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

Winter Quarter ’10 Schedule

Workshoppers, The following is the schedule for the Winter Quarter: Jan 25th – Prof. Carlos Fraenkel, McGill University, Princeton University “Legislating Truth: Maimonides, the Almohads and the 13th Century Jewish Enlightenment” Feb 8th – Prof. Bernd Schipper “Writing a Commentary on Proverbs: Reflections on an Ongoing Project” Feb 22nd – Prof. Joel Baden, Yale University ...

Paper Available – Dec. 7th

The paper for Ben Thomas’ presentation this coming Monday is now available for download HERE. Location: Monday, Dec. 7th, Swift Hall, room 403, @6pm.

Paper Available – Prof. Stern, Nov. 30th

The paper for Prof. Stern’s presentation is now available for download HERE. Location:  Monday, Nov. 30th., Swift Hall, rm 403, @ 6pm. Refreshments will be had.

Paper Available for download – Nadler on Nov. 16th

The paper for Prof. Steven Nadler’s presentation this coming Monday is now available for download HERE. This event is CO-SPONSORED by: The Council on Advanced Studies, The Chicago Center for Jewish Studies LOCATION: Swift Hall, room 403, @ 6pm.  Refreshments will be had.  Dinner to follow.

Upcoming meeting – Nov. 30th

Prof. Josef Stern, William H. Colvin Professor in the Department of Philosophy, University of Chicago, will be presenting a paper entitled “Two Moments in the Biography of Holiness: Maimonides and Nahmanides on Qedusha.” LOCATION: Swift Hall, Room 403, @ 6pm. Paper will be available for download shortly.