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

Calendar

Date / TimeLocationDescription
January 28, 2021
12:30pm
No locationThe Role of Religion in Healing the Liberal-Conservative Divide: Lessons from Israel
'The Role of Religion in Healing the Liberal-Conservative Divide: Lessons from Israel' will be a panel discussion featuring: Tehila Friedman, a member of the Israeli Knesset (Blue and White Party) and...
February 01, 2021
2:00pm
No locationMatthew Johnson - 'Glikl's Circulation: Philology, Gender, and Translation'
Matthew Johnson, PhD Candidate, Germanic Studies, University of Chicago, will present a paper for the Jewish Studies Workshop. The link for the zoom session and an advance copy of the paper will be av...
February 08, 2021
4:30pm
No locationSteed Davidson - 'Empire Language | Nation Language: How Bible Translations Engage Race and Empire'
Steed Davidson, Professor of Hebrew Bible / Old Testament, McCormick Theological Seminary, will present a paper for the Hebrew Bible and Early Jewish Reception Workshop. Registration is required for t...
February 15, 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...
February 15, 2021
5:30pm
No locationDavid Barak-Gorodetsky - 'Judah Magnes: The Prophetic Politics of a Religious Binationalist'
David Barak-Gorodetsky, Visiting Israel Institute Fellow at the Divinity School, University of Chicago, will present a paper for the Jewish Studies Workshop. The link for the zoom session and an advan...
February 16, 2021
1:00pm
No location'The Native Yiddish New Yorkers - Frieda Vizel on the Hasidic Community'
Frieda Vizel grew up in the Satmar Hasidic community. Since leaving she has been a tour guide in Jewish Brooklyn. She blogs about the culture at friedavizel.com. In this virtual event we will go on a ...
February 19, 2021
1:00pm
No locationA Yiddish Conversation with Frieda Vizel
Frieda Vizel grew up in the Satmar Hasidic community. Since leaving she has been a tour guide in Jewish Brooklyn. She blogs about the culture at friedavizel.com. This conversation (in Yiddish) will be...
February 22, 2021
4:00pm
No locationJessie DeGrado - “Habitus of Empire: The Tribute Scene in Assyrian Art”
Jessie DeGrado, Assistant Professor of Ancient Middle East Studies, University of Michigan, will present a paper for the Hebrew Bible and Early Jewish Reception Workshop. Registration is required for ...
March 01, 2021
5:30pm
No locationSamuel Catlin - 'The Rest is Literature: Midrash and the Institution of 'Theory' '
Samuel Catlin, PhD Candidate in the Divinity School and the Department of Comparative Literature, University of Chicago, will present a paper for the Jewish Studies Workshop. The link for the zoom ses...
March 09, 2021
5:00pm
No locationAdele Berlin - “Song of Songs and Its Literary Context”
Adele Berlin, Robert H. Smith Professor of Biblical Studies (Emerita), University of Maryland, will present a paper for the Hebrew Bible and Early Jewish Reception Workshop. Registration is required f...
March 15, 2021
5:30pm
No locationKirsten Collins - 'Examining the Witness: Race and Judaism in the French Philosophical Imaginary'
Kirsten Collins, PhD Student, Divinity School, University of Chicago, 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...