Each semester, the Center hosts informal lunch seminars to discuss academic topics related to the field of Jewish Studies. The lunch seminars are for Carolina’s faculty and graduate students, and interested undergraduates. Reservations are required as lunch will be provided. Reading materials are often sent in advance of the lunch seminar.

Lunch will be provided so reservations are required. Use the form below.
Lunch seminars are held at the Center in Pettigrew Hall, first floor.


Fall 2019 Lunch Seminars


August 27, 12:30-1:30 pm: Jacqueline Vayntrub of Yale University: “Tamar and her Botanical Image.” 
Please RSVP by August 22nd in order to receive the related academic paper prior to the luncheon.

Additional lunch seminars will be announced soon.


RSVP - Lunch Seminars

  • Faculty member or grad student, with home department



Recent lunch seminars:

Spring 2019

March, 6th, 12:20-1:30 pm: Kerstin von der Krone, research fellow at the German Historical Institute Washington DC, In Pursuit of Knowing: Nineteenth-Century Jewish Education and the Transformation of Jewish Knowledge. 

January 22nd, 12:30-2:00 pm
Lunchtime seminar with David Biale, UC Davis. Organized by the Center’s Graduate Student Network.


Fall 2018

October 3rd, 12:20-1:20 pm
Lunchtime seminar with Jane S. Gabin on her new book The Paris Photo:  Jews in the French Capital during the Nazi Occupation.  

October 10, 12:20-1:20 pm 
Lunchtime seminar with Jörg Robert: A Father of a New Time: Reuchlin, the Jews, and the Reformation.
Jörg Robert is professor of early modern German literature at the University of Tübingen.