|Date / Time||Location||Description|
|May 02, 2019|
|Seminary Co-op Bookstore||Ellen 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|
|Social Science Research, Tea Room||Undergraduate 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|
|Swift Hall, Room 106||Harriet 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|
|Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021||Harriet 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|
|Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Room||LET 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 ...