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News and UPCOMING EVENTS
Read about JS faculty member Ben Gordon's archaeological work here
SAVE THE DATE: SPRING 2017 EVENTS (MORE DETAILS SOON)
Scholar, activist, and journalist Jay Michaelson visits Pitt Feb 6-7:
Monday, February 6, 2017, 12 noon-2 pm, 602 CL
Jewish Studies Brown-Bag Colloquium: “I Do Not Look to Heaven: The Antinomianism of Jacob Frank, Between Philosophical Critique and Esoteric Myth”
Monday February 6, 2017, 5 pm, 501 CL
"Queering Religion" Series Lecture: Queer Theology and Social Transformation: Points of Contact, Points of "Conflict"
Tuesday February 7, 2017, 12 noon- 2 pm, at the Law School
Lecture: "Religious Exemptions: Civil Rights and the Parameters of Liberty"
Holocaust historian Dennis B. Klein visits Pittsburgh March 19-20
Sunday March 19. 2017, 10 am, at Dor Hadash Congregation, 5898 Wilkins Ave, Squirrel Hill
Lecture: “Did Holocaust Survivors Forgive?"
For more information, contact Dor Hadash directly.
Monday March 20, 2017, 12 noon-2 pm, William Pitt Union Dining Room
Jewish Studies Brown-Bag Colloquium: “Abandonment: The Refugee Crisis, 1938/2017"
Made possible by the Sittsamer Fund for Holocaust Studies
Religious studies scholar Younus Mirza visits Pitt on April 3
Monday April 3, 2017, 12 noon-2 pm; 602 CL
Jewish Studies Brown Bag Colloquium: TOPIC TBD
Made possible by the Cardin Fund for Jewish Studies
Film Schmoozes will be back as part of the JFilm Festival
April 20-30, 2017, venues TBA
What's better than watching a good film? Talking about it afterwards.
Join at the JFilm Festival with post-film discussions led by Jewish Studies faculty and other scholars. Watch this space for more info.
Still looking for a Spring 2017 course?
Add/drop ends January 18