Join us Nov. 6-7 for the 12th Lavy Colloquium titled, “New Frontiers in the Study of Modern Hebrew Literature.” The Lavy Colloquium was founded in 2005 through the generosity of Norman Lavy, MD, FACP, and Marion H. Lavy. The colloquium examines and considers ideas related to Jewish civilization.
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Date: October 25, 2017
Date: September 29, 2017
Giuseppe Veltri, Maimonides Center at University of Hamburg, will give a lecture, “Negotiating the Principle of (Non)-Contradiction: Johann Frischmuth (1619-1687) on the Rabbinic Sceptic Dialectic” from noon-1:30 p.m. Location to be determined.
Date: April 3, 2017
At 4:30 p.m. on May 1, Steven Weitzman, director of the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, will present, “Genetics and the Search for the Origin of the Jews: On the Challenges of Reading DNA as an Historical Document.”
Date: February 21, 2017
Join us from noon-1:30 p.m., March 13 for a lecture by David Stern, Harry Starr Professor of Classical and Modern Jewish and Hebrew Literature, Harvard University, titled, “The Topography of the Talmudic Page.” The event will be held in the Smokler Center for Jewish Life, 3109 N. Charles Street.
Date: February 15, 2017
The faculty of the Stulman Program in Jewish Studies at Johns Hopkins University condemn President Trump’s recent executive order banning refugees from the United States indefinitely and pausing immigration from several Muslim-majority countries.
Date: November 30, 2016
At 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, Dr. Mikhail Krutikov, University of Michigan, will give the lecture, “Der Nister and Walter Benjamin on Urban Memory an Communist Utopia” in Gilman 479.
Date: October 6, 2016
Join us for a lecture by Dr. Michah Gottlieb, New York University, titled, “Spinoza and Solomon,” on Feb. 20, 2017 at noon. The location is to be announced.
Date: May 3, 2016
The Stulman Program in Jewish Studies is delighted to announce that Arielle Kaden, a Jewish Studies minor, was awarded a Fulbright Young American Journalism Award to Germany. From September 2016 through July 2017, she will live in Berlin. Her project focuses on the resurgence of Jewish life in Berlin post World War II. She aims […]
Date: April 15, 2016
Join us May 4 and 5, 2016, for the 11th Lavy Colloquium: Israel’s East European Lineages: Russian and Polish Jewish History, Zionism, and Israeli Political Cultures.
Date: April 10, 2016
Join us May 2, 2016, for the Spring 2016 Isaac and Leah M. Potts Memorial Lecture. Gad Freudenthal will be the featured speaker. 4:30 p.m. in the Smokler Center for Jewish Life. Gad Freudenthal was born in Jerusalem in 1944. He studied at the Hebrew University – first mathematics and physics, later also history and philosophy of science. […]