Events

Biderman Lecture: Rabbi Joseph Skloot
Location
TBA
Speaker
Sponsor
Program in Judaic Studies
E. Franklin Robbins/UJA-Federation Lecture – How the West Became Antisemitic: Jews and the Formation of Europe, 800–1500
Location
TBA
Speaker
Sponsor
Program in Judaic Studies; Humanities Council's Program in Medieval Studies
JDS Executive Committee Meeting

The Program in Judaic Studies will host the annual meeting of its Executive Committee over lunch on Thursday, September 19.

Committee members are encouraged to RSVP to Margo Bresnen at [email protected] or [email protected] and…

Location
Scheide Caldwell House, Room 203
Sponsor
Program in Judaic Studies
Judaic Studies 2024 Welcome Lunch
 

Celebrate the beginning of 2024-25 with the Program in Judaic Studies on Thursday, September 5!

JDS will host a welcome lunch for students, faculty, and friends at 12:00pm on the lawn outside Scheide Caldwell House, if weather permits, or in Room 203 inside the building.

Feel free to drop in, but RSVPs are…

Location
Scheide Caldwell House
Sponsor
Program in Judaic Studies
Maagarim: the tool you never knew you needed
A workshop at Princeton University

Maagarim — the database for the Historical Dictionary of Hebrew, maintained by the Academy for the Hebrew Language — is an invaluable tool for the study of rabbinic and other ancient Jewish literature. It is however underutilized and not well known in the U.S. In this workshop we will learn how to use Maagarim, its advantages and limitations,…

Location
Scheide Caldwell House, Room 203
Sponsor
Program in Judaic Studies
Judaic Studies 2024 Class Day Reception
 
Location
Scheide Caldwell House, Room 203
Sponsor
Program in Judaic Studies
"Is Theory Antisemitic?"
A lecture by Eva Illouz

Eva Illouz is Directrice d’Etudes at the EHESS, Paris, and the Rose Isaac Chair in Sociology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her research interests include sociology of culture, sociology of emotions, sociology of capitalism, and the effect of consumerism and mass media on emotional patterns. Illouz is the author of 15…

Location
Zoom
Speaker
Sponsors
  • Department of History
  • Center for Collaborative History
  • Humanities Council
  • University Center for Human Values
  • Program in Political Philosophy
Carolyn L. Drucker Memorial Lecture – "Embassies of Joy": An Ancient Princess, Her Envoys and Translators

Join the Department of Near Eastern Studies, the Near Eastern Studies Program, and the Program in Judaic Studies for the 44th Annual Carolyn L. Drucker '80 Memorial Lecture with Amanda H. Podany on Monday, April 1.

Amanda…

Location
Robertson Hall, Room 001
Speaker
Sponsors
  • Department of Near Eastern Studies
  • Near Eastern Studies Program
  • Program in Judaic Studies
“What is, it already was, and what will be, it already is”…Seeing Time and Text as a Creative Lens

The Humanities Council welcomes artist, architect, and designer Ghiora Aharoni as the Spring 2024 Belknap Visitor.

Artist Ghiora Aharoni grew up in a home of diverse cultures and languages. Aharoni’s work recontextualizes artifacts, ritual objects of different faiths, sacred texts as well as traditional…

Location
Robertson Hall, Room 016
Speaker
Sponsors
  • Humanities Council
  • Princeton University Art Museum
  • Department of Art & Archaeology
  • Department of Religion
  • Department of Near Eastern Studies
  • Program in Judaic Studies
The French Resistance and the Persecution of the Jews during WWII

Join the Program in Judaic Studies and the Center for Collaborative History to hear Renée Poznanski discuss her book, recently published in an English translation, Propaganda and Persecution: The French Resistance and the "Jewish Question", on Tuesday, March 26.

Location
East Pyne Building, Room 010
Speaker
Sponsors
  • Program in Judaic Studies
  • Center for Collaborative History