Events

Upcoming Events

Our department holds many events throughout the academic year, and there are numerous other events held around Fordham campuses which may be of interest. We update our list regularly to advertise new events.

The Trinitarian Debates, the Rise of Theological Debates, and the Parting of the Ways in Late Antiquity
Emanuel Fiano (Fordham University) 
Sponsored by Medieval Studies
Tuesday January 23, 6:00 pm - O'Hare Special Collections, Walsh Library

Brownbag Lunch to Discuss Research Funded by the O'Connell Initiative
Dr. David Hamlin and Dr. Samantha Iyer
Sponsored by the O'Connell Initiative
January 24, 2018 (TBD)

“In Dialogue” with Hussein Ibish and David N. Myers:A Different Take on Israel/Palestine: Shared Histories, Divergent Pathways, Part II (1948-1979)
Sponsored by Jewish Studies 
January 25, 2018, 6PM-McNally Amphitheater, 140 West 62nd Street, New York, NY 10023

Book Launch for Frontiers of Citizenship: A Black and Indigenous History of Postcolonial Brazil (Cambridge University Press, 2018)
Dr. Yuko Miki
Sponsored by the O'Connell Initiative
February 2018 (TBD)

"New York, 1968, city in turmoil; what changed and what didn't"
Professir Joshua Freeman (CUNY)
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 3pm- Lincoln Center 12th Floor Lounge 

"Legal Theory and Revelation: Jewish Law in an Islamic Milieu"
Marc Herman (The Rabin-Shvidler Post Doctoral Fellow in Jewish Studies at Fordham and Columbia)
Sponsored by Jewish Studies and the Institute for Law, Religion, and Lawyer's Work at Fordham University, and the Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies at Columbia University
February 15, 2018, 6:30pm-Fordham Law School, 150 West 62nd Street, Bateman 2-01B, New York, NY 10023

Guiraut Riquier's Songs: Time and Memory 
Susan Boyton (Columbia University)
Sponsored by Medieval Studies  
Wednesady February 21, 6:00 pm - O'Hare Special Collections, Walsh Library

“A Late Arrival: Isaac Bashevis Singer in New York City, 1935”
David Stromberg (Hebrew University in Jerusalem)
Fordham-NYPL Lecture Series
Sponsored by Jewish Studies and the New York Public Library
February 27, 2018, 6pm-Fordham University at Lincoln Center, Room TBA

Catholic Church in Dialogue with Jews and Non-Catholic Christians: A View from Poland—A Lecture by Bishop Krzysztof Nitkiewicz of Sandomierz, Poland
Sponsored by Jewish Studies
March 6, 2018, 6pm-Fordham University-Rose Hill, Walsh Family Library, O’Hare Special Collections

Conference on “The United States and Global Capitalism in the Twentieth Century”
Opening Keynote on March 8, 2018 by Dr. Vanessa Ogle, (University of California Berkeley)
Sponsored by the O'Connell Initative
March 8-10, 2018 Lincoln Center campus

Inside Out: Dress and Identity in the Middle Ages 
38th Annual Conference of the Center for Medieval Studies
Sponsored by Medieval Studies 
Saturday & Sunday March 17-18 - McNally Amphitheater, Lincoln Center Campus 

“In Dialogue” with Hussein Ibish and David N. Myers:A Different Take on Israel/Palestine: Shared Histories, Divergent Pathways, Part III (1979-Present)
Sponsored by Jewish Studies 
March 20th, 2018, 6PM McNally Amphitheater, 140 West 62nd Street, New York, NY 10023.

Commemorating March 1968 in Poland, A screening of a film March Caresses (1989) by Radosław Piwowarski and a discussion with a Polish journalist and 1968 activist Konstanty Gebert.
A joint Fordham-MJHNY event
Sponsored by Jewish Studies and Museum of Jewish Heritage
March 21st, 2018, Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Park Place.

The War of Towers: Italian Maritime Rivalries in Thirteenth-Century Crusader Syria 
Thomas Madden (St. Louis University)
Sponsored by Medieval Studies 
Thursday April 12, 1:00 pm - Bepler Commons, Rose Hill Campus 

A Rich Brew: Urban Cafés and Modern Jewish Culture
Shahar Pinsker (University of Michigan)
Sponsored by Jewish Studies
April 19th, 2018 (TBD)

Hymns, Heresy, and Hockets: Performing Philippe de Vitry 
The Departments of Medieval Studies & Music at Fordham University Concert Series 
Sponsored by Medieval Studies and the Music Department
Tuesday April 24, 6:30 pm - Leon Lowenstein Center, 12th Floor Lounge, Lincoln Center Campus

"Fireball Express: How the U.S. Military Laid the Foundations for Globalization."
Dr. Daniel Immerwahr (Northwestern University)
Sponsored by the O'Connell Initiative
April 26, 2018

“Scholarship, Belonging, and the Politics of A.S. Yahuda’s Forgotten Scholarship”
Columbia-Fordham Emerging Voices in Jewish Studies:
Allyson Gonzalez (Yale University)
Sponsored by Jewish Studies
April 26, 2018 (TBD)

"'A Feeling of Self-Disgust Attacks Me': The Attitudes of Eastern European Jewish Immigrants toward African Americans​" 
Fordham-NYPL Lecture Series
Gil Ribak (University of Arizona)
Sponsored by Jewish Studies and New York Public Library
May 3rd, 2018, 6PM (TBD)

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