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Colloquium on Jewish Studies in Iberia and the Mediterranean

October 17, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Hispanic Institute at the Department of Latin American and Iberian Studies
The Department of Anthropology
The Department of History
The Institute for Comparative Literature and Society
The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies
The Institute for Religion Culture and Public Life
The Heyman Center for the Humanities
at Columbia University

Jewish Studies in Iberia and the Mediterranean

Jonathan Ray (Georgetown): “Centering the Marginal in Medieval Spain: Reading Jews as Protagonists of their own History”
Paola Tartakoff (Rutgers): “Testing Boundaries: Jewish Conversion and Iberian Exceptionalism”
Sofía Torallas Tovar (CSIC, Madrid): “Jewish representations of the Greek other: 3 Maccabees and Philo’s Contra Flaccum”
David Nirenberg (Chicago): “1391: From Medieval Massacre to Modern Political Theology”

Thursday, October 17 4:00 PM
(Reception to Follow)

Heyman Center, Common Room
2960 Broadway, New York NY

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