Below is our Spring ’11 schedule. All events are in Swift Hall, rm 403, @ 6pm, on a Monday, unless indicated otherwise. Schedule subject to change.
April 8th*: Dr. Ruth Davis, Cambridge University, currently at Yale, “Robert Lachmann’s Oriental Music Archive in Mandatory Palestine: the Jewish Recordings” @ 2pm*.
April 11th: Sam Brody, University of Chicago Divinity School PhD Candidate, on “God Against the Messiah: Martin Buber on the Kingship of God and the Ancient Israelite Anarcho-Theocracy.”
April 18th: Joseph Ballan, University of Chicago Divinity School PhD Candidate, on “Is the Deux Sources Theory of Religion a
Supersessionist Theology? Vladimir Jankélévitch, Eliane Amado Lévy-Valensi and the Problem of ‘Bergson and Judaism.'”
May 2nd: Larisa Reznik, University of Chicago Divinity School PhD student, on “Rosenzweig and His Critics: The Politics of (A)political Theology.”
May 9th: David Gottleib, University of Chicago Divinity School PhD student, on “Rupture, Repentance, and Cultural Memory: David Weiss Halivni and the Uses of Teshuvah.”
May 16th: Igor de Souza, University of Chicago PhD Candidate, on “‘The First Purpose of this Treatise’: The Equivocal Terms of the Guide for the Perplexed in Some of its Commentaries.”
May 30th: Sam Boyd, University of Chicago PhD Candidate in NELC, on “Contact Linguistics and TExtual Reuse in the Hebrew Bible: A Socio-Linguistic Examination.”
* = Friday. Note the time as well.