Each dialogue involves the examination of one term and its representation and use in diverse geographical and historical contexts, both within Jewish Studies and outside of it. Each conversation involves at least two scholars, one from Duke and one from another institution.

UPCOMING DIALOGUES

“What is citizenship?” to be held Thursday, October 6th, 2022, 4-6 p.m. at Duke, FHI Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse. With Mia Fuller (UC Berkeley), Shai Ginsburg (Duke), and Igiaba Scego (author/visiting scholar, Duke).

“What is multilingualism?” to be held Thursday, February 9, 2023, 12-2 p.m. at Duke, FHI Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse. With Lital Levy (Princeton), Monique Balbuena (University of Oregon), Dominka Baran (Duke), and Helen Solterer (Duke).

 

PAST DIALOGUES

“What is Jewish Modernism?” was held Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 4:00-5:30pm on Zoom. With Beth Holmgren (Duke), Priscilla Layne (UNC), and Allison Schachter (Vanderbilt).

“What is a ghetto?” was held Thursday, February 3rd, 2022, 4:00-5:30 p.m. on Zoom. With Shaul Bassi (Ca’ Foscari, Venice), Paul B. Jaskot (Duke), and Karen Auerbach (UNC Chapel Hill).