Joyce Z. and Jacob Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies
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Calendar

Date / TimeLocationDescription
October 22, 2018
4:00pm
Rockefeller ChapelMemorial Service for Moishe Postone
A celebration of the life and work of Moishe Postone (1942–2018), AB’63, AM’67, will be held in Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Avenue, on Monday, October 22, 2018, at 4:00 pm. A recepti...
October 29, 2018
12:30pm
Swift Hall, Common RoomGil Anidjar - 'Friends Like These (A Comico-Political Essay)'
Gil Anidjar, professor in the Department of Religion at Columbia University, will present a paper for the Jewish Studies Workshop. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Joel Swanson, a...
November 02, 2018
4:30pm
Harper Memorial Library, Room 130Simona Forti - 'Primo Levi's Hidden Philosophy of Power'
Simona Forti, Professor of Political Philosophy at the Università del Piemonte Orientale and the New School, will deliver a lecture on Primo Levi. This event is presented by the Department of Romance ...
November 05, 2018
5:00pm
Swift Hall, Room 201Ethan Schwartz - 'Rethinking the Comparative Study of Biblical and Ancient Mediterranean Prophecy'
Ethan Schwartz will present a paper for the Hebrew Bible Workshop. For information, contact the workshop coordinator, Aslan Cohen Mizrahi, at aslancmiz@uchicago.edu.
November 05, 2018
5:00pm
Swift Hall, Room 200Sam Catlin - 'We Non-Europeans: Auerbach, Freud, and Said on the Politics of Biblical Criticism and Jewish Authorship'
Sam Catlin, PhD candidate in Comparative Literature and the Divinity School, will present a paper for the Jewish Studies Workshop. For more information, contact Joel Swanson, at joelhswanson@uchicago....
November 07, 2018
5:00pm
Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Lecture Hall 142Israel's New Nation-State Law and Global Jewish Responses: A Roundtable Discussion
The Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies and the June and Harold Patinkin Fund in Modern Israeli Studies will present a roundtable discussion on Israel's new Nation-State Law and its reception worldwid...
November 12, 2018
5:00pm
Swift Hall, Room 201Matthew Susnow - 'House of the Deity: A Perspective from Bronze Age Canaan'
Matthew Susnow will present a paper for the Hebrew Bible Workshop. For information, contact the workshop coordinator, Aslan Cohen Mizrahi, at aslancmiz@uchicago.edu.
November 12, 2018
5:00pm
Swift Hall, Room 200Sonali Thakkar - 'The Representation of Jews and Jewishness in Frantz Fanon's Writings'
Sonali Thakkar, assistant professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Chicago, will present a paper for the Jewish Studies Workshop. For more information, conta...
November 19, 2018
5:00pm
Swift Hall, Room 200Amy Levine - 'Generality and Revolt in Rosenzweig's 'The Star of Redemption'
Amy Levine, PhD student in Philosophy, will present a paper for the Jewish Studies Workshop. For more information, contact Joel Swanson, at joelhswanson@uchicago.edu.
November 26, 2018
5:00pm
Franke Institute for the HumanitiesConference - Linguistic Homelands: Modern Hebrew, Yiddish, and German
This conference will explore the intimate relations and tensions that accrue between Hebrew, Yiddish, and German. How were they variously marked as linguistic “homelands,”and why did that sense of hom...
November 26, 2018
5:00pm
Swift Hall, Room 201Justin Moses - 'The Meaning of אות in Exodus 3:12'
Justin Moses, a PhD student in Biblical Studies in the Divinity School, will present a paper for the Hebrew Bible Workshop. For information, contact the workshop coordinator, Aslan Cohen Mizrahi, at a...
November 28, 2018
9:00am
Swift Hall Third Floor Lecture RoomConference to honor Paul Mendes-Flohr
When a Great Tradition Modernizes: Judaism and Its Engagements with Politics and Culture (A conference honoring the scholarship and teaching of Paul Mendes-Flohr).

Paul Mendes-Flohr is the Dorothy ...