Past Events

Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 2:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center 240
The Duke-UNC Jewish Studies Seminar is pleased to welcome Professor Rachel Elior, head of the Department of Jewish Thought at the Hebrew University. Professor Elior's research interests include: the history of Jewish mysticism; early Jewish mysticism, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Heikhalot; Kabbalah... Read More »
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 4:30pm
Mary Lou Williams Center
Interested in a Spring Break trip? Attend the Roots to Rights Information Session to obtain information about this year's awesome trip throughout the Southern United States. Join Jewish Life at Duke and the Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture on the Roots to Rights Tour 2013 to explore... Read More »
Monday, November 26, 2012 - 7:30am
Classes Resume
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 10:55pm
Registration Ends for Spring Semester 2013
Monday, November 12, 2012 - 11:00am
Westbrook 0013
Duke Center for Jewish Studies and the Concilium on Southern Africa are proud to present: "Far South, from Shtetl to South Africa: The Long Journey of the Litvaks," a talk by Richard Mendelsohn, Professor of History, University of Cape Town. Richard Mendelsohn has taught for many years in the... Read More »
Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 2:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center 240
The Duke-UNC Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Professor Shaul Magid, Department of Religious Studies and the Jay and Jeannie Schottenstein Chair in Jewish Studies, Modern Judaism at Indiana University who will present a paper entitled "Liberal Judaism, Christianity, and the Spector of Hasidism... Read More »
Friday, November 9, 2012 - 2:00pm
Perkins Library Rare Book Room
Irene Munster, Associate Director of the Universities at Shady Cove (including University of Maryland, College Park), visits Judith Ruderman's first-year seminar on Jewish-American literature. Professor Ruderman's course has just finished Nathan Englander's "The Minister of Special Cases" and... Read More »
Friday, November 9, 2012 - 1:00pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life Paresky Student Lounge
Professor Anna Frajlich-Zajac (Columbia University) will speak about her experience as a Polish Jew who had to leave Poland in 1969 as part of the "Jewish Exodus" and as a Polish-language poet who is now feted in Poland as an acclaimed writer. Professor Karen Underhill (University of Illinois... Read More »
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 7:00pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life
Lost in Transition features a panel discussion exploring survival, memory, identity, and hidden histories from WWII. The program is based on research from Jennifer Dewar and Agnieszka Stachura's masters theses, done under the supervision of Professor Martin Miller.
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 4:00pm
Gray 229 (York Reading Room)
David Shulman, Renee Lang Professor of Humanistic Studies, Hebrew University (Jerusalem), peace activist & author of Dark Hope presents the Annual Department of Religion Distinguished Lecture: What Counts as True: A View from the Tamil Ramayana" on October 18 at 4:00pm in the York Room, in Gray... Read More »