Autumn Quarter 2018 Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, meetings are generally held on Mondays from 5:00-6:30pm in Swift Hall 200.

October 8 – Opening Dinner, at the Home of Professor Paul Mendes-Flohr
**Please RSVP for the address.**
6:00pm, Home of Professor Paul Mendes-Flohr

October 15 – Matt Johnson, PhD Student, Germanic Studies
Dissertation Proposal: “The Weak Joint: German-Yiddish Literature after 1900”
4:30pm, Swift Hall 200

October 29 – Professor Gil Anidjar, Department of Religion, Columbia University
“Friends Like These (A Comico-Political Essay)”
12:30pm, Swift Hall First Floor Common Room

October 29 – Tali Winkler, PhD Candidate, History
“The Role of Early Modern German Book Fairs in Jewish Economic, Cultural,
and Intellectual Life”
**Co-sponsored with the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds (1200-1800) Workshop**
5:00pm, Rosenwald 405

November 5 – Sam Catlin, PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature & Divinity School
Deutungsbedürftigkeit: Erich Auerbach and the Politics of Biblical Criticism”
5:00pm, Swift Hall 200

November 12 – Professor Sonali Thakkar, Department of English Language & Literature, The University of Chicago
“The Politics of Plasticity: On Jewishness and Blackness in Frantz Fanon”
5:00pm, Swift Hall 200

November 15 – Pieter Hoekstra, MA Student, Divinity School
“Blanchot, Judaism, and the ‘Impossible Necessary'”
**Co-sponsored with the Philosophy of Religions Workshop**
12:30pm, Swift Hall 200

November 19 – Amy Levine, PhD Student, Philosophy & Social Thought
“Generality and Revolt in Rosenzweig’s The Star of Redemption
5:00pm, Swift Hall 200