Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East (6 Divinity Avenue), room 201
Naama Golan (Kibbutzim College of Education and 2021-22 Associate at the Center for Jewish Studies), A Creative Interpretation within the Genre Constraints: A Study of Yehuda Uziel's Super-Commentary on Rashi. Co-sponsored by the Harvard Center for Jewish Studies and the Committee on Medieval Studies. Attendance at the Starr Seminars is open to Harvard affiliates on a testing cadence; please RSVP to Sandy Cantave Vil...Read more about Center for Jewish Studies Starr Seminar
Sivan Nir (Tel Aviv University and Starr Fellow), Exempla Patterned after the Talmud: The Tales of The Sages in Neo Classical Medieval Midrash. Co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies and the Committee on Medieval Studies. This seminar will take place on the Zoom meeting platform; please click... Read more about Center for Jewish Studies Starr Seminar
Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street
A day-long symposium featuring presentations by Shady Nasser (Harvard University), Gabriel Said Reynolds (University of Notre Dame), Walid Saleh (University of Toronto), Devin Stewart (Emory University), Behnam Sadeghi (Oxford University), François Déroche (Collège de France), Alba Fedeli (University of Hamburg), Geoffrey Khan (Cambridge University), and Intisar Rabb (Harvard Law School). Sponsored by the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Center for Jewish Studies, the Harvard Law School's Program in Islamic Law, and the Center for... Read more about The Transmission and Reception of the Qurʾān in Light of Recent Scholarship
David Shyovitz (Northwestern University), Soul Food and Salvation: Eating Animals in Medieval Ashkenaz. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Harvard University Center for Jewish Studies, and the Mahindra Humanities Center Jewish Cultures and Societies Seminar.