Upcoming Events


Divine Abandonment in the Priestly Writings of the Torah

Lecture by Jeffrey StackertJeffrey Stackert
Professor of Hebrew Bible, The University of Chicago Divinity School

Friday, September 11, 2015
11 - 12:20 pm
Place TBD

Dr. Stackert received his PhD from NEJS in 2006 and is the recipient of the John Templeton Award for Theological Promise for his book Rewriting the Torah:  Literary Revision in Deuteronomy and the Holiness Legislation (Tubingen:  Mohr Siebeck, 2007).

This lecture will be given in NEJS 113b:  Law in the Bible and Ancient Near East with Prof. David Wright

Sponsored by NEJS and the Martin Weiner Fund

The Bifurcated Jewish Identity in the Connection and Disconnection:  A Discussion of Saul Bellow's Bellarosa Connection

Lecture by Qiao GuoqiangQiao Guoqiang
Professor of English Literature and Language, Shanghai International Studies University, China

Thursday, October 1, 2015
5 - 6:20 pm
Lown 315

Professor Qiao's major research interests are American and British literatures, literary theory, narratology and comparative literature studies. 

This lecture will be given in NEJS 164b:  The Sociology of the American Jewish Community with Prof. Sylvia Barack  Fishman.

Sponsored by NEJS and the Martin Weiner Fund.

Re:Joyce:  Women Changing the World

A Symposium in Honor of Joyce Antler

Saturday/Sunday:  October 17-18, 2015
Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities