Jewish Studies Colloquia

Fall 2016 & Spring 2017:

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Yitzhak Melamed, Johns Hopkins University
Spinoza, the Pharisee”

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Azzan Yadin-Israel, Rutgers University
“Language Evolution as a Model for Linguistic and Cultural Contact: The Case of Late Antique Judaism”

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Dan Rabinowitz
“For the Love of Money: The Strashun Library Settlement and its Aftermath”

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Matthew Goldstone, New York University
“The Duty and Dangers of Rebuke in Rabbinic Literature”

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Reuven Kimelman, Brandeis University
“The Aleinu Prayer and Its Historical Context: Ancient, Medieval, or Modern?”

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Mary Gluck, Brown University
"The Invisible Jewish Budapest"

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Laura Jockusch, Brandeis University
“Beyond Vengeance: Jewish Visions of Justice after the Holocaust”