The next meeting of the Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry's Jewish Studies Colloquium will feature Jordan Katz of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, (currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies and Judaism at Harvard Divinity) presenting the paper "Registers of Belonging, Registers of Difference: Early Modern Jewish Midwives and their Records."
The event will be held Tuesday, March 14, 12:45pm Eastern in Lown 315 at Brandeis University and streaming live on Zoom. Registration is required for Zoom attendees but is not necessary for in-person guests. The event is free and open to the public, and a light lunch will be served.
Visit the Tauber colloquium website for more information. The colloquium provides a forum for graduate students and faculty from Brandeis University and academic institutions around the world to discuss their current research and works-in-progress. The forum engages a wide range of topics in Jewish studies from history and thought to political and national identity. Watch other colloquia here!
The Tauber Institute is devoted to the study of the modern European Jewish experience and is organized on a multidisciplinary basis with interests that include Jewish thought, philosophy, political science, sociology, and arts and culture. It has a special interest in studying the Holocaust and its aftermath within the context of modern European intellectual, political and social history. The Tauber Institute aims to fulfill a number of intersecting objectives focused primarily on research, namely: promoting graduate and faculty research through grants and workshops/seminars; circulating new ideas and scholarship via lectures, colloquia, and conferences; and publishing innovative scholarly work.