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March 2012 events at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

Friday, March 2, 2012 12:00 noon
Bldg. 360 - Conference Room
Eugene Sheppard, Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History and Thought at Brandeis University
Presenting the Expulsion of Jews from Spain in the Third Reich

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 12:00 noon
Bldg. 360 - Conference Room
Isaac Gottlieb, Professor of Bible at Bar Ilan University
The Extremes of Esther

Thursday, March 15, 2012 7:00pm (NEW TIME!)
NEW Location: CEMEX Auditorium
Jonathan Safran Foer and Nathan Englander, authors, in conversation about their version of the New American Haggadah
Co-sponsored by the Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages, the American Studies Program, and Hillel at Stanford.
This program is free and open to the public but tickets are required.
Click here to see the video.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 12:00 noon
Bldg. 360 - Conference Room
Maurice Samuels, Professor of French at Yale University
Antisemitism and Philosemitism in France

Negotiating French, Maghreb-French and Jewish IdentitiesWednesday, March 21, 2012 4:00pm
Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall
Negotiating French, Maghreb-French and Jewish Identities Through Literature and History Panel: Fictions of Jewish Identity in Nineteenth-Century France” with Maurice Samuels (Yale University) and Do Moroccans Share Nostalgia of the Jews from Morocco for a Mythical Past? Sharing and Unsharing Narratives about Jews-Muslims Relationships in Morocco” with Emanuela T. Semi (Ca' Foscari University)

Second part of panel is scheduled on May 3, 2012

Co-sponsored Events:

The Department of Classics presents:
James Rives, Eminent Professor of Classics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Animal Sacrifice and Social Relations in Judaea and Rome
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 5:15pm
Bldg. 110, Room 112

Aris FioretosThe Europe Center presents:
Aris Fioretos, Swedish author
A Workshop on Nelly Sachs: Flight and Imagination
Thursday, March 8, 2012, 4:30-7:30pm
Green Library - Bender Room
(For details and reservations: Please contact Karen Haley, khaley@stanford.edu)