Joyce Z. and Jacob Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies
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Chicago, IL 60637
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Calendar

Date / TimeLocationDescription
February 19, 2019
4:00pm
Social Science Research, Tea RoomMiriam 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
5:00pm
Swift Hall, Room 106Michal 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
5:00pm
Swift Hall, Room 106Mili 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 joelhswanson@uchicago.edu.
March 08, 2019
9:30am
Franke Institute for the HumanitiesMehrdad 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
5:00pm
Swift Hall, Room 106Paul 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 January 15, 2019
9:00am
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...