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Robert Barsky Receives Rockefeller Bellagio Writing Residency

Robert Barsky has received the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center writing residency, which takes place in Bellagio, Italy, from March-April. According the foundation: For nearly 60 years, the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center has enabled the world’s brightest minds and most ambitious … Read more

Posted on March 5, 2018 in News, On the Road, ,

Robert Barsky edits volume of AmeriQuests: “Border Crossing in Law and Literature”

  Jewish Studies professor Robert Barksy, along with David Maraniss, edited the latest volume of AmeriQuests, entitled “Border-Crossing in Law and Literature.” This issue features a series of timely position papers regarding current issues in border-crossing, as well as a … Read more

Posted on November 21, 2017 in News, Research, ,

Listen and Learn: Robert Barksy on WBUR Podcast, “The Chomsky Effect”

  Jewish Studies Professor Robert Barksy was interviewed by Christopher Lydon for his podcast “Radio Open Source” in a segment entitled “The Chomsky Effect.” Listen here.

Posted on November 15, 2017 in Learn, News, On the Road, ,

Robert Barksy contributes chapter on Zellig Harris to Oxford Bibliographies

Jewish Studies professor Robert Barsky has contributed a chapter on Zellig Harris to Oxford Bibliographies. Read it here.

Posted on January 11, 2017 in News, Research, ,

Radical Jews from Karl Marx to Noam Chomsky (JS1111.03)

From the Syllabus: In this course we will be study leading “radical” Jewish intellectuals and writers of the 19th and, moreover, 20th century by examining the basic ideas they promoted, and by assessing the approach they take to social issues … Read more

Posted on February 1, 2015 in Courses, , , ,

From Einstein to Chomsky: Revolutionary Sciences in Jewish America (JS1111.07)

From the Syllabus: This course will survey work of Jewish writers, scientists and philosophers who were interested in “new scientific techniques” aimed at uncovering the structural, mathematical, psychic, poetic or biological basis of language. The impetus for this interest came … Read more

Posted on February 1, 2015 in Courses, , ,

Robert F. Barsky

Professor of English, French and Italian, and Jewish Studies Read more

Posted on July 30, 2013 in Faculty, People,