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October 2017

Marking the Jews

October 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch seminar for UNC faculty and grad students:   Monday, October 16 from 12:00- 1:00pm Flora Cassen, JMA and Sonja van der Horst Scholar in Jewish History and Culture, and associate professor, Department of  History, will be discussing her recently published book, Marking the Jews in Renaissance Italy: Politics, Religion and the Power of Symbols (Cambridge University Press, 2017). This is a study of discriminatory marks that the Jews were compelled to wear in 15- and 16-century Italy, which probes the roots…

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October 2018

Lunch Seminar: Jane Gabin

October 3, 2018 @ 12:20 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Lunch seminars are for UNC faculty and grad students. Please be sure to RSVP in advance:   October 3rd, 12:20-1:20 pm, Pettigrew Hall Lunchtime seminar with Jane S. Gabin on her new book The Paris Photo:  Jews in the French Capital during the Nazi Occupation Jane Gabin will discuss what led her to do the research, and the work she undertook to glean the details she uses in one chapter: a study of the Germans’ various decrees in Paris, newspapers records and photos, the journal of…

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Lunch Seminar: Jörg Robert

October 10, 2018 @ 12:20 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Lunch seminars are for UNC faculty and grad students. Please be sure to RSVP in advance.   October 10, 12:20-1:20 pm, Pettigrew Hall 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.   More information will be posted soon.

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January 2019

Lunch Seminar: David Biale

January 22, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

David Biale will be coming to UNC as this year's graduate student speaker for the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies. Professor Biale has been at the forefront of Jewish Studies since the end of the 1970s and has written a number of works that look at Jewish history from the biblical period to the present day. He also was an early proponent of integrating elements of cultural studies into Jewish Studies. Professor Biale will be hosting a lunchtime seminar for graduate students…

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March 2019

Lunch Seminar: Kerstin von der Krone

March 6, 2019 @ 12:20 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch seminars are for UNC faculty and graduate students. Reservations are required: https://jewishstudies.unc.edu/events/lunch-seminarsrsvp/   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.  Lunchtime seminar with Kerstin von der Krone, on her book project, In pursuit of knowing: Nineteenth-Century Jewish Education and the Transformation of Jewish Knowledge. The project examines the entanglements between Jewish education, Jewish knowledge, and Jewish…

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