jewish studies Archives
Dec. 11, 2017—Shaul Kelner, associate professor of sociology and Jewish studies, will moderate "Remembering the Refuseniks," a Dec. 14 discussion with Nashville activists who helped Soviet Jews escape the Iron Curtain.
Oct. 16, 2017—Researchers from a variety of institutions who study the Late Antiquity will be on campus Oct. 19-20 for a consortium in which Vanderbilt faculty across many academic disciplines will participate.
Sep. 3, 2017—Specialists on Islam will come together Sept. 7-9 at Sarratt Student Center to discuss the historical and contemporary facets of being Muslim in a wide variety of locales and language communities.
Aug. 28, 2017—Understanding ISIS is the first step toward defeating it, says Vanderbilt professor David Wasserstein.
Jul. 28, 2017—Amy-Jill Levine's scholarship on Jesus' parables is the basis for a new children's book that she co-authored with Sandy Eisenberg Sasso.
Mar. 3, 2017—James Bernauer, a priest and expert on the Holocaust who will speak to a Vanderbilt Divinity class, also will give a public talk on Jewish-Christian relations March 13 at Christ the King Church.
Aug. 9, 2016—Renowned experts across disciplines will speak on Judaeo-Arabic history and culture at an international conference at Vanderbilt University Aug. 15-18.
Aug. 5, 2016—The 17th International Conference of the Society for Judaeo-Arabic Studies will be held at Vanderbilt Aug. 15-18. The conference will feature world-renowned scholars speaking on all issues of Judaeo-Arabic language, literature, philosophy, society and culture.
Mar. 9, 2016—A public conference celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Carpenter Program In Religion, Gender and Sexuality will highlight the achievements of Vanderbilt Divinity School alumni/ae whose work has been transformed by this pioneering program.
Dec. 9, 2015—Learn more about the first Christmas described in the Bible when New Testament scholar Amy-Jill Levine answers questions with the hashtag #AskVU on Tuesday, Dec. 15.
May. 8, 2015—Twenty-eight retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 8, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.
May. 1, 2015—A new exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of the Mary and Raymond Zimmerman Judaica Collection is open to the public at the Vanderbilt Divinity Library.