|Date / Time||Location||Description|
|February 19, 2019|
|Social Science Research, Tea Room||Miriam Frenkel - 'What Women Want: Jewish Women's Wills from the Cairo Genizah' |
Within the androcentric Geniza society, wills were perhaps the only way in which women could sound their voice, and even affect and change power relations in the family and in the community. Through t...
|February 25, 2019|
|Swift Hall, Room 106||Michal Peles-Almagor - Jewish Studies Workshop |
Michal Peles-Almagor, PhD candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature, will present a paper for the Jewish Studies Workshop. For more information, contact Joel Swanson, at joelhswanson@uchic...
|March 04, 2019|
|Swift Hall, Room 106||Mili Leitner - Jewish Studies Workshop |
Mili Leitner, PhD candidate in Ethnomusicology, will present a paper for the Jewish Studies Workshop. For more information, contact Joel Swanson, at email@example.com.
|March 08, 2019|
|Franke Institute for the Humanities||Mehrdad Amanat - 'Religious syncretism and Social Change: Jews of Hamadan, 1880s to 1920s' |
Mehrdad Amanat, a fellow of the Iranian Studies Initiative at the University of California Santa Barbara, will present a lecture on the Jews of Hamadan during the period from the end of the nineteenth...
|March 11, 2019|
|Swift Hall, Room 106||Paul Reitter - Book Talk on Solomon Maimon |
Paul Reitter, professor in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Ohio State University, will present a paper for the Jewish Studies Workshop. For more information, contact Joel Swans...
|Begins March 10, 2019|
|Swift Hall||Conference:Hallel v'Zimra: Jewish Liturgical Music, Present + Future |
The University of Chicago Divinity School, The Mordecai M. Kaplan Center for Jewish Peoplehood, and The Mervis Chair in Jewish Culture at Indiana University are pleased to announce the conference 'Ha...
|Begins January 15, 2019|
|Multiple Locations (see description)||The Shanghai Jews: Risk and Resilience in a Refugee Community |
The Shanghai Jews: Risk and Resilience in a Refugee Community is an event series at the University of Chicago exploring the experience of many thousands of Jewish refugees who survived World War II in...