Solomon-Tenenbaum Lectureship Afternoon Symposium: "On the Academic Study of the Ancient Story"Tuesday, September 13, 2011 -
Federica K. Clementi
Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies, English, and Comparative Literature, USC
"Holocaust and myth: How tales help us speak"
Michael Gibbs Hill
Assistant Professor of Chinese and Comparative Literature, USC
"Ancient tales and modern chinese thought"
Paul Allen Miller
Carolina Distinguished Professor of Classics, USC
"Stories in Plato and Cicero: Narrative goes where philosophy only dreams"
Gordon D. Newby
Professor of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies, Emory University
"Tafsîr Isra'îliyât and Midrash: A shared tradition in Islam and Judaism"
Rabbi Burton L. Visotzky, Ph.D.
Appleman Professor of Midrash and Interreligious Studies, Jewish Theological Seminary
"The turn from history to literature and the end of Wissenschaft des Judentums"
Novelist and Director of the MFA Program in English, USC
Place: Rutledge Chapel
Free and open to the public
[Sponsored by the Solomon-Tenenbaum Visiting Lectureship in Jewish Studies and the College of Arts & Sciences]