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45th Annual Association for Jewish Studies Conference

Posted by on Thursday, November 21, 2013 in Past Events.

The 45th annual Association for Jewish Studies conference will take place in Boston, MA on December 15-17, 2013 and Vanderbilt’s Program in Jewish Studies will be well represented.

Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman:
Moderator for Pre-modernity in the Digital Age

Julia Cohen:
Discussant for Attracting Students to the Jewish Studies Classroom: Reports from the Field
Presenter of The Global Trade Networks of Ottoman Jewish Merchants
Chair of Works-in-Progress Group in Modern Jewish Studies

Jay Geller:
Presenter of Kafka’s “Jackals and Arabs”: Gleichnis, Tiergeschichte, dialektisches Bild?

Lenn E. Goodman:
Discussant for Pines’s GUIDE OF THE PERPLEXED at 50

Ari Joskowicz:
Discussant for Jewish History and the “Transnational Turn”

Shaul Kelner:
Chair of Episodic Jewish Culture
Presenter of Tinker, Tourist, Soldier, Spy: American Visits to Soviet Jewish Refuseniks, 1972-1988

Allison Schachter:
Presenter of Reading Elisheva Bikhovsky
Discussant for Locating Gender in Modern Jewish Literature
Presenter of Conversion and Cosmopolitanism: Elisheva Bikhovsky and the Hebrew Avant Garde

Martina Urban:
Presenter of German Religious Zionism between Philosophy of History and Theopolitics


For full program and further details, please visit the AJS website.