb.” There is no paper for download. Details: MONDAY, APRIL 12th, 6pm, Swift Hall, rm. 403.

March 8th – Dr. Tzahi Weiss

JST_HB Workshoppers, The paper for Dr. Tzahi Weiss’ presentation, Monday March 8th, @ 6pm in Swift Hall rm 403,  is now available for download HERE.   He will be presenting on “Why was the world molded by Alphabetical letters? A Lacanian Perspective.” See you all there!

Two Events this Week – Feb 22nd & Feb 26th

JST_HB Workshoppers, We’ve got a busy week planned! On Feb 22nd, Prof. Joel Baden, Yale University, will be presenting on “Jacob Came (Back) to Bethel: The Composition of Genesis 35.”  Monday, 6pm, Swift 403. and on Feb 26th* Prof. Moshe Rosman, Bar Ilan University, Yale University, will be presenting on “Jewish Books By For and ...

Event – Feb. 8th

On, Monday February 8th, we will be hosting Prof. Bernd Schipper of the University of Bremen, currently at Harvard University, in our workshop forum. The paper for Prof. Bernd Schipper’s presentation on February 8th is available BY REQUEST ONLY. Please send all requests for the paper to me, Erik Dreff:   edreff@uchicago.edu Details:  MONDAY, FEB ...

Jan 25th. – Prof. Fraenkel’s paper available now

The paper for Prof. Carlos Fraenkel’s presentation on “Legislating Truth: Maimonides, the Almohads and the 13th Century Jewish Enlightenment” is now available for download  HERE. Details: Monday, Jan 25th @ 6pm in Swift Hall, room 403. All questions or concerns regarding access can be directed to Erik Dreff – edreff@uchicago.edu