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Orietta Ombrosi

Prof. Orietta Ombrosi was the Joyce Z. Greenberg Visiting Professor of Jewish Studies for Autumn 2019. Appointed in the History of Judaism department of the Divinity School, Prof. Ombrosi taught two courses: "The Animal, The Other? The Question of Animality," focusing especially the philosophy of Jacques Derrida; and "Philosophy as Resistance," exploring the thinking of Adorno, Horkheimer, Levinas and Arendt on the question of the possibility of philosophy after Auschwitz. Prof. Ombrosi also gave a public lecture on Sarah Kofman which can be found at this link.