|Date / Time||Location||Description|
|September 25, 2017|
|Swift Hall, Room 201||Jacqueline Vayntrub - Sketching a Poetics of Description in Biblical Literature |
Jacqueline Vayntrub is assistant professor of biblical studies at Brandeis University. She received her PhD from the University of Chicago (NELC) in 2015. Her first book, Beyond Orality: Performance a...
|October 03, 2017|
|Social Science Research, Tea Room||Eva Hoffman - 'AFTER GREAT WRONGS: Thinking about the Legacy of the Holocaust Today' |
Award-winning writer Eva Hoffman will deliver the Leo and Sarah (Bunny) Horvitz Memorial Lecture, speaking about the pre-Holocaust past, especially with respect to Jewish life in Poland, and the post-...
|October 15, 2017|
|Seminary Co-op Bookstore||Amir Engel - 'Gershom Scholem: An Intellectual Biography' |
Amir Engel discusses 'Gershom Scholem: An Intellectual Biography.' He will be joined in conversation by Paul Mendes-Flohr.
Presented in partnership with the Center for Jewish Studies at the Univers...
|October 16, 2017|
|Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Room||The Celebration of the Zohar: Pritzker Edition |
The Zohar is the keystone of Kabbalah and a hidden gem of religious literature. Composed in Spain in the 13th century, it penetrates the Torah and reveals deeper layers of meaning. Among its concepts ...
|October 22, 2017|
|Seminary Co-op Bookstore||Dorit Rabinyan - 'All the Rivers' |
Dorit Rabinyan will discuss 'All the Rivers.'
Presented in partnership with The Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Chicago.
At the Co-op
About the book: A controversial, award-win...
|October 26, 2017|
|Logan Center, Screening Room 201||'Memories of the Eichmann Trial' with panel discussion |
Introduced by Yael Perlov; panel discussion following the film includes Leora Auslander (UChicago), Na'ama Rokem (UChicago), Noa Steimatsky (UC-Berkeley), and Joel Snyder (UChicago).
David Perlov l...
|Begins October 27, 2017|
|Wieboldt Hall, Room 408||Book of J Workshop & Concert |
Book of J is engaged in new psalmody, drawing from Yiddish songs of ghosts and police violence, the rich biblical commentary of Black and White American traditional music, and piyutim (paraliturgical ...
|March 07, 2018|
|Swift Hall, Common Room||Brauer Seminar: 'Roundtable on Religion, Gender and Sexuality' |
Religion, Gender and Sexuality Roundtable
The Brauer Seminar
Coordinated by Divinity School faculty members Sarah Fredericks, Sarah Hammerschlag, and Angie Heo
With a roundtable event about th...