Laura Lieber to present at IIJS

Laura Lieber, Assistant Director of the Duke Center for Jewish Studies and Associate Professor of Religion, will be presenting her paper "Balak on the Liturgical Stage" this weekend at the Columbia University Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies at a conference titled "The Past - and Present - of Jewish Storytelling."  The event promises a dynamic discussion of narrative, ancient and modern storytelling, in the Jewish tradition; bringing together writers and academics.     Other speakers and scholars include Robert Kawashima, Alan Cooper, Hindy Najman, Tzvi Novick, Dara Horn, Philip Schultz, Joshua Cohen, Peter Cole, and many others.

More information, including a full schedule, can be found at: