Are you a PhD student thinking about life outside of academia? Do you want to explore alternative career ideas? On Saturday, May 7th, The University of Pennsylvania's Department of Religious Studies presents, "Alternative Careers for PhDs in the Humanities & Social Sciences" from 3:00-5:30PM in the Cohen Hall Terrace room. This 3 paneled presentation will include two PhDs who have chosen a non-teaching career path in areas of curatorship, foundations, and consulting & writing: Curatorship: Dr. Catharine Allgor (The Huntington) & Dr. Beth Citron (The Rubin Museum) Foundations: Dr. Nadina Gardner (The National Endowment for the Humanities) & Dr. John Paul Christy (The American Council of Learned Societies) Consulting & Writing: Dr. Jason Wilson (The Guardian) & Dr. David Engel (Wells Fargo Advisors) RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org Questions: 215-898-7453
RELS523 - SCRIPTR PRE-MOD JWSH CLT
Topic for Fall 2012:Medieval Sepharad. Through close reading of Hebrew primary sources, students will explore developments in Sephardi culture from the 11th through the 16th centuries. Topics to be examined include Sephardi preoccupation with the biblical text; medieval Sepharadic belle lettres, scriptural exegesis and historiographic writings; Karaite-Rabbanite interactions; Jewish-Islamic interactions, and the nexus of philosophy and kabbalah. Students must be able to read unpointed Hebrew texts. Undergarduates require instructor's permission. Primary sources include readings from ancient, medieval and early modern Jewishtexts. Students must be able to read unvocalized Hebrew. Open to undergraduates only with the instructor's permission.
Section 401 - SEM
WILLIAMS HALL 319