Jewish Studies Colloquium

Fall 2013 & Spring 2014

September 24, 2013
Rachel Greenblatt, Harvard University
"'A Beautiful and Costly Procession':   A Printed Path to Jewish Modernity in Early Eighteenth-Century Prague and Frankfurt"

October 22, 2013
Eve Krakowski, Yale University
“Jewish Families in Medieval Egypt: Reexamining the Geniza Evidence”

November 19, 2013
Daniel Schwartz, George Washington University
"What's in a Name? The Word 'Ghetto' Comes to America"

January 21, 2014
Adam Mendelsohn, College of Charleston
"From Rags to Riches? Accounting for Jewish Prosperity in the United States"

February 25, 2014
Galit Hasan-Rokem, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
“Bodies Performing in Ruins: The Lamenting Mother in Ancient Hebrew Texts”

March 25, 2014
Richard Cohen, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Imagining the Fighting Jew in Modern Culture and History"