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Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Lecture in Judaic Studies“People of the (Printed/Digital) Book: Printing and the Birth of the Jewish Bookshelf”

Date: 09-29-2020

Time: 07:30 PM

Location: https://Fairfield.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_m2PTh-91RBKpOXtNcdeRMA

 Please join the Bennett Center for the Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Lecture in Judaic Studies, "People of the (Printed/Digital) Book: Printing and the Birth of the Jewish Bookshelf," featuring Joseph A. Skloot, PhD, Rabbi Aaron D. Panken Assistant Professor of Modern Jewish Intellectual History, HUC-JIR, New York City.

This talk will focus on the ways in which printing and the printing process changed pre-modern Jewish texts and readers' experiences of them. It will also explore the social world of the printing house and the implications of digitization for Jewish books and their readers.



Related Web Site : https://www.fairfield.edu/undergraduate/academics/centers/bennett-center-for-judaic-studies/


For more information, contact Jennifer Haynos / 2066 / jhaynos@fairfield.edu