Futures of the Field
"Jews, Indians and the Identity of Christian Europe" by
Date: November 3, 2005
Time: 2:00 pm
Place: Rome 771
Jonathan Boyarin discusses his work in progress aimed at juxtaposing
the problem of containing Jewish difference in late medieval Europe
with the colonial encounter in early Spanish America. Boyarin is an
anthropologist, as well as a literary scholar and theorist.
Co-sponsored by the George Washington University Department of English,
Judaic Studies, and the Columbian College.