Calendar

Date / TimeLocationDescription
October 26, 2017
4:30pm
Wieboldt Hall, Room 408The Complete Works of Primo Levi: A Conversation With Ann Goldstein
Ann Goldstein, the public face of Elena Ferrante and the most sought-after translator of Italian Literature, will talk about The Complete Works of Primo Levi. It took six years to acquire the rights t...
October 30, 2017
12:30pm
Classics QuadYiddish Tish
Yiddish speakers of all levels are invited to the weekly Yiddish Tish. As is the tradition, we’ll meet every week of the quarter to chat, schmooze, drink a little coffee, and enjoy speaking Yiddish fo...
November 01, 2017
3:00pm
Pick Hall, Room 218Yaqub Hilal - 'Rethinking the Middle East'
PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology, Yaqub Hilal, will present his work for the Middle East History and Theory Workshop.
November 02, 2017
5:00pm
Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture RoomChaim Gans - 'Jews, Palestinians, and Israel: Three Historiographies, Three Moralities, Three Roadmaps'
Prof. Chaim Gans of the Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University, and the Joyce Z. Greenberg Visiting Professor of Jewish Studies for Autumn 2017 will deliver a public lecture. A reception will follow.
November 06, 2017
12:30pm
Classics QuadYiddish Tish
Yiddish speakers of all levels are invited to the weekly Yiddish Tish. As is the tradition, we’ll meet every week of the quarter to chat, schmooze, drink a little coffee, and enjoy speaking Yiddish fo...
November 06, 2017
5:15pm
Harper Memorial Library, Room 150Mili Leitner - 'Separate But Equal? The Palestine Broadcasting Service and the Racialization of Zionism in Mandatory Palestine'
Mili Leitner, PhD candidate in Ethnomusicology, will present a paper for the Jewish Studies Workshop. A response will be given by Chelsie May (PhD candidate, NELC). The paper can be found at voices.uc...
November 13, 2017
12:30pm
Classics QuadYiddish Tish
Yiddish speakers of all levels are invited to the weekly Yiddish Tish. As is the tradition, we’ll meet every week of the quarter to chat, schmooze, drink a little coffee, and enjoy speaking Yiddish fo...
November 13, 2017
5:15pm
Harper Memorial Library, Room 150Joel Swanson - 'Words Became Strangers: Edmond Jabès and the Hermeneutics of Exile'
MA student Joel Swanson (Divinity) will present a paper for the Jewish Studies Workshop. A response will be given by Kirsten Collins (PhD student, Divinity). The paper can be found at voices.uchicago....
November 20, 2017
12:30pm
Classics QuadYiddish Tish
Yiddish speakers of all levels are invited to the weekly Yiddish Tish. As is the tradition, we’ll meet every week of the quarter to chat, schmooze, drink a little coffee, and enjoy speaking Yiddish fo...
November 27, 2017
12:30pm
Classics QuadYiddish Tish
Yiddish speakers of all levels are invited to the weekly Yiddish Tish. As is the tradition, we’ll meet every week of the quarter to chat, schmooze, drink a little coffee, and enjoy speaking Yiddish fo...
November 27, 2017
4:30pm
Harper Memorial Library, Room 150Ezra Blaustein - 'The Impact of Islamic Notions of Abrogation on Maimonides' Treatment of Temporary Commandments'
PhD candidate Ezra Blaustein (Divinity) will present a paper for a joint meeting of the Jewish Studies Workshop and the Divinity School Islamic Studies Club. A response will be given by Jawad Qureshi ...
December 04, 2017
12:30pm
Classics QuadYiddish Tish
Yiddish speakers of all levels are invited to the weekly Yiddish Tish. As is the tradition, we’ll meet every week of the quarter to chat, schmooze, drink a little coffee, and enjoy speaking Yiddish fo...
December 06, 2017
4:30pm
No locationMichal Peles Almagor - 'One City, Two Viennas: (re-) Writing Jewish-Hebrew Diaspora'
PhD candidate Michal Peles Almagor (Comparative Literature) will present a paper for the Jewish Studies Workshop. A response will be given by Matthew Johnson (PhD student, Germanic Studies). Location ...
March 07, 2018
1:00pm
Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture RoomBrauer Seminar: 'Roundtable on Religion, Gender and Sexuality'
Religion, Gender and Sexuality Roundtable
The Brauer Seminar

Coordinated by Divinity School faculty members Sarah Fredericks, Sarah Hammerschlag, and Angie Heo

With a roundtable event about th...