Monday, November 10, 2008

December 8-11 Anthony Grafton and Joanna Weinberg lectures on Isaac Casaubon

at Harvard University:

Monday - Thursday, December 8 - 11, various times:

The Carl Newell Jackson Classical Lectures Series:
"Isaac Casaubon: A Renaissance Hellenist Meets the Jews"
Anthony Grafton (Princeton University) and Joanna Weinberg (Oriental Institute, University of Oxford)

Lecture 1: "Rabbi Isaac Casaubon: A Hellenist Meets the Jews" Monday, 5:15PM
Lecture 2: "How Casaubon Read Jewish Texts" Tuesday, 5:30PM
Lecture 3: "Casaubon and Baronio: Early Christianity in a Jewish Setting" Wednesday, 5:15PM
Lecture 4: "The Teller and the Tale: What Casaubon Learned from Jews" Thursday, 5:15 PM
Reception to follow Lecture 4.

Sponsored by the Department of the Classics; Harvard University Cambridge MA - exact location TBD

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