Upcoming Events in Judaic Studies

SPRING 2015

WEEKLY
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 


Spring 2015

Title:  The BJS Lecture, Yhwh, a God of the Wilderness: A Biblical and Extrabiblical Investigation
Date:  Tuesday, February 10, 2015 @ 5:30 pm
Location: to be determined
Presenter:  Thomas Römer (Professor at Collège de France and University de Lausanne)

Title:  The Foreign Mother Tongue:  An evening with Sayed Kashua (lecture and book signing)
Date:  Monday, March 9, 2015 @ 7:00 PM
Location: to be determined
Presenter:  Sayed Kashua,  Israeli-Arab author and journalist born in Tira, Israel, known for his books and humoristic columns in Hebrew.

Title:  Aviva Halamish speaks on the Holocauts and the Establishment of Israel
Date:  April 13, 2014
Location:  to be determined
Speaker:  Aviva Halamish (Professor of History at The Open University of Israel) 

Title:   Sacred Song in the late Antique and Byzantine East: Comparative Explorations, a poetry conference
Date: May 4-6, 2015
Location: to be determined

Title:  Jews in the Late Antique Mediterranean, a conference
Date:  May 10-12, 2015
Location:  to be determined