Upcoming Events in Judaic Studies


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: Brown RISD Hillel at 80 Brown Street, Meeting Room
Presenter:  Thomas Römer (Professor at Collège de France and Universitè de Lausanne)

Title:  Not What you Think:  The Role of the Holocaust in the Establishment of Israel
Date:  Monday, April 13, 2015@ 7:00 PM
Location:  Brown RISD Hillel at 80 Brown Street, Meeting Room
Speaker:  Aviva Halamish (Professor of History at The Open University of Israel) 

Title:  "Unraveling Intertextualities in The Star of Redemption"
Date:  Wednesday, April 15th at noon
Location:  Patrick Ma Digital Scholarship Lab (Rockefeller Library 137)
Presenter:  Sinai Rusinek (Postdoctoral Fellow, Polonsky Academy at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institiute 

Faculty Seminar Title: “Print, Power, and Prestige:  The Polish-Lithuanian Rabbinate and the Book in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries”
Date:  April 16, 2015 @ noon
Location:  163 George Street, seminar room 206
Presenter:  Professor Adam Teller 

Title:   Sacred Song in the late Antique and Byzantine East: Comparative Explorations, a poetry conference
Date: May 3-6, 2015
Location: Brown University, various locations (see poster below)
Register:  via email at Religious_Studies@brown.edu
Free and open to the public 

Title:  The Moskow Workshop: A Conversation on Jews in the Late Antique Mediterranean (Outside the land of Israel & Environs)
Date:  May 10-12, 2015
Location:  Brown University