MONDAY, 5/22/2023: Rachel Brooke Katz on a Medieval Hebrew Ars Memorativa

Please join the Jewish Studies Workshop for a presentation by:

ROMBERCH MEMORY, 1553. Woodcut illustrating the method of loci from Johannes Romberch’s ‘Congestorium Artificiose Memoriae,’ Venice, 1553.

Rachel Brooke Katz

PhD Student, History of Judaism, The University of Chicago Divinity School

Shema as Memory Palace:
A Medieval Hebrew Ars Memorativa

Respondent: Aslan Cohen Mizrahi (PhD Student, The University of Chicago Divinity School)

Monday, May 22, 2023 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm Central

on Zoom

Rachel’s paper, to be read in advance of the session, is available for download below. The password to the document and the information for joining the Zoom session will be emailed to the Jewish Studies Workshop email listserv. If you would like to be added to this listserv, please click the “Subscribe” tab above.

Pre-circulated paper: Katz

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