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NYU Lecture Series On Jewish Studies, April 9, 14 & 16

March 28, 2008
N-369, 2007-08

MEDIA ADVISORY

New York University’s Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies will host the Benita and Sigmund Stahl Lecture Program in Jewish Studies, April 9, 14, and 16 at venues on the NYU campus. The lectures, which all begin at 5:30 p.m., are free and open to the public. Call 212.998.8981 or email gsas.hebrewjudaic@nyu.edu to RSVP.

All three lectures will be delivered by Ohio State University Professor Michael Swartz, whose published works include Scholastic Magic: Ritual and Revelation in Early Jewish Mysticism (1996) and Mystical Prayer in Ancient Judaism: An Analysis of Ma’aseh Merkavah (1992). For a complete description of all three lectures, go to http://hebrewjudaic.as.nyu.edu/object/stahl08.html

Reporters interested in attending any of the lectures should contact James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu.

  • Wed., April 9, 5:30 p.m. “The Signifying Creator: Alternative Creation Myths in Rabbinic and Synagogue Literatures” Screening Room, King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South (between Sullivan and Thompson Streets) [Subway Lines: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place)]
  • Mon., April 14, 5:30 p.m. “The Semiotics of the Priestly Vestments in Ancient Judaism” Lecture Hall, room 102, 19 University Place (at 8th street) [Subway Lines: R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place)]
  • Wed., April 16, 5:30 p.m. “Divination and Its Discontents: Generating Meaning in Talmudic and Esoteric Judaism” Screening Room, King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South (between Sullivan and Thompson Streets) [Subway Lines: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place)]

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Ohio State University Professor Michael Swartz

Ohio State University Professor Michael Swartz


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