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4/16/18 – JS Lecture Series – Ronnie Perelis, “Families of Blood and Faith: Religion, Race and Community in the Sephardic Atlantic”

Posted by on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 in Past Events.

The Program in Jewish Studies is proud to present Dr. Ronnie Perelis from Yeshiva University.

“Families of Blood and Faith: Religion, Race and Community in the Sephardic Atlantic”

April 16, 2018

12-1:30pm, Buttrick 123

TALK DESCRIPTION:

Who are our true brothers and sisters? What happens when family loyalty comes into conflict with faith, especially when that faith can land us into the prison of the Inquisition? These are not theoretical questions for the 16th and 17th century Conversos at the heart of Prof. Perelis’ study of Crypto-Jewish life in the Atlantic World.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies, the Department of Religious Studies, and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese

 

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