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Coming for The SPRING 2015

 

Monday, February 23

Dr. Marc Caplan on

"The Migrations and Transformations of Tevye: from Yiddish literary masterpiece to Fiddler on the Roof"

7pm in Graham Auditorium

 

 

April 14

Sayed Kashua, Palestinian novelist and journalist
on the challenges of writing in Hebrew and negotiating identities. 

7pm in Neilson Browsing Room

 

 

Kudos to our own Joel Kaminsky

The Abingdon Introduction to the Bible: Understanding Jewish and Christian Scriptures, co-authored by Joel Kaminsky, Morningstar Professor of Jewish Studies and professor of religion, has been selected by the American Library Association’s Choice magazine as a 2014 Outstanding Academic Title. Kaminsky’s book offers an accessible, scholarly perspective on the Bible, drawing on Jewish, Protestant and Catholic interpretations.

 

 

Thinking of Study Abroad? Contact our study abroad advisor, Justin Cammy, for information on Smith-approved programs.