Events List

Events for May 22, 2014

Iliff on the Road: The Week of Jewish Philosophy

May 22, 2014 12:30pm-9:00pm

Description: Kabbalah, dance and how Judaism became a religion. The Week of Jewish Philosophy has something for everyone. This is a rare chance to spend significant time engaging some exceptional visiting scholars.

Questions on the relationship between philosophy and religion will be pursued in 2 evening public lectures and 2 afternoon seminar studies led by Paul Franks and Leora Batnitzky. On Wednesday, May 21, some Iliff faculty will participate in a roundtable discussion regarding methodological concerns in philosophical and religious thinking. Preceding this roundtable on May 21, the Center for Judaic Studies and the Creative Writing Program at DU will put on a dance program at the Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site.

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Date: May 20-22, 2014, 12:30-9:00 p.m.


Tues. May 20 (6:30-8; Sturm Hall 286): German Idealism and Jewish Mysticism (public lecture by Paul Franks)

Wed. May 21 (12-3: Sturm Hall 286): Jewish Philosophy and Historicism in Jewish Studies (3-hour seminar led by Paul Franks)

Wed. May 21(4-5): Memory, Trauma, Life: Evolving Doors Dance Performance at Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site (Project of Creative Writing program and Center for Judaic Studies, in partnership with the Departments of Philosophy, Theater, and Psychology, DU’s Center for Community Engagement & Service Learning, and co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and Gender and Women’s Studies)
[back-up rain location is Davis Auditorium, Sturm Hall]

**Wed. May 21 (6:30-9: AAC Loft {340})*: Roundtable on Methodology in Philosophical and Religious Thinking, featuring three 20-30 minute talks by: Dr. Karin Nisenbaum, Dr. Elias Sacks, and Dr. Sarah Pessin. Panelists include: Dr. Leora Batnitzky, Dr. Paul Franks, Dr. Carl Raschke, Dr. Jere Surber, and Dr. Ted Vial.

Thurs. May 22 (12-3: Sturm Hall 286): Strauss, Cohen, Maimonides: What is the History of Philosophy? What is Jewish Philosophy? (3-hour seminar/text study led by Dr. Leora Batnitzky)

Thurs. May 22 (6:30-8; MACC at the JCC): How Judaism Became a Religion (public lecture by Dr. Leora Batnitzky)

Location: University of Denver, Sturm Hall, Denver 80210

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