Paul Nahme | Jews and Race - The Specter of the Orient: Jewishness as a Religio-Racial Affect in Weimar-era Jewish Thought

Thursday, November 12th 2020, 4:00pm
Online Event, 2400 Ridge Rd Berkeley, CA 94709

Please join us on November 12th for this online event as part of our 2020-2021 Jews and Race Series with special guest Dr. Paul Nahme.

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Paul E. Nahme is the Dorot Assistant Professor of Judaic Studies and Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Brown University.  His areas of interest are modern Jewish thought, German-Jewish cultural and intellectual history, modern Rabbinic thought, French post-structuralism, theories of affect and emotion, and critical race theory. His research focuses on the relationships between identity, affect, race, religion, and nationalism.


This event is part of a series on Jews and Race during the 2020-2021 academic year, a collaboration of the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union, the Berkeley Center for Jewish Studies, the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, and the Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies.


This event is online only