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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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(Syllabus) “SAVAGES,” “MYSTICS,” & “MODERNS” (Theories & Methods in Study of Religion) (Classics)

  THEORIES OF RELIGION: “SAVAGES,” “MYSTICS,” & “MODERNS” REL 601 Fall 2017 Braiterman   This introduction to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century classical theorists of religion keys the discussion of religion in such a way as to accomplish … Continue reading

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(Courses) Syracuse Department of Religion (Fall 2017)

 

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The Place of Religion in Film (Islam & Judaism) (Conference Notes)

Here are some quick notes from the recent Place of Religion in Film conference at Syracuse, organized by my friend and colleague Gail Hamner. What caught my attention was the prominence of Jews and Muslims, especially in relation to gender, in … Continue reading

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(Conference) The Place of Religion in Film (Syracuse University)

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE MARCH 31 – APRIL 1 2017 Friday 9 – 10:40 a.m. (3) Panel 1 Reinhartz, Religion, Body and Place inFélix et Meira (Quebec, 2014) Shenker, That made me a woman: On body and gender representations in Israel’s religious-community films-making … Continue reading

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Israel’s Greatest Victory: 1967 and the End of the Zionist Project (Menachem Lorberbaum at Syracuse University) (March 28)

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