Spring Semester Jewish Studies Events at Fordham University

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Type: 
Event
Date: 
February 3, 2021 to May 5, 2021
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Humanities, Jewish History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

Fordham University's Center for Jewish Studies is happy to invite you to its Spring 2021 Semester Public Programs. They are all free, open to the public, and virtual.

The full schedule can be found below, and all events and registration links can also be found here.

 

Wednesday, February 3, 4pm EST

Learn Talmud Like An Artist

Jacqueline Nicholls (London-based Visual Artist)

 

Wednesday, February 10, 4pm EST

Maurice Sendak in Queer Jewish Context

Golan Y. Moskowitz (Tulane University), with a response by Naomi Seidman (University of Toronto)

 

Wednesday, February 17, 1pm EST

"Jews and Crime in Medieval Europe"

Ephraim Shoham-Steiner (Ben Gurion University) in conversation with Nicholas Paul (Fordham University) and Magda Teter (Fordham University)

This event is a joint initiative of Fordham University's Center for Jewish Studies and the New York Public Library and is a part of the Fordham-NYPL Joint Research Fellowship Program in Jewish Studies.  It is co-sponsored with the Fordham Center for Medieval Studies.

 

Wednesday, February 24, 4pm EST 

"Multiple Identity Politics: The Passing Narratives of Dahn Ben-Amotz

Roy Holler (University of Florida), with a response by Katya Gibel Mevorach (Grinnell College)

Salo Baron New Voices in Jewish Studies Award Lecture in partnership with Columbia University's Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies.

 

Thursday, March 4, 4pm EST

The Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity

Eva Mroczek (University of California, Davis) in conversation with Karina Martin Hogan (Fordham University) and Karen Stern (Brooklyn College)

The Jewish Studies Book Club is a joint initiative of The CUNY-Graduate Center and Fordham University’s Center for Jewish Studies.

 

Wednesday, March 10, 1pm EST

The Land of Israel or Syria Palestina: Reconceptualization of Territory in Rabbinic Literature

Hanan Mazeh (Ben Gurion University)

 

Monday, March 15, 4pm EST

Family and other Fictions in Late Ancient Jewish Society” 

Pratima Gopalakrishnan (Duke University)

Salo Baron New Voices in Jewish Studies Award Lecture in partnership with Columbia University's Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies.

 

Wednesday, April 7, 12pm EST

Rethinking the Dilemma of Bombing Auschwitz: Support, Opposition, and Reservation

Zohar Segev (University of Haifa) 

This event is a joint initiative of Fordham University's Center for Jewish Studies and the New York Public Library and is a part of the Fordham-NYPL Joint Research Fellowship Program in Jewish Studies.

 

Tuesday, April 13th, 12pm EST

"Jewish Ceremonial Art: Continuing the Conversation"

Laura Arnold Leibman (Reed College) and Maya Balakirsky Katz (Bar-Ilan University) in conversation with Magda Teter (Fordham University)

This event is held in memory of Vivian B. Mann and in partnership with the Jewish Museum.

 

Thursday, April 22nd, 12pm EST 

"On Winks and Lies: The Performance of Sincerity and Jewish Conversion in Israel"

Michal Kravel-Tovi (Tel Aviv University), in conversation with Omri Elisha (Queens College, CUNY)

 

Thursday, April 29, 4pm EST

On My Right Michael, On My Left Gabriel: Angels in Ancient Jewish Culture

Mika Ahuvia (University of Washington), in conversation with Sarit Kattan Gribetz (Fordham University)  

 

Wednesday, May 5, 12pm EST

"The Pius XII Archives and the Jews: First Notes and Research Hypotheses"

Panel featuring David Kertzer (Brown University), Maria Chiara Rioli (Ca’ Foscari and Fordham University), and Nina Valbousquet (Ecole Française de Rome), moderated by Magda Teter (Fordham University)

This event co-hosted between Fordham University’s Center for Jewish Studies in New York and Ca’ Foscari University’s Master's Program "Crossing the Mediterranean" in Venice.

Contact Info: 

Center for Jewish Studies at Fordham University