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NCJSS Welcomes Sylvie Anne Goldberg: Saadia Gaon and The 'Present Time’

Sunday, January 28, 2024
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sylvie Anne Goldberg
North Carolina Jewish Studies Seminar

The North Carolina Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Sylvie Anne Goldberg, who will discuss her paper, "Saadia Gaon and The 'Present Time.'"

Sylvie Anne Goldberg is a professor at the Center for Historical Research, L'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, where she heads the Jewish Studies Program. She is the author of several books, including Crossing the Jabbok: Illness and Death in Ashkenazi Judaism in Sixteenth- through Ninteenth-Century Prague and Clepsydra: Essay on the Plurality of Time in Judaism. Her most recent work, Transmitting Jewish History is a series of interviews with Scholar Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi that paint a revealing portrait of history and bring together exceptional material on Yerushalmi's personal and intellectual journeys.