Upcoming Events in Judaic Studies

Fall 2014

Title: Advanced Talmud Study Group
Date: Wednesdays, 9:00 - 9:50 am
Location:  Program in Judaic Studies, 163 George Street, corner of Brook Street, seminar room 206.
Description: Brown faculty, students, and staff with a background in Talmud study are invited to join a newly organized advanced Talmud study group to be held on a weekly basis during the semester. We will begin with Chapter 6 of Baba Metzia (Ha-sokher et ha-omanim).
Contact: Professor David C. Jacobson at david_jacobson@brown.edu 

 Title:  DUG meeting, An Introduction to Klezmer Music 
Date:  Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 6:30 PM
Location:  Judaic Studies, 163 George St., seminar room 206

Title:  DUG meeting, Ken Moss (invited Stulman lecturer)
Date:  Monday, October 20, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Location:  Judaic Studies, 163 George St., seminar room 206
Kabob & Curry served

Title:   "Zionism, Palestinism, Post-Diasporism: New Forms of Polish Jewish Political Thinking in the 1930s", The Stulman Lecture
Date:  Monday, October 20, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Location:  Petteruti Lounge (2nd fl. Faunce House) 75 Waterman St.
Presenter:  Ken Moss (The Johns Hopkins University)
Sponsored by the Elga K. Stulman Fund for Judaic Studies & Program in Judaic Studies.

Title:  New Perspectives on the Primeval History (Genesis 1-11), A Symposium
Date:  Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from Noon - 3:30 PM
Location:  Faculty Club, Portrait Room 
Presenters:   Seth Sanders (Trinity College Hartford), Michaela Bauks (Universität Koblenz - Landau), Andrew Tobolowsky (Brown University)

Title:  "Beyond Bias: A Different Approach to the Arab-Israeli Conflict"
Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 7:00 PM (NOTE: rescheduled from October 1, 2014)
Location:  MacMillan 117 (Starr Auditorium) 167 Thayer St. - MAP
Panelists:    Shai Feldman, Director and Khalil Shikaki, Senior Fellow, Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Brandeis University. Moderated by Professor David C. Jacobson, Brown University.
Sponsored by the Elga K. Stulman Fund for Judaic Studies, Program in Judaic Studies and Middle East Studies.

Title:   "At the Periphery of the Holocaust-Pillage and Killings of Jews by their Neighbors",  The Jacobson Lecture
Date:  Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Location:  Kassar House, Foxboro Auditorium, 151 Thayer St.
Presenter:  Jan Gross, Norman B. Tomlinson '16 and '48 Professor of War and Society and Professor of History at Princeton University
Sponsored by the Arthur B. & David B. Jacobson Fund and the Program in Judaic Studies.

Spring 2015

Title:  The BJS Lecture, The Wilderness Theme in the Biblical Tradition
Date:  February, 2015
Presenter:  Thomas Römer (Professeur at Collège de France et Université de Lausanne)

Title:  The Foreign Mother Tongue:  An evening with Sayed Kashua
Date:  Monday, March 9, 2015 
Presenter:  Sayed Kashua