Jewish Studies Colloquia


Fall 2007 and Spring 2008

All meetings are held in Lown 315, 4 to 6 p.m.

Oct. 25, 2007
Abraham Socher, Oberlin College
"Philosophy, Autobiography & Heresy: Solomon Maimon's Enlightenment"

Nov. 29, 2007
Jonathan Decter, Brandeis University
"Representing Jewish Power in the Medieval Islamic World"

Jan. 31, 2008
Adam Rubin, Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles
"Bialik’s Aron Ha-Sefarim and the Politics of the Jewish Literary Canon"

Feb. 28, 2008
Rakefet Zalashik, New York University
"Crisis as Opportunity: The Activities of the Society for the Preservation of the Health
of the Jewish Population  (OZE) in Interwar Poland"

April 3, 2008
Lital Levy, Princeton University, Harvard University
"Arab Jewish Writing and the 'Pre-History' of Mizrahi Literature"