Talya Fishman is an Associate Professor of Medieval Middle Eastern Religion in the Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations department. She is also the Director of the Jewish Studies Program.
B.A., Wesleyan University (1976)
M.A., Jewish Theological Seminary of America (1979)
Ph.D., Harvard University (1986)
Becoming the People of the Talmud: Oral Torah as Written Tradition in Medieval Jewish Cultures, (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011). http://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/14852.html
Shaking the Pillars of Exile: "Voice of a Fool"'s Early Modern Jewish Critique of Rabbinic Culture, (Stanford University Press, 1997).
Exertionary Mental Practices of the Middle Ages, "Packaging" of Medieval Legal Cultures, Formation and Reformation of Medieval Jewish Subcultures
HIST 140: Medieval and Early Modern Jewry
NELC 252: Themes of Jewish Tradition: Jewish Political Thought
NELC 454: Spirit and Law
RELS 523: Medieval Jewish Culture: Rethinking Ashkenaz and Sefarad/Packaging Jewish Knowledge
RELS 426: Rabbinic Writers of Culture
RELS 203: The Religious Other
RELS 126: Intro to Jewish Mysticism
RELS 129: Themes of Jewish Tradition: Performing Judaism