February 3, 10:30am-12:30pm.
565 Mayfield Ave., Stanford, CA
Associate Professor of Religious Studies and, by courtesy, of Classics and of German Studies
Charlotte Elisheva Fonrobert specializes in Judaism: talmudic literature and culture. Her interests include gender in Jewish culture; the relationship between Judaism and Christianity in Late Antiquity; the discourses of orthodoxy versus heresy; the connection between religion and space; and rabbinic conceptions of Judaism with respect to GrecoRoman culture. She is the author of Menstrual Purity: Rabbinic and Christian Reconstructions of Biblical Gender(2000), which won the Salo Baron Prize for a best first book in Jewish Studies of that year and was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award in Jewish Scholarship. She also co-edited The Cambridge Companion to the Talmud and Rabbinic Literature (2007), together with Martin Jaffee (University of Washington). Currently, she is working on a manuscript entitled Replacing the Nation: Judaism, Diaspora and the Neighborhood.
Stanford Series Dates/Speakers:
December 2, 2018 – Gabriella Safran
February 3, 2019 – Charlotte E Fonrobert
March 3, 2019 – TBA
April 7, 2019 – TBA
May 5, 2019 – TBA
How have Jewish interests and commitments influenced aspects of your work? This free lecture series cosponsored by Congregation Kol Emeth and Hillel at Stanford will feature Kol Emeth congregants who are Stanford Professors.
Come and challenge your mind!
Lunch will be served
Post archive date: Saturday May 4th, 2019