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12/14 AJS Annual Conference

Posted by on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in On the Road.

Shaul Kelner, Julia Cohen, Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman, and other faculty and graduate students from Vanderbilt’s Jewish Studies program will speak at this year’s Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland at the Hilton Baltimore.

Speakers:

Prof. Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman

  • The Use of the Self in the Class Room – December 14, 2:30 to 4:00pm
  • Jewish Law and Practice in the Medieval Islamic World – December 16, 10:15 to 11:45am

Prof. Julia Cohen

  • Rethinking the Canon: New Sources and Approaches to Teaching Jewish History December 15, 3:00 to 4:30pm
  • Works-in-Progress Group in Jewish Studies – December 16, 12:00 to 1:30pm

Prof. Jay Geller

  • “It’s Clear as the Light of Day”: The Shoah in the Light of the Human-Animal Great Divide – December 16, 8:30 to 10:00am

Anne Grant

  • The Hebraization of American Jewish Identity through Hillel T-Shirts – December 16, 10:15 to 11:45am

Prof. Ari Joskowicz

  • Critical Crossroads: Jewish Responses and Experiences during the Refugee Crises of the Twentieth Century – December 14, 9:30 to 11:00am

Prof. Shaul Kelner

  • Respondent, Marshall Sklare Memorial Lecture (Sponsored by the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry – December 14, 4:30 to 6:00pm
  • Empathetic Listening in Jewish Tourist Encounters with Palestinians – December 16, 10:15 to 11:45am

Prof. Amy-Jill Levine

  • “Holy Envy”? : The Judeo-Christian Borderland and its Implications for Jewish Studies – December 15, 5:00 to 6:30pm

Prof. Allison Schachter

  • Archiving Modern Hebrew Literature, Part 1 – December 14, 2:30 to 4:00pm
  • Weakness as Resistance in Hebrew Literature and Beyond – December 15, 10:30am to 12:00pm

Nicholas James Schaser

  • The Masculinization of Israel in Song of Songs Rabbah – December 15, 8:30 to 10:00am

Caryn Tamber-Rosenau

  • Jewish Motherhood: Cultural Images and Practices from Antiquity to Modernity – December 15, 8:30 to 10:00am
  • The Biblical Bathing Beauty Who Asked for It: Bathsheba, Susanna, Judith, and the Manipulation of the Male Gaze – December 16, 12:00 to 1:30pm