Centro Primo Levi and the Jewish Museum of Rome with NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò and the University of Rome La Sapienza presents:
The Rome Lab. Talks and roundtables exploring historical encounters between Rome and Judaism.
Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, NYC. All programs are free and begin at 6:30 pm.
Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information: www.primolevicenter.org
October 18 - Paula Fredriksen, Hebrew University,
A Tale of Two Cities: Rome and Jerusalem.
October 22 - Ann Brener, Library of Congress, Isabelle Levy, Columbia University.
Frivolous, Ironic and Erotic Like the Bible: The Poetry of Immanuel da Roma.
October 25 - Daniel Leisawitz, Muhlenberg College.
“Io so’ jodìo romano”: Notes on the Jewish-Roman Dialect.
October 26 - Giuseppe Veltri, University of Hamburg
The Temple in Renaissance Imagination.
November 2 - Amram Tropper, Ben Gurion University, Ron Naiweld, French, National Centre for Scientific Research - Moderator: Shai Secunda, Bard College. Rome in Talmudic Imagination.
November 5 - Serena Di Nepi, University of Rome La Sapienza
Rome and the Jews at the Times of the Ghetto.
November 8-9 - Amedeo Spagnoletto, Collegio Rabbinico Italiano.
To be a scribe in Italy: A Century Old Legacy and Traditions of Roman Jews: Life and Religion.
November 12 - Alessandra Di Castro, Jewish Museum of Rome, Serena Di Nepi, University of Rome La Sapienza, Amedeo Spagnoletto, Collegio Rabbinico Italiano.
Dressing the Sacred Text: Mappòt, Me’ilim and Parochyot in the Synagogues of Rome.
November 15 - Ra’anan Boustan, Princeton University. The City of Rome as Storehouse of Jewish Artifacts.
November 16 - Asher Salah, Bezalel Academy. Roman Travelers in Eretz Israel.
November 19 - Marina Caffiero, University of Rome La Sapienza. Giuseppe Valadier’s Restoration of the Arch of Titus.
November 20 - Michela Andreatta, University of Rochester, Serena Di Nepi, University of Rome La Sapienza, Jane Tylus, New York University. The Knight and His Jewish Readers: Orlando Furioso.