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"I Have No Right to Be Silent" exhibit opened October 4 at the Duke Divinity School, York Room.

Friday, November 11, 2011
Rabbi Marshall Meyer was an ordinary man whose extraordinary convictions, faith, and impetuous personality impelled him to become one of the most important human rights activists during Argentina's Dirty War (1976-1983). Marshall is remembered for what he did, namely his human... read more about "I Have No Right to Be Silent" exhibit opened October 4 at the Duke Divinity School, York Room.»

Archaeology, Bible, Politics and the Media

Friday, November 11, 2011
Archaeology, Bible, Politics and the Media Drawing on their decades of experience on archaeological digs in Israel, Duke University Professors Carol and Eric Meyers take questions from online viewers about the charged combination of archaeology, the Bible, politics and the news media, during an... read more about Archaeology, Bible, Politics and the Media»

November 13 Seminar with Julie Mell

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
The next meeting of the Jewish Studies Seminar will be Sunday, November 13. This will be a joint session with the Triangle Medieval Studies Seminar. Our presenter will be Julie Mell (NCSU). She will lead a discussion of “The Jewish Serfdom that Never Was: Jews and the origins... read more about November 13 Seminar with Julie Mell»

September 11 seminar with Prof. Kenneth B. Moss

Thursday, September 1, 2011
The Jewish Studies Seminar will meet on September 11 at 3PM. Our guest will be Professor Kenneth B. Moss, Felix Posen Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History, Department of History and Chair, the Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Program in Jewish Studies, The Johns Hopkins... read more about September 11 seminar with Prof. Kenneth B. Moss»

2011 – 2012 Jewish Studies Seminar Schedule

Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Sept. 11 – Kenneth Moss (Johns Hopkins Univ.) “Unchosen Peoplehood: Spoiled Identity, Political Extrusion, and the National Horizon of Polish Jews, 1918-1939″ Nov. 13 – Julie Mell (NCSU) “The Jewish Serfdom That Never Was: Jews and the Origins of English Representative... read more about 2011 – 2012 Jewish Studies Seminar Schedule»

Seminar Sept. 11 with Prof. Kenneth B. Moss

Monday, August 8, 2011
The Jewish Studies Seminar will meet on September 11 at 3PM. Our guest will be Professor Kenneth B. Moss, Felix Posen Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History, Department of History and Chair, the Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Program in Jewish Studies, The Johns Hopkins... read more about Seminar Sept. 11 with Prof. Kenneth B. Moss»

Seminar Monday April 11, 2011 with Prof. Dan Diner

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
The Jewish Studies Seminar will meet on Monday, April 11 at 5PM. Our guest will be Professor Dan Diner of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Director of the Simon Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture in Leipzig.  He will lead a discussion of  ”World War Two... read more about Seminar Monday April 11, 2011 with Prof. Dan Diner»

European Jewish Émigrés and the Shaping of Postwar Culture

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Conference in the Memory of Lilian Furst (1931-2009) Former Marcel Bataillon Professor of Comparative Literature (UNC-Chapel Hill) *** RSVP to Sandi Payne Greene  payne@email.unc.edu ~~~~~~~~~~ 1 PM  Opening – Madeline Levine (UNC):  Lilian Furst and Postwar European Jewish... read more about European Jewish Émigrés and the Shaping of Postwar Culture»

Seminar Monday April 11, 2011 with Prof. Dan Diner

Friday, March 11, 2011
The Jewish Studies Seminar previously scheduled for March 20 has been changed to Monday, April 11 at 5PM. Our guest will be Professor Dan Diner of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Director of the Simon Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture in Leipzig.  He will... read more about Seminar Monday April 11, 2011 with Prof. Dan Diner»

Next seminar Feb. 27 with Barbara Mann

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
The next meeting of the Jewish Studies Seminar is Sunday, February 27, 2011.  Our guest will be Barbara Mann, Associate Professor of Jewish Literature at the Jewish Theological Seminary. She will lead a discussion of “Space and Place in Jewish Studies.” paper available shortly... read more about Next seminar Feb. 27 with Barbara Mann»

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