Joyce Z. and Jacob Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies
1155 East 60th Street, Room 302A
Chicago, IL 60637
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Calendar

Date / TimeLocationDescription
April 22, 2021
1:00pm
No locationAnita Norich - “Writing Women”: Yiddish Gender Politics”
Join Anita Norich, Tikva Frymer-Kensky Collegiate Professor Emerita of English and Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan, for a talk that will focus on questions about women and Yiddish writing...
April 23, 2021
1:00pm
No locationAnita Norich and Jessica Kirzane - “Yiddish Literary Recovery and Translation”
The two-day event with Anita Norich continues as she joins Jessica Kirzane (Asst. Instructional Professor in Yiddish, Department of Germanic Studies) in a conversation about their current projects tra...
April 26, 2021
4:30pm
No locationErin Galgay Walsh - “Beware her Path: Eve in Greek and Syriac Poetry from Late Antiquity”
Erin Galgay Walsh, Assistant Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity, University of Chicago Divinity School, will present a paper for a joint meeting of the Hebrew Bible and Early Jewish Rec...
April 26, 2021
4:30pm
No locationErin Galgay Walsh: Beware her Path: Eve in Greek and Syriac Poetry from Late Antiquity
Erin Galgay Walsh - “Beware her Path: Eve in Greek and Syriac Poetry from Late Antiquity”

4:30 p.m. (Central)

Erin Galgay Walsh, Assistant Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity, Un...
May 03, 2021
5:30pm
No locationEli Rosenblatt - “Creole Ambivalence: The Politics of Jewishness in Caribbean Suriname”
Dr. Eli Rosenblatt, a visiting researcher at Northwestern University, will present a paper for the Jewish Studies Workshop. The link for the zoom session and an advance copy of the paper will be avail...
May 04, 2021
12:00pm
No locationLaura Levitt - “The Objects That Remain”
In The Objects That Remain (2020), Laura Levitt (Temple University) draws on her own experience as a victim of rape as she revisits the material remains of acts of violence and their place in Holocaus...
May 04, 2021
4:30pm
No locationJaime Waters - “Contending with Divine Rage in Jeremiah 25”
Jaime Waters, Associate Professor of Catholic Studies, DePaul University, will present a paper for the Hebrew Bible and Early Jewish Reception Workshop. For information and the zoom link, please conta...
May 11, 2021
12:00pm
No locationElaine James - “Landscapes of the Song of Songs”
In Landscapes of the Song of Songs (2017) Elaine James (Princeton Theological Seminary) “considers the way that the poetry of the biblical Song of Songs draws on human experience in landscapes, and ho...
May 12, 2021
7:00pm
No locationA Conversation with Prof. Michael Fishbane
The Institute for Jewish Spirituality invites you to join Rabbi Nancy Flam in conversation with Michael Fishbane, the Nathan Cummings Distinguished Service Professor of Jewish Studies, on his recentl...
May 17, 2021
5:30pm
No locationStephanie Kraver - “From Prophetic to Postcolonial Witnessing: Poetry of the First Lebanon War and Ravikovitch’s Representation of ‘the Other’ ”
Stephanie Kraver, PhD candidate in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, will present a paper for the Jewish Studies Workshop. The link for the zoom session and an advance copy o...
May 19, 2021
4:30pm
No locationCharles Wilson - “Revisiting the ‘Ashurites’ of Eshbaal’s State (2 Sam 2:9)”
Charles Wilson, PhD student in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, will present a paper for the Hebrew Bible and Early Jewish Reception Workshop. For information and the zoom l...
May 24, 2021
5:30pm
No locationElena Hoffenberg - “A Bundist and a Zionist? Liebmann Hersch on Cultural Autonomy and Minority Rights”
Elena Hoffenberg, PhD student in the Department of History, will present a paper for the Jewish Studies Workshop. The link for the zoom session and an advance copy of the paper will be available at th...
May 25, 2021
12:00pm
No locationYair Wallach - “A City in Fragments”
In A City in Fragments (2020), Yair Wallach (University of London) explores “Jerusalem’s forgotten textual artifacts” dating from the mid-nineteenth century to the war of 1948. “Especially attracted t...
June 01, 2021
4:30pm
No locationAndrew Zulker - “Clarifying the Origins of the Biblical Hebrew ‘Converted Perfect’ ”
Andrew Zulker, PhD student in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, will present a paper for the Hebrew Bible and Early Jewish Reception Workshop. For information and the zoom li...