Jewish Studies Colloquia

Fall 2014 & Spring 2015:

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Sunny Yudkoff, University of Chicago
“A Sick Room of Her Own: Tuberculosis and the Literary Case of Rahel”

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Zev Eleff, Brandeis University
"The American Civil War and Rabbinic Authority"

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Eugene Sheppard, Brandeis University
"German and German Jewish Understandings of Persecution, Providence, and Messianic Vengeance: 1933-1938"

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Janina M. Safran, The Pennsylvania State University
"'Ibn Zarb Was Asked About a Jewish Boy...': The Religion of Children in al-Andalus in the Ninth and Tenth Centuries"

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Sarah Hammerschlag, University of Chicago
"Modern French Jewish Thought: Considering Its History and Evaluating Its Contributions"