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!

Event: Jan 31st, Rick Moreno, UofC, paper available

JST_HB Workshoppers,

Join us this coming Monday, January 31st, as we host Rick Moreno, University of Chicago Divinity School, in our forum.  He will be presenting a paper entitled “The Jewish Space of Creative Religious Imagination”.  The paper is available for download HERE.

As always, we meet in Swift Hall, rm 403, @6pm.

See you all there!

Prof. Claire Sufrin’s (Jan 10th) paper available

JST_HB Workshoppers,

This Monday, January 10th, we will be hosting Prof. Claire Sufrin, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Northwestern University, who will be presenting a paper of hers entitled “Martin Buber: Between Myth and History.”  It was available for download here but at the request of the author the paper is no longer available to the public.

As always we meet in Swift Hall, rm 403, @6pm.

See you all there!

Winter ’11 Schedule

JST_HB Workshoppers,

As it stands so far, below is our Winter ’11 schedule.*

Jan. 10th: Prof. Claire Sufrin, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Northwestern University, “Martin Buber: Between Myth and History

Jan. 31st: Rick Moreno, UofChicago, “Theological Rendering in Modern Jewish Thought

Feb. 14th: Prof. Adam Ferziger, Bar Ilan University, “Ashes to Outcasts: Cremation and Jewish Identity Before and After the Holocaust

Feb. 21st: Prof. Jeffrey Stackert, Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible in the Divinity School, UofChicago, “Mosaic Prophecy and the Place of the Deuteronomic (D) Source in the Torah

Feb. 28th: Prof. Kenneth Seeskin, Philip M. and Ethel Klutznick Professor of Jewish Civilization and Chair of Religious Studies at Northwestern University, “Maimonides on Creation

As always, the events are on Mondays, @ 6pm in Swift Hall rm 403.

See you all there!

* – Subject to change

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Any questions or comments regarding access or otherwise can be directed to the JST_HB Workshop coordinator at edreff@uchicago.edu

Event today! Prof. Saul Olyan, Brown University

JST_HB Workshoppers,

Join us today as we host Prof. Saul Olyan, Samuel Ungerleider Jr. Professor of Judaic Studies and Professor of Religious Studies at Brown University who will be presenting on “Family Religion in Israel and the Wider Levant of First Millennium B.C.

As always the event takes place in Swift hall, rm 403 @6pm, Monday Nov. 29th.

See you all there!

Special Event – David Sax on Save The Deli

JST_HB Workshoppers,

Join us on Monday Nov. 8th as we host Los Angeles Times Best Selling Author David Sax as he presents on his James Beard Award winning book: Save The Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen.

The event is to be catered by Manny’s Deli, so come on out and enjoy the fruits of the Jewish Studies and the Hebrew Bible Workshop and the History of Judaism Area Club.

As always: Monday @ 6pm in Swift Hall rm 403 (subject to change)

See you all there!

Event – Nov. 1st Anne Knafl

JST_HB Workshoppers,

After a brief respite we continue again, this time with Anne Knafl, PhD Candidate in Hebrew Bible at the Divinity School, University of Chicago, who will be presenting a chapter of her dissertation entitled “Divine Anthropomorphism and the Theophanies at Bethel (Gen 28:10-22; 35:1-15).

The paper as well as handout are available here:  PAPER and Handout

As usual, we meet in Swift Hall, rm 403 @ 6pm.

See you all there!

Erik Dreff