Bard Events Calendar

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Bard Theater Program, Written Arts Program, Religion Program, Literature Program, Jewish Studies Program, Historical Studies Program, Anthropology Program, and Hebrew and Theater program with the generous support of the World Union of Jewish Studies Present

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
"Make it New": New Possibilities for Classical Jewish Texts in Scholarship and Culture
Yellow Room in the campus center and RKC 103
1:15 pm – 7:30 pm
I. New Connections: The Talmud and the Contemporary Humanities - a Workshop
Location: The Yellow Room in the Campus Center (1:15-4:45pm)

Featuring leading scholars of Jewish studies in dialogue with Bard students and faculty.

II. "Make it New": Classical Jewish Texts and Artistic Imagination
Location: RKC 103 (4:45-6:15pm)

Nicole Krass: Novelist, author of The History of Love (2005) and Great House (2010)
Adam Kirsh: Poet and critic
Galit-Hasan-Rokem: Scholar, poet, and translator.

III. Jewish Studies and the Liberal Arts: Institutional Possibilities
Location: RKC 103 (6:30-7:30pm)

Featuring President Leon Botstein, Bruce Chilton, and Alan Avery-Peck.

For more information, call 845-758-6822, or e-mail

Time: 1:15 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Yellow Room in the campus center and RKC 103