Wednesday April 2 seminar with Dr. Grit Schorch

On Wednesday, April 2 the Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Dr. Grit Schorch.  The topic is:  “Moses Mendelssohn’s Bilingual Language Philosophy and the Modern Language Discussion.”

Her visit is sponsored by the UNC Center for Jewish Studies.

paper available   JSS – Schorch

 

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Next seminar March 23 with Prof. Michael Silber

The next Jewish Studies Seminar will meet Sunday, March 23.

Michael Silber from the Hebrew University will lead a seminar on “In Dreams End Responsibilities: Spirituality, Gender and Fundamentalism in the Dreamworlds of a 19th Century Ultra-Orthodox Couple.”

paper available  JSS – Silber

event flyer  JSS – Silber flyer

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Next seminar February 16 with Karen Auerbach

The next Jewish Studies Seminar will meet Sunday, February 16.

Our presenter will be Prof. Karen Auerbach, Department of History, UNC-Chapel Hill.

She will lead a discussion on ” ‘Nusekh Poyln‘?  Jewish Integration and Its Obstacles in Poland after the Holocaust.”

paper available  JSS – Auerbach chapter4

event flyer   JSS – KAuerbach_Feb16 Flyer

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Next Seminar January 19 with Brian Horowitz

The next Jewish Studies Seminar will meet Sunday, January 19.

Our guest will be Brian Horowitz, Professor of Russian and Jewish History, Tulane University.

He will lead a discussion on “Jabotinsky and Authority, 1928-1933.”

paper available  JSS – Horowitz version2

event flyer JSS – Horowitz flyer

 

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Jonathan Eybeschutz: Sabbatianism, Christianity & World Religion

David Halperin,  SOME THEMES IN THE BOOK VA-AVO HA-YOM EL HA-‘AYIN

Pawel Maciejko, Coitus interruptus in And I came this day unto the fountain

24 November @ 7pm, Franklin Center, 2204 Erwin Road, Room 240

Coitus interruptus of Va Halperin.Duke-UNC paper

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Next seminar April 30 with Louise and Dieter Hecht

 

The final Jewish Studies Seminar of 2012-2013 will meet Tuesday April 30.

Our guests will be Louise Hecht, Palacky University, Olmutz, and Dieter Hecht of the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Graz.

They will lead a discussion on “The Haskalah in Bohemia and Moravia: a gendered perspective,” and “Everybody’s Darling: Nobody’s Concern: Jewish Salonières in Vienna around 1800,” respectively.

papers available   JSS – Hecht    JSS – HechtPrelims3   JSS – DHecht text

JSS DHecht image

 

 

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Next seminar April 7 with Prof. Gail Sherman

The next meeting of the Jewish Studies Seminar is Sunday, April 7, 2013.

Our guest speaker is Gail Sherman, Professor of English and Humanities, Reed College. She will lead a discussion on “Paradox, Not Orthodox, Jews: The Jewish-American Fiction of Joanne Greenberg.”

paper available   JSS – Sherman

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Next seminar Feb. 24 with Prof. Marsha Rozenblit

The next meeting of the Jewish Studies Seminar is Sunday, February 24, 2013.

Our guest speaker is Marsha Rozenblit, Harvey M. Meyerhoff Professor of Jewish History at the University of Maryland. She will lead a discussion on “Jews and Other Germans: The Case of Moravia, 1848-1938.”

paper available  JSS – Rozenblit

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Next seminar February 15 with Dr. Verena Kasper-Marienberg

The next meeting of the Jewish Studies seminar is scheduled for Friday, February 15. This is a joint session with the Triangle Legal History Seminar.

Our guest speaker is Dr. Verena Kasper-Marienberg and she will present her paper “Jewish Cases at an Early Modern Supreme Court: A Source for Legal and Gender History.”

Dr. Kasper-Marienberg received her Ph.D. from the University of Graz and will be a Fellow at the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies next year.

paper available  JSS – Kasper-Marienberg

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Next seminar January 27 with Dr. Zohar Maor

The next meeting of the Jewish Studies Seminar is January 27.

Our guest will be Dr. Zohar Maor of the Department of History, Bar-Ilan University. He will lead a discussion on “Max Brod: Identity and Hybridity.”

paper available       JSS – max brod final

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