Paper: Prof. Michael Fishbane on “Piyyut and Midrash”

JST_HB Workshoppers,

The paper for the workshop of Prof. Michael Fishbane, Nathan Cumming Professor of Jewish Studies in the Divinity School, on “Piyyut and Midrash: Between Poetic Invention and Rabbinic Convention” has been removed at the request of the author.

The workshop will take place on TUESDAY, MAY 24th, @ 5pm in Swift 200.

NOTE THE TIME AND DATE AND LOCATION!!!

See you all there!

Paper: Igor DeSouza – Equivocal Terms in the Guide

JST_HB Workshoppers,

The paper for the workshop of Igor DeSouza, University of Chicago PhD Candidate, entitled ‘The First Purpose of this Treatise’: The Equivocal Terms of the Guide for the Perplexed in Some of its Commentaries,” has been removed at the request of the author.

As always, we meet in Swift Hall, rm. 403, @6pm, this time on Monday, May 16th.

See you all there!

End of Spring Quarter ’11 Schedule

JST_HB Workshoppers,

Below is the schedule of events for the rest of the Spring ’11 quarter.  Stay tuned for papers and other updates.

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 24 – A TUESDAY!: Prof. Michael Fishbane, Nathan Cumming Professor of Jewish Studies in the Divinity School, on “Piyyut and Midrash: Between Poetic Invention and Rabbinic Convention.”

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.”

All events are in Swift Hall, rm. 403, @ 6pm.  ONLY Prof. Fishbane’s event is on a Tuesday, all others are a Monday.

Special Event:

Brought to you jointly by the Lumen Christi Institute, The Religious Ethics Club and the History of Judaism Club of the Divinity School and the JST_HB Workshop:

May 31st and June 1st:  Prof. David Novak,  J. Richard and Dorothy Shiff Chair of Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto.  More information to come shortly.

See you all there!

Paper: David Gottlieb, May 9th

JST_HB Workshoppers,

The paper for the workshop of David Gottlieb, PhD student in the History of Judaism at the University of Chicago Divinity school, on “Rupture, Repentance, and Cultural Memory: David Weiss Halivni and the Uses of Teshuvah ” is now available for download HERE.

As always we meet in Swift hall, rm. 403, @6pm, this time on Monday, May 9th.

See you all there!

Paper: Larisa Reznick – Rosenzweig and His Critics

JST_HB Workshoppers,

The paper for the workshop of Larisa Reznick, University of Chicago Divinity School PhD candidate in Theology, on “Rosenzweig and His Critics: The Politics of (A)political Theology” has been removed at the request of the author.

The workshop will take place at our usual time and place on Monday, May 2nd, in Swift Hall rm 403 @6pm.

See you all there!

Paper: Joseph Ballan – Deux Sources, April 18th

JST_HB Workshoppers,

The paper for the workshop of  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.’” is <no longer> available for download here <at the request of the author>.

The workshop will take place at our usual time and place on Monday, April 18th, in Swift Hall rm 403 @6pm.

See you all there!

SO MANY EVENTS! April 8th, 11th and 18th!

JST_HB Workshoppers,

For the Spring quarter of 2011 we start off with a rapid fire series of three events in a row(!):

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, “Is the Deux Sources Theory of Religion a Supersessionist Theology?  Vladimir Jankélévitch, Eliane Amado Lévy-Valensi and the Problem of ‘Bergson and Judaism.’”

* = Friday.  Note the time as well.

All events will take place in Swift Hall rm 403.

Come on out as support the Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible Workshop.

See you all there!

Spring ’11 Schedule

JST_HB Workshoppers,

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.


Prof. Jeffrey Stackert, Monday Feb. 21st @6pm

JST_HB Workshoppers,

Our very own JST_HB Workshop faculty-supervisor and Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible, University of Chicago Divinity School, Prof. Jeffrey Stackert will be presenting on “Mosaic Prophecy and the Place of the Deuteronomic (D) Source in the Torah”.  The paper is available for download HERE.

As always, we meet in Swift Hall, rm 403, @6pm on Monday February 21st.

See you all there!