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(Syracuse University) Jewish Studies Fall 2018 (Looks Like)

A small program, we take visual presence with a lot of seriousness in the Department of Religion and in the Jewish Studies Program. Jewish Studies should look like something. It should have a look, projected out into the public sphere. One … Continue reading

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Narrative Powers of Women & Failure of Cultural Translations (Galit Hasan-Rokem at Syracuse) (April 11)

Honored to announce this year’s annual B.G. Rudolph Lecture sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program at Syracuse University.

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KIKI SMITH AND PAPER: THE BODY THE MUSE, AND THE SPIRIT

KIKI SMITH AND PAPER: THE BODY THE MUSE, AND THE SPIRIT is a smart and powerful little show of drawings by the artist at Syracuse University. It is broken up into three parts. The first part is focused on body … Continue reading

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#ShoahLanzmannLiveTweet

I think I can be proud of myself, or maybe not. Today in my class on the Holocaust and Judaism, a student, let’s call her “Jackie” asked how to make sense of Lanzmann’s Shoah. She was clearly disoriented by the … Continue reading

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Article about Upcoming Modern Judaism Job in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University

The discussions with representatives from the Phyllis Backer Foundation about funding a new position in modern Jewish Studies were substantive and to the point about the future of Jewish Studies as a broad area of study and the specific academic … Continue reading

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Jewish Studies at Syracuse & the Central New York Humanities Corridor

No doubt a dubious career proposition given the current state of the job market, but it is that time of year to pitch graduate studies to prospective students. In the interest of pitching Jewish Studies at Syracuse University, the Religion … Continue reading

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Charlottesville Teach-In (Syracuse University)

From the Jewish right there has been a lot of noise, and from some liberals genuine concern of late. Are American Jews being pushed out of movements for social and racial justice? Relying on anecdotal evidence culled from news reports … Continue reading

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