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February 2011 at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

Aaron Roland Special Lecture
Eli Yassif,
 Professor of Hebrew Literature, Tel Aviv University
The Safed Myth: Life and Fantasy in 16th Century Galilee Legends
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 8:00 pm
Levinthal Hall, SHC
Co-sponsored by the Stanford Humanities Center

Thursday, February 10, 2011 12:00 noon
Bldg. 360 - Conference Room
Raymond Scheindlin, Professor of Jewish History, The Jewish Theological Seminary
Uncaging the Vulture: On Translating the Poetry of Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Friday, February 25, 2011 12:00 noon
Bldg. 260- Room 252 (German Library)
Susan Einbinder, Professor of Hebrew Literature, Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati
Seeing the Blind: Trauma and Poetry in Medieval Ashkenaz
Workshop on Medieval Hebrew Poetry

Saturday & Sunday, February 26 & 27, 2011
Stanford Humanities Center
424 Santa Teresa Street
Symposium: Queer Jewish Religiosity in America: Directions and Trends
A conversation about queer Judaism, its engagement with Jewish textual forms, and what happens to both in the process.
Feb. 26, 7:30-9:30pm, Sha'ar Zahav Synagogue, San Francisco
Feb. 27, 10:00am-8:00pm, Stanford Humanities Center, Stanford University
For more details see this website.
RSVP required.

Jeffrey Shandler
, Professor of Yiddish at Rutgers University

Monday, February 28, 2011 8:00 pm
Koret Pavilion – Hillel at Stanford
Bank Machines, Board Games, and Books:  The Yiddish Consumer Culture of Contemporary Hasidim (English)
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 12:00 noon
Bldg. 360 - Conference Room
Singer on the Screen:  The Image of Isaac Bashevis Singer in Film and Television
[Der imazh fun Bashevis-Zinger af der ekrane] (Yiddish)