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Laura Lieber to present at IIJS

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
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 -... read more about Laura Lieber to present at IIJS»

Next seminar April 30 with Louise and Dieter Hecht

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
  The final Jewish Studies Seminar of 2012-2013 will meet Tuesday April 30. Our guests will be Louise Hecht, Palacky University, Olmutz, and Dieter Hecht of the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Graz. They will lead a discussion on ”The Haskalah in Bohemia and... read more about Next seminar April 30 with Louise and Dieter Hecht»

Next seminar April 7 with Prof. Gail Sherman

Monday, April 1, 2013
The next meeting of the Jewish Studies Seminar is Sunday, April 7, 2013. Our guest speaker is Gail Sherman, Professor of English and Humanities, Reed College. She will lead a discussion on “Paradox, Not Orthodox, Jews: The Jewish-American Fiction of Joanne Greenberg.” paper... read more about Next seminar April 7 with Prof. Gail Sherman»
Slaves to Occupation

Slaves to Occupation

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Film / Visual Slaves to Occupation by Shai Ginsburg on Mar 28, 2013 • 1: 40 UTC No CommentsThe Gatekeepers is like a history lesson. It’s subject is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since the 1967 war. The instructors are the five former heads of the Shin Bet: Israel’s General Security Service (GSS... read more about Slaves to Occupation»
Why Jews Don't Elect a Pope, and What Might Happen if They Did

Why Jews Don't Elect a Pope, and What Might Happen if They Did

Friday, March 22, 2013
By Shalom Goldman,While the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics eagerly awaited the decision of the Cardinals who were sequestered in the Sistine Chapel, members of the world’s other religions, among them many of the world’s 14 million Jews, were also closely following developments in Rome. But as is... read more about Why Jews Don't Elect a Pope, and What Might Happen if They Did»
"Beyond the Holocaust: Invented Mothers, Mothers of Invention: Biblical Women Reimagined"

"Beyond the Holocaust: Invented Mothers, Mothers of Invention: Biblical Women Reimagined"

Monday, March 18, 2013
Laura Lieber, assistant director of the Duke Center for Jewish Studies, gave a talk Tuesday, March 12, 2013 "Beyond the Holocaust: Invented Mothers, Mothers of Invention: Biblical Women Reimagined" at the Fayetteville Public Library in Fayetteville, AR. The talk highlighted some of the most... read more about "Beyond the Holocaust: Invented Mothers, Mothers of Invention: Biblical Women Reimagined"»
Shalom Goldman discusses Phillip Glass' "Akhnaten"

Shalom Goldman discusses Phillip Glass' "Akhnaten"

Monday, February 25, 2013
In this panel discussion at Indiana University's School of Music, Shalom Goldman joins IU's Egyptologist Steve Vinson, Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures and the production’s internationally recognized artistic team: Stage Director Candace Evans, Music Director... read more about Shalom Goldman discusses Phillip Glass' "Akhnaten"»
Laura Lieber Flips the Classroom

Laura Lieber Flips the Classroom

Monday, February 18, 2013
Laura Lieber, Associate Professor of Religion, Director of the Center for Late Ancient Studies, and Assistant Director of the Duke Center for Jewish Studies was recently featured for her work on team-based learning in the classroom, in which she argues that new technologies and ideas can encourage... read more about Laura Lieber Flips the Classroom»

Next seminar Feb. 24 with Prof. Marsha Rozenblit

Friday, February 15, 2013
The next meeting of the Jewish Studies Seminar is Sunday, February 24, 2013. Our guest speaker is Marsha Rozenblit, Harvey M. Meyerhoff Professor of Jewish History at the University of Maryland. She will lead a discussion on “Jews and Other Germans: The Case of Moravia, 1848-... read more about Next seminar Feb. 24 with Prof. Marsha Rozenblit»

Next seminar February 15 with Dr. Verena Kasper-Marienberg

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The next meeting of the Jewish Studies seminar is scheduled for Friday, February 15. This is a joint session with the Triangle Legal History Seminar. Our guest speaker is Dr. Verena Kasper-Marienberg and she will present her paper “Jewish Cases at an Early Modern Supreme Court... read more about Next seminar February 15 with Dr. Verena Kasper-Marienberg»

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