UPDATED Jewish Studies Workshop Schedule Winter 2023

Meetings will be held from 5:00 – 6:30 pm CST on Mondays in Swift Hall 200, unless indicated otherwise

Advanced copies of papers (and Zoom links, where applicable) will be pre-circulated via the Jewish Studies Workshop listserv and made available on our website. If you would like to be added to our listserv, you can do so here, or email us at skraver@uchicago.edu or ehoffenberg@uchicago.edu.

Please note that this schedule was updated on February 21, 2023.

February 13

The Politics of the Arab-Jew: Colonial Memory, Immigration, and Postcolonial Futures in North African Jewish Writing of the 1980s

Mendel Kranz (PhD Candidate, Divinity School, University of Chicago)

February 20

H.N. Bialik’s Translation of Schiller’s Wilhelm Tell

Ido Telem (PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature, University of Chicago)

Thursday, March 2, 5 pm in Swift 208

“You could not walk on Krakowskie Przedmiescie before the war”: Experience of Interwar and Holocaust violence as socio-political factor in the Jewish life in Poland in the early post-war years

Kamil Kijek (Department of Jewish Studies, University of Wrocław)

Held jointly with Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop

With support from the Aronberg Lectureship in Judaica Endowment, Greenberg Center for Jewish Studies

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