Upcoming Events in Judaic Studies

Fall 2014

Title:  The Israel-Hamas Gaza War: A New Approach to Understanding the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Location:  BERT 130 (Carmichael Auditorium), 85 Waterman Street - MAP
Panelists:    Shai Feldman, Director, Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Brandeis University.  Khalil Shikaki, Senior Fellow, Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Brandeis University. Moderated by Professor David C. Jacobson, Brown University.

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
Presenter:  Ken Moss (Johns Hopkins)

Title:  New Perspectives on the Primeval Hisotyr (Genesis 1-11), a conference
Date:  Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Location:  Faculty Club, Portrait Room
Presenters:   Seth Sanders (Trinity College Hartford), Michaela Bauks (Visiting Scholar), Andrew Tobolowsky (Grad Student, Brown University)

Title:  The Jacobson Lecture, title tbd
Date:  Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Presenter:  Jan Gross, Norman B. Tomlinson '16 and '48 Professor of War and Society and Professor of History at Princeton University

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