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Echoes of the 'False Messiah': Shabbetai Tzvi in Old Yiddish Literature

Echoes of the 'False Messiah': Shabbetai Tzvi in Old Yiddish Literature
15 Kings College Circle, UC A101
Time: Nov 7th, 5:00 pm End: Nov 7th, 6:30 pm
Interest Categories: Religion, Study of (FAS), Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Medieval Studies (FAS), Language Studies (UTM), Jewish Studies, History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Ethics, English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Comparative Literature (FAS), Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Book History/Print Culture, 1500-1800
Lecture 3 of the Shoshana Shier Lectures on Mystical Texts in Old Yiddish Literature by Jean Baumgarten

The Centre for Jewish Studies is pleased to present:

The Shoshana Shier Lectures 2011:  Mystical Texts in Old Yiddish Literature

 

by Jean Baumgarten, Shoshana Shier Distinguished Visiting Professor and Director of Research, National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) Paris

 

Lecture 1: Monday 24 October 2011 at 5:00 p.m.

Jewish Mysticism in 17th-18th Century Ashkenazi Society: Translating the Zohar for Men and Women

 

Lecture 2: Monday 31 October 2011 at 5:00 p.m.

Between Ethics, Magic, and Kabbalah: The Kav Ha-Yashar

 

Lecture 3: Monday 7 November 2011 at 5:00 p.m.

Echoes of the "False Messiah": Shabbetai Tzvi in Old Yiddish Literature

 

Location for all lectures:  University College, Room A101, 15 Kings College Circle

For further information, please contact the Centre for Jewish Studies at (416) 978-1624

 

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