Upcoming Events

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 7:00pm
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The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies hosts and the Duke Center for Jewish Studies co-sponsors Jonathan Weisman (NY Times)who will give the Sylvia and Irving Margolis Lectureship on the Jewish Experience in the American South: "Antisemitism and the Jewish experience in the South." Jonathan Weisman... Read More »
Thursday, November 1, 2018 (All day)
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
The Kenan Institute and the Duke Library will hold a two-day symposium on 1-2 November 2018 entitled "Arabic Medicine Conquers Latin Europe, 1050-1300: Methods and Motives," showing how the accomplished Arabic medical writings of the medieval Middle East and Spain were discovered, translated, and... Read More »
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 6:00pm
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249
The Kenan Institute and the Duke Library will hold a two-day symposium on 1-2 November 2018 entitled "Arabic Medicine Conquers Latin Europe, 1050-1300: Methods and Motives," showing how the accomplished Arabic medical writings of the medieval Middle East and Spain were discovered, translated, and... Read More »
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 6:00pm
Westbrook 0012
Shari Rabin (College of Charleston), comes to Duke to discuss "How Frontier Jews Made American Judaism."Shari Rabin is the Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies, Director of the Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture at the College of Charleston. Shari Rabin joined the Yaschik/Arnold... Read More »
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The Jewish Studies Seminar is proud to welcome Sara Lipton (Stonybrook University). Lipton's work focuses on religious identity and experience, Jewish-Christian relations, and art and culture in the high and later Middle Ages (11th-15th centuries). She is interested in the relationship between... Read More »
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
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The Duke Center for Jewish Studies welcomes Ephraim Kanarfogel, the E. Billi Ivry University Professor of Jewish History, Literature and Law at the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, Yeshiva University.Professor Kanarfogel will present a lecture on: "Differing Perceptions of Church... Read More »
Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
Professor Krutikov (U Michigan) is currently working on a study of the Soviet Yiddish author Der Nister, A Witness to the People: Der Nister and Soviet Yiddish Literature under Stalin, 1929-1949. His other research projects explore literary representations of the urban spaces of Kiev, Vilnius, and... Read More »
Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
Rubenstein Library Breedlove Room 349
The NC Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Yair Mintzker (Princeton U.) Yair Mintzker studies the history of early modern and modern Germany, with particular interest in the Sattelzeit (1750-1850).Professor Mintzker is the author of The Defortification of the German City, 1689-1866 (New York: Cambridge... Read More »