2023 - 2024

The Ethics of Holocaust Representation: Isaac Bashevi's Singer and American Fiction, Marc Caplan, University of Wroclaw, Poland, 13/9/2023, 4:30pm, Haldeman Center 041, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Between God and Hitler: Military Chaplains in Nazi Germany, Doris Bergen, University of Toronto, Canada, 2/11/2023, 4:30pm, Wilder Hall, Room 111, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Who Invented the Unconscious?, Christina Von Braun, Humboldt University, Berlin, 24/10/2023

From King Soloman to King Bibi: The Dangers of Proximity to the "Sacred," Sidra Ezrahi, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 5/10/2023


2016 - 2023

Jessie Sampter, Unlikely Zionist, Sarah Imhoff, Indiana Unviersity, 4/19/22, remote

From Venice to Amsterdam: A Seventeenth-Century Hebrew Translation of the Qur'an, Naima Afif, 4/5/22 - remote

Jews and Muslims Making Multi-culturalism on the 1893 Midway, Jacob Dorman, University of Nevada, Reno, 3/8/22

The Israeli Economy: A Story of Success and Costs, Joseph Zeira, Hebrew University, 3/1/22

Between becoming and belonging: Non-Jewish Kabbalah Tourism in the Jewish homeland, Jens Augspurger, University of London, 2/8//22

Symposium on Indigeneity, Bruce Duthu, Dartmouth College, Hannan Hever, Yale University, 10/21/22

Language Anxiety: Undoing the Metaphors of Hebrew Revival, Roni Henig, New York University, 2/1/2022

Togo Mizrahi and the Making of Egyptian Cinema, Deborah Starr, Cornell University, 5/27/21

The Quibbler: Al-Jahiz's Equivocations, Jeannie Miller, University of Toronto, 5/26/21

New Paths: A Festschrift in Honor of Professor Elliot Wolfson, Elizabeth Weber, Michael Fishbane, Sharon Koren and Daniel Abrams, 5/23/21

After Jews and Arabs: Remaking Levantine Culture, Ammiel Alcalay, CUNY-Graduate Center, 5/20/21

A Replacement Life, Boris Fishman, University of Montana, 5/14/21

The Literary Qur'an: Narrative Ethics in the Maghreb, Hoda El Shary, University of Chicago, 5/13/21

A Russian Immigrant: Translingual Fiction, Maxim Shrayer, Boston College, 5/10/21

Sholem Aleichem, Anita Norich, University of Michegan, Justin Cammy, Smith College, Marc Caplan, Dartmouth College, 5/9/21

Through a Ukrainian Looking Glass: Hofshteyn's Soviet Yiddish Translations of Taras Shevchenko, Amelia Glaser, University of California, San Diego, 5/6/21

The Colonized Semites and the Infectious: Anti-Semitism in the Levant, 1870-1914, Orit Bashkin, University of Chicago, 4/29/21

Encountering Sexuality: Homoeroticism and Orientalist Scholarship before 1800, Paul Babinski, Princeton University, 4/27/21

Aleppo's Modern Poets: A Comparative Approach to the Literary Forum at the University of Aleppo, Daniel Behar, Dartmouth College, 4/22/21

The Sun Never Sets on Yiddishland: Empire and the Global in Interwar Yiddish Culture, Roni Masel, University of Michigan, 4/20/21

The Nahda and the Haskala: A Comparative Reading of "Revival" and "Reform", Lital Levy, Princeton University, 4/18/21

The Age of Coexistence: The Ecumenical Fram and Making of the Modern Arab World, Ussama Makdisi, Rice University, Susannah Heschel, Dartmouth College, Tarek El-Ariss, Dartmouth College, 4/15/21

Jews and Power, Ruth Wisse, Harvard University, 4/14/21

Black Lives Matter in Germany? For a Shared Remembrane of Post-Colonial Racism and Anti-semitism, Hajo Funke, Freie Universität Berlin, 4/13/21

A Conversation of Indigeneity, Bruce Duthu, Dartmouth College & Hannan Hever, Yale University, 4/15/21

Recasting Resistance: Protestanism and Democracy in Post-Nazi Germany, Brandon Block, University of Wisconsin, 4/8/21

History of the Novel in Arabic Translation, Rebecca Johnson, Northwestern University, 3/31/21

Yiddish Writers in Weimar Berlin: A Fugitive Modernism, Marc Caplan, New York University, 3/7/21

Reforming Islam, Converting Citizens and the Question of Anti-semitism in Contemporary Germany, Sultan Doughan, Clark University, 3/4/21

Zionism, Jewish Ethnocentrism and the Temple Mount, Tomer Persico, Univesity of California, Berkley 3/1/21

Penetration, Transgression, Transcendence: On the Transgressive Potential of Poetic Figurations of the Penetrated Male, Benedikt Wolf, Bielefeld University, 2/23/21

A Poem in Arabic, Not and Arabic Poem, Huda Fakhreddine, University of Pennsylvania, 2/17/21

Academic Conversions: or, How I Became a Jew-is Scholar?, Frederick Roden, University of Connecticut, 2/9/21

A Challenge of Competition: Responses from Elijah Mizhahi (ca. 1450-1526), Susanne Härtel, University of Potsdam, 2/4/2021

Jews Out of the Question, A Critique of Anti-AntiSemitism, Elad Lapidot, Bern University, 1/28/21

Eloquence as Magic, Arabic Poetics and the Aesthetics of Wonder, Lara Harb, Princeton University, 1/27/2021

Magnus Hirschfeld and the Sexual History of Racism, Asaf Angermann, University of Louisville, 1/19/21

The Idols of Isis: From Assyria to the Internet, Aaron Tugendhaft, Bard College, 1/14/21

Figuring Racism in Medieval Christia, Lindsay Kaplan, Georgetown University, 1/12/21

Feminist Historiography and Uses of the Past, Blossom Stefani, University of Halle, 12/1/20

Yiddish Poet and Novelist Novelist Moyshe Kulbabk, sponsored by Eshkolot, a Russian Literary Organization,  Marc Caplan, New York University, 11/18/20, 11/25/20, 12/02/20, 12/09/20

The Embodied God in Early Jewish Tradition, Deborah Forger, Michigan University, 11/10/20

Born After: Reckoning with the German Past,
Angelika Bammer, Emory University, 11/5/20

Anti-semitism Resurgent: What does it mean? What do we Do?,  Cynthia Baker, Bates College, Maurice Samuels, Yale University, Edward Bradley, Dartmouth College, 10/10/19

Timing: The Art of Time,  Sylvia Goldberg, Brownstone Distinguished Visiting Professorship Dartmouth, 10/5/19

A scream in the night: White Racism as Anti-Theological, Georgy Yancy, Emory University, 8/14/19

Religious Authoritarianism, Jamie Raskin, US Congressman, Harvard University, 7/22/19

A Heritage of Fascists Without Labels, Anna Duensing, Yale University, 5/23/19

In the Land of Nunca Más: Genocide, Human Rights, and the Jewish Imaginary in Argentina, Natasha Zaretsky, New York University, 5/17/19

The Arab Renaissance (The Nahda), Tarek El-Ariss, Dartmouth College, Hoda Barakat, Dartmouth College, Lital Levy, Princeton University, Yoav Di-Capua, University of Texas, 5/16/19

Gender and Anti-semitism, Christina von Braun, Humboldt University, 5/14/19

A Black President Will Not Save Us: Prophetic Politics and the Future of the Race, Terrence Johnson, Georgetown University, 4/24/19

Israel's Identity Crisis: The Likud Era, Ilan Peleg, Lafayette College, 4/8/19

A New Paradigm in Constitutional Law Human Dignity, Dieter Grimm, Humboldt University of Berlin, 9/17/18

Preventing Palestine: A Political History from Camp David to Oslo, Seth Anziski, Visiting Professor Dartmouth, University College London, 8/13/18

Jews and American Politics: Historical Ideals and Contemporary Realities, Jonathan Sarna, Brandeis University, 8/6/18

Uncovering the Body: Huguette Caland and Modern Arab Art, Brigitte Caland, American University of Beirut, 4/25/18

Europes Jews Between Shoa, Re-Formation and New Perils, Julius Schoeps, Potsdam University Germany, 4/24/18

Hasidism on the Move: Interwar 'Exile' in Poland and the Emergence of Modern Habad', Ada Rapoport-Albert, University College London, 10/25/17

Hair: Transcultural Entanglements of Place, Race, and Identity in Central Europe, Francois Guesnet, Visiting Brownstone Professor Dartmouth, University College London, 10/3/17

Who's Human? Who has rights? Moses Mendelsohn, The Jewish Enlightenment and Human Rights, Zachary Braiterman, Syracuse University, 7/15/17

The Monk's Haggadah, David Stern, Harvard University, 3/30/17

Remembrance and Hope - Past, Present and Future of German, Ralf Horlemann, German Foreign Service, 8/11/2016

When Policy is Personal: My Service in the Obama Administration US Department of State, Matthew Nosanchuk, Associate Director of Public Engagement, White House, 8/9/16

Sounding the Nation: The Case of Israel's Nation  Anthem Hatikvah/The Hope, Edwin Seroussi, Hebrew University Jerusalem, 8/2/16           

All That are Left of the House of Israel: The Revival of Judaism in World War II France and Its Postwar Impact, Sarah Hammerschlag,  University of Chicago, 7/26/16

Undeclared Wars with Israel, Jeffrey Herf, University of Maryland, 7/19/16

The Role of the Historian in Times of Conflict: On Writing Year Zero of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1929, Hillel Cohen,  Visiting Professor at Dartmouth, 7/7/16

The Middle East Historian in Times of Conflict: Writing "Year Zero of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1929, Hillel Cohen, Visiting Professor at Dartmouth, 7/7/16

The Wanderers/Di Voglers/Stranniki, Psoy Korolenko, Russian Performer, and Polina Shepard, Russian Performer, 5/5/16

How to Forge a Biblical Book: Evidence from the Ancient World, J. Edward Wright, 2/23/16