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Community Dinner with Scholar in Residence – Dr Laura Leibman

January 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

£20.00

Community Friday night dinner with lecture.

Laura Leibman is a Professor of English and Humanities at Reed College in Portland, Oregon.  Her most recent book Messianism, Secrecy, and Mysticism: A New Interpretation of Early American Jewish Life (2012) won a National Jewish Book Award, a Jordan Schnitzer Book Award, and was selected as one of Choice journal’s Outstanding Academic Titles for 2013.  She is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies. Her current book project The Material of Race: How Emancipation Transformed American Jews involves an early multiracial Jewish family that had ties to Bevis Marks and other historic Western Sephardic congregations.

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Date:
January 20, 2017
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
£20.00
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Venue

Bevis Marks

Who's Attending

6 people are attending Community Dinner with Scholar in Residence – Dr Laura Leibman

  • Alice Alphandary
  • Zeev Portner
  • Silvano Stagni
  • Alan Ereira
  • Abigail Hessney
  • Jonas Prawer

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