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.

Upcoming meeting – Dec. 7th

Benjamin Thomas, Ph.D. candidate in Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East in the NELC department of the University of Chicago, will be presenting a paper entitled “Struggling with the Past, Present and Future:  The Idea of Prophecy in the Books of Kings.” Swift Hall, room 403, @ 6pm.  Paper will be available for download ...

Upcoming Special Event – Nov. 16th

Prof. Steven Nadler, William H. Hay II Professor of Philosophy, of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will be presenting a paper entitled “Maimonides on Theodicy, Providence and Moral Luck.” LOCATION: Swift Hall, room 403, @ 6 pm. A CO-SPONSORED event.  Thanks to: – Council for Advanced Studies – The Chicago Center for Jewish Studies

Upcoming Meeting – Nov. 9th

Upcoming Meeting - Nov. 9th
Anne Knafl, Ph.D. candidate in Hebrew Bible at the University of Chicago Divinity school, will be presenting a chapter of her dissertation entitled “Deuteronomy, Name Theology and Divine Location”. Swift Hall, room 403 @ 6pm. Paper can be downloaded HERE.  Also, please download the following chart.