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May 2011 at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

David M. Stern, Moritz and Josephine Berg Professor of Classical Hebrew at University of Pennsylvania
Through the Pages of the Past: The Jewish Book in its Historical Context
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 7:00 pm
Oak West Room - Tresidder Memorial Union

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 12:00 noon
Bldg. 360 - Conference Room
Kathryn Hellerstein,  Associate Professor of Germanic Languages at University of Pennsylvania Gender and Nation in 1945 Yiddish Poems By Kadya Molodowsky and Malka Heifetz Tussman

The Inaugural Stanford University Charles Michael Lecture
with Paul Mendes-Flohr, In Conversation with Amir Eshel and Steven Zipperstein 
Modern Day Prophets: Buber and MLK
Presented by JCC SF in partnership with the Taube Center for Jewish Studies at Stanford University.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 7:00 pm
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
3200 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118
FREE. Advance Reservation Required. Call 415.292.1233 or email arts@jccsf.org

Thursday, May 12, 2011 12:00 noon

Paul Mendes-Flohr, Professor of Modern Jewish Thought at Divinity School, University of Chicago
RSVP only

Thursday, May 26, 2011 5:15 pm
Koret Pavilion at the Ziff Center - Hillel at Stanford
Gary A. Rendsburg, Blanche and Irving Laurie Professor of Jewish History, Departments of Jewish Studies and History at Rutgers University
In Search of (Most) Ancient Israel
Co-sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies

May 2011 Jewish Studies Co-sponsored Events

The National Yiddish Book Center presents:
Avraham Novershtern, Professor of Yiddish Literature at Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Criminal Underworld in Yiddish Literature (in English)
Thursday, May 12, 2011  8:00 pm
Koret Pavilion at the Ziff Center - Hillel at Stanford
Co-sponsored with the Jewish Student Association, the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, and Hillel at Stanford
DLCL presents:
Estelle Tarica, Univeristy of California in Berkeley
The Demands of the Times: Holocaust Discourse in Dictatorship Argentina
Friday, May 13, 2011 1:00 pm
Pigott Hall (Bldg. 260), Room 252
Iranian Studies presents:
Abbas Milani in conversation with guest: Leon Wieseltier
Leon Wieseltier is an American writer, critic, and magazine editor ; and Abbas Milani is the Hamid and Christina Moghadam Director of Iranian Studies at Stanford University
The Upheavals: Iran, America, and History’s New Wave
Tuesday, May 17, 2011  6:30 pm
Bldg. 370 - Room 370
Co-sponsored with the Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages