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February 2012 events at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 12:00 noon
Bldg 360 - Conference Room
Hillel Cohen, Professor of Islam and Middle Eastern Studies, The Hebrew University
Jerusalem in Palestinian-Arab and Israeli-Jewish Identities
Co-sponsored by Mediterranean Studies Forum and the Department of History

Tuesday & Thursday, February 7 & 9, 2012, 9:00-12:00 noon - For participants only
Stanford/Berkeley Block Seminar in Jewish Religion and Culture
Ishay Rosen-Zvi, Professor of Hebrew Culture Studies and Head of the Talmud Section, Tel-Aviv University
Text and Culture Series

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 12:00 noon
Bldg 360 - Conference Room
Ishay Rosen-Zvi, Professor of Hebrew Culture Studies and Head of the Talmud Section, Tel-Aviv University
The Rabbinic Invention of the 'Goy'
Text and Culture Series

Monday, February 13, 2012 12:00 noon
Bldg 360 - Conference Room
Avishai Margalit, Institute of Advanced Study
An Israeli View on the Arab Spring and the Israeli Spring

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
12:00 noon

Encina Hall - CISAC Conference Room
Gisèle Sapiro, Director of research at CNRS
Authorship and Responsibility: Literary Trials in France formt he Restauration to the Liberation
Cosponsored by The Europe Center
RSVP required here.
CANCELLED: Modern Hebrew Literature in the World Market of Translation

Screening of Shoah by Claude Lanzmann
Wednesday & Thursday, February 22 & 23, 2012 4:00-9:00 pm
Kehilla Hall - Koret Pavilion at the Ziff Center – Hillel at Stanford
NEW LOCATION for Thursday's screening: Bldg. 360 - Conference Room
Co-sponsored by the Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival

Claude LanzmannThe David S. Lobel Visiting Scholar in Jewish Studies
An evening with Claude Lanzmann
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 7:00 pm
NEW Location: CEMEX Auditorium
Co-sponsored by the Europe Center, France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, the Department of History, and the Department of French and Italian
Reflections from the renowned French Film-maker, known for his monumental documentary
Shoah, on the occasion of the publication of the English edition of his memoirs.

Co-sponsored Events:

Bookfest 2012The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco presents:
BookFest 2012 Bibliophiles rejoice! Enjoy six days of literary events, including a multimedia pop opera, an art exhibit, film screenings and performance art. And donít miss BookFest Sunday, a full day of contemporary literary voices, kicked off with Keynote Nicole Krauss. Noted writers include Joyce Carol Oates, Yoram Kaniuk, Philip Levine, Cynthia Ozick, Harold Bloom, Sam Tanenhaus, Dara Horn and others.
JCCSF, 3200 California Street (www.jccsf.org/bookfest or call 415-292-1233) *Use the special code: BOOKFESTPARTNER to get JCCSF member rates for BookFest Sunday. Order tickets today!