Calendar

Date / TimeLocationDescription
January 18, 2018
5:00pm
Cobb Lecture Hall, Room 110Yoni Shemesh - 'Five Maimonideans on Teaching the Incorporeality of God'
Yoni Shemesh, PhD student in the Divinity School, will deliver a lecture for the Jewish Studies Workshop. The respondent will be Sam Baudinette, also a PhD student at the Divinity School. The paper wi...
January 19, 2018
12:30pm
Classics Building, Room 110Isaac Bleaman - 'Hasidic Yiddish Syntax on the Internet: Competing Trends in Language Change'
The use of 'big data' from social media has allowed sociolinguists to investigate patterns of variation at unprecedented scales. However, researchers of minority languages — who stand the most to gain...
January 22, 2018
5:00pm
Social Science Research, Tea RoomNaomi Seidman - 'Freud, Yiddish, and the Linguistic Architecture of the Modern Jewish Self'
The Jewish Studies Workshop and the Department of Comparative Literature are excited to announce a workshop with Naomi Seidman, the Koret Professor of Jewish Culture at the Graduate Theological Union ...
January 29, 2018
5:00pm
Cobb Lecture Hall, Room 110Sam Baudinette - 'Sex and the Divine: Erotic Language and the Accounts of Union in Medieval Christian and Jewish Mysticism'
Sam Baudinette, PhD student in the Divinity School, will deliver a lecture for the Jewish Studies Workshop. The respondent will be Tzvi Schoenberg, also a PhD student at the Divinity School. The paper...
February 09, 2018
9:00am
Swift Hall, Common RoomHatred and Love: Jewish Conceptions of Personal Hatred and Public Love in Antiquity and Modernity
‘Love’ or ‘friendship’ is a core theme of Jewish and Christian thought. Hence, the paramount significance of the commandment to “Love your neighbor” Lev 19:18b in the reception history of the Hebrew B...
February 12, 2018
5:00pm
Cobb Lecture Hall, Room 110Aslan Cohen - 'Ezekiel: A Man of Letters'
Aslan Cohen, PhD student in the Divinity School, will deliver a lecture for a joint meeting of the Hebrew Bible Workshop and the Jewish Studies Workshop. The respondent will be Sam Catlin, a PhD stude...
February 20, 2018
5:00pm
Swift Hall, Room 208Baruch Schwartz - 'Deuteronomy 31: Its Composition and Its Significance for How the Pentateuch Ends'
Baruch Schwartz, Associate Professor of Bible at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Joyce Z. Greenberg Visiting Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Chicago will present a paper for th...
February 26, 2018
5:00pm
Cobb Lecture Hall, Room 110Julia Elsky - 'Accents in Jean Malaquais' Carrefour Marseille'
Julia Elsky, Assistant Professor of French at Loyola University, Chicago, will deliver a lecture for the Jewish Studies Workshop. The respondent will be Mandel Kranz, a PhD student at the Divinity Sch...
March 07, 2018
1:00pm
Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture RoomBrauer 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...
March 12, 2018
5:00pm
Cobb Lecture Hall, Room 110Chloe Blackshear - ' 'I, Grete' and 'Surtext': Weil and Kalisky'
Chloe Blackshear, PhD candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature, will deliver a lecture for the Jewish Studies Workshop. The respondent will be Aslan Cohen, a PhD student at the Divinity S...