45th Annual Association for Jewish Studies Conference

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.

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