Conference at Harvard: "Beyond Translation: Vernacular Jewish Bibles from Antiquity to Modernity

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February 24, 2020
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Jewish History / Studies

Beyond Translation: Vernacular Jewish Bibles, from Antiquity to Modernity

Monday, February 24, 2020

Panel I: The Ancient Period
Paul Kosmin, Harvard University (Chair) Annette Yoshiko Reed, New York University Steven Fraade, Yale University

Panel II: The Medieval Period
Nicholas Watson, Harvard University (Chair) Meira Polliack, Tel Aviv University Luis Girón-Negrón, Harvard University

Panel III: The Early Modern and Modern Periods
Jon Levenson, Harvard Divinity School (Chair) Marion Aptroot, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf Abigail Gillman, Boston University

Panel IV: The Twentieth Century
Sandra Naddaff, Harvard University (Chair) Naomi Seidman, University of Toronto Lawrence Rosenwald, Wellesley College

Panel V: Concluding Panel
Jonathan Sarna, Brandeis University Ruth Langer, Boston College David Damrosch, Harvard University

Harvard Faculty Club, East Dining Room
20 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Center for Jewish Studies Harvard University 6 Divinity Ave Cambridge, MA 02138
617 - 495 - 4326 CenterforJewishStudies
Alan M. and Katherine W. Stroock Fund for Innovative Research in Judaica
Co-sponsored with the Department of Comparative Literature, Harvard University
the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School
and the Jewish Cultures and Societies Seminar and Rethinking Translation Seminar at the Mahindra Humanities Center

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Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University, 6 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138


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