Joyce Z. and Jacob Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies
1155 East 60th Street, Room 302A
Chicago, IL 60637
773.702.7108
ccjs@uchicago.edu

Calendar

Date / TimeLocationDescription
May 02, 2019
6:00pm
Seminary Co-op BookstoreEllen Cassedy and Jessica Kirzane – 'On the Landing: Stories by Yenta Mash'
The Center for Eastern European and Russian/Eurasian Studies (CEERES) in cooperation with the Seminary Co-op Bookstore will host a conversation with Ellen Cassedy, translator of a collection of storie...
May 06, 2019
5:00pm
Social Science Research, Tea RoomUndergraduate BA Colloquium
Join us for the 2019 Bachelor of Arts Theses Colloquium, featuring students whose BA papers focused on topics in the area of Jewish Studies. This year our presenters will be: Isaac Johnston (History/C...
May 08, 2019
12:00pm
Swift Hall, Room 106Harriet Murav – 'Jewish Responses to Violence: Necropolitics, Hefker, and Yiddish Literature of the 1920s'
Harriet Murav, Professor of Comparative and World Literature and in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Greenberg Visiting Professo...
May 16, 2019
5:00pm
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021Harriet Murav - 'Modernism and Memory: The Strange New World of David Bergelson'
Author and educator Harriet Murav will discuss the first Yiddish modernist novel, David Bergelson's THE END OF EVERYTHING (1913), in the broad context of modernism's obsession with belatedness, and ar...
Begins June 03, 2019
9:00am
Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture RoomLET ME HEAR YOUR VOICE!” WOMEN, THE SONG OF SONGS, AND PUBLIC DISCOURSE
From its foundation, American culture has employed biblical texts and traditions in recurring and legitimizing the subordinate place and role of women, muting their voice and agency. This looks to be ...