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هفدهمین کنفرانس مطالعات عربی و یهودی، دانشگاه وندربیلت، امریکا

هفدهمین کنفرانس مطالعات عربی و یهودی در دانشگاه وندر بیلت آمریکا در روزهای آینده برگزار می‌گردد. سخنرانی های این کنفرانس به شرح زیر است. 

 

SJAS CONFERENCE-   VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

The 17th International Conference of the Society for Judaeo-Arabic Studies
will be held
at Vanderbilt from 15-18 August. The conference will feature
world-renowned scholars
speaking on all issues of Judaeo-Arabic language, literature, philosophy,
society, and
culture. The conference will begin with an opening banquet and plenary at
the Nashville
Gordon Jewish Community Center on 15 August, and will continue through
mid-day on
18 August on the Vanderbilt campus. The conference is free and open to the
Vanderbilt
community and the Nashville community at large.

http://as.vanderbilt.edu/jewishstudies/uncategorized/sjas-conference-to-be-held-at-vanderbilt-university

Schedule of events:

Monday 15 August

5:30-6:00 Registration for the Conference at the Gordon Jewish Community
Center

Words of Welcome from Mark Freedman, Executive Director, Jewish Federation
of Nashvile;
Professor Aharon Maman, President, SJAS; Provost Susan Wente, Vanderbilt
University;
Nashville City Council Person Burkley Allen

6:00-7:30 Panel: Maimonides and His Family I
Panel Chair: Prof. Phil Lieberman, Vanderbilt University

Prof. Mark Cohen, Princeton University
Maimonides’ fatwās on Commercial Collaboration

Prof. Nahem Ilan, Ono Academic College
Reflection of Rabbi Abraham Maimuni’s Attitude to Christians Based on his
Genesis 36 Commentary

Prof. Lenn Goodman, Vanderbilt University
Clearing up Three Needless Obscurities about Maimonides’ Guide to the
Perplexed
Tuesday 16 August


8:30-10:30 Panel: Linguistic Sciences and Translations, Divinity School G23

Panel Chair: Dr. Miriam Goldstein, Hebrew University

Prof. Aharon Maman, Hebrew University
In the Footsteps of Ibn Quraysh’s Lost Book, Sefer Av vaEm

Dr. Moshe Kahan, Hebrew University
Hebrew’s Verbal Stems – from Sibawayh to Abraham ibn Ezra

Prof. Jonathan Decter, Brandeis University
Judah al-Harizi as a Bilingual Author

Mohamed Hamed, David Yellin College of Education, Hebrew University
`Faṣāḥa` according to David Ben Abraham al-Fāsi in Comparison with other
Hebrew & Arabic Philologists

10:30 Coffee break

11:00-1:00 Panel: Theology I, Divinity School G23

Panel Chair: Prof. Lenn Goodman, Vanderbilt University

Dr. Ehud Krinis, Ben Gurion University of the Negev; in cooperation with
BGU Center for the Study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters
A Shii Passage in the Duties of the Heart – Bahya ibn Paquda’s Adaptation
of the Shii Principle of Continuity

Dr. Yair Shiffman, Hebrew University; David Yellin College for Education
Narboni on Esoteric and Exoteric motives in Ibn Tufail’s Hayy Ibn Yaqdhan

4:30-6:00 Panel: Maimonides and His Family II, Divinity School G23

Panel Chair: Prof. Haggai Ben-Shammai, Hebrew University

Prof. Arnold Franklin, Queen’s College
Rationalizing Prayer: David ben Joshua Maimuni’s Commentary on the Text of
the Liturgy

Marc Herman, University of Pennsylvania
Principle Two in Maimonides’ Sefer ha-Miṣvot in light of his Theories of
the Oral Torah

Dr. Amir Ashur, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; in cooperation with
BGU Center for the Study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters
Maimonidean and Maimonidean-related Documents from the Geniza—New Discoveries

7:30-8:30 Panel: Exegesis, Buttrick 102

Panel Chair: Dr. Shimon Shtober, Bar-Ilan University

Prof. Daniel Frank, Ohio State University
Recovering Japheth Ben Eli’s “Lost” Commentary On Lamentations

Prof. Jessica Andruss, University of Virginia
Historical Hermeneutics in the Commentaries of Salmon b. Yerūḥīm
Wednesday 17 August


8:30-10:30 Panel: Legal Thought, Library Community Room, 4th floor

Welcoming Remarks from Prof. Christopher Serkin, Associate Dean,
Vanderbilt Law School
Panel Chair: Prof. Mark Cohen, Princeton University

Prof. Gideon Libson, Hebrew University
Judaeo-Arabic Legal, Philosophical and Gendered Terms in Maimonides’
Writings and their Meaning according to Muslim Legal Literature

Dr. Aviram Ravitsky, Ariel University
Aristotelian Syllogism and the Skeptical Critique of its Reasons, in the
Legal Thought of Ya’qub al-Qirqisani

Dr. Zvi Stampfer, University of Cambridge
The Formulation of Family law in the Post-Geonic Judaeo-Arabic literature

Neri Y. Ariel, Hebrew University
Manuals For Judges: Achievements and Challenges in the Reconstruction of a
Judaeo-Arabic Halakhic  Genre from the Genizah
10:30 Coffee break

11:00-12:00 Panel: History I, Library Community Room, 4th floor

Panel Chair: Prof. Leor Halevi, Vanderbilt University

Moshe Yagur, Hebrew University; in cooperation with BGU Center for the
Study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters
Social Bonds between Jews and Apostates in the Geniza Society
Brendan Goldman, Johns Hopkins University
The Crusades and the Geopolitics of Jewish Authority in Latin Syria
(1099-1187)

1:30-3:00 Panel: History II, Shulman Center Center for Jewish Life

Panel Chair: Prof. David Wasserstein, Vanderbilt University

Prof. Dan Shapira, Bar-Ilan University
Did the author of the so-called Reply of the Khazar King Joseph Know any
Arabic?

Prof. Phil Lieberman, Vanderbilt University
Onomastics and Migration in the Cairo Geniza

3:00 Coffee Break

3:30-5:00 Panel: History III, Shulman Center Center for Jewish Life

Panel Chair: Prof. Marc Bernstein, Michigan State University

Dr. David Sklare, Tel Aviv University and the Hebrew University
Mosul and the Surrounding Region as a Center of Jewish Culture in the
Ninth and Tenth Centuries

Daria Vasyutinskaya Shapira, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Documents in Arabic from the Second Firkowicz Collection

6:30-7:30 Panel: Saadya Gaon and His Works Shulman Center Center for
Jewish Life

Panel Chair: Prof. Nahem Ilan, Ono Academic College

Prof. Tamar Zewi, University of Haifa
Islamic  Vocabulary in the Samaritan Version of Saadya Gaon’s Translation
of the Pentateuch

Dr. Doron Yaakov, Hebrew University; Herzog College
The Yemenite Reading Tradition of Rav Saadia Gaon’s Tafsir – between
Conservation and Innovation

Thursday 18 August

8:30-10:00 Panel: Theology II, Kissam C210

Panel Chair: Dr. David Sklare, Hebrew University

Prof. Daniel J. Lasker, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; in cooperation
with BGU Center for the Study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters
What Did the Kings of the Khazars Know and When Did He Know It?

Dr. Marzena Zawanowska, University of Warsaw
The Treatment of Biblical Anthropomorphisms in the Arabic Translations of
Medieval Karaites

Dr. Dong Xiuyuan, Van Leer Institute
Some Notes on the Buddhist Background of the Barāhima in Kalām Literature
10:00 Coffee break

10:30-12:00 Panel: Interreligious Relations and Polemics, Kissam C210

Panel Chair: Prof. Daniel Lasker, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and
the Center for the Study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters

Prof. Haggai Ben-Shammai, Hebrew University
The Intra-Karaite Controversy on Intercalation: Tradition versus Science
Dr. Miriam Goldstein, Hebrew University
Toledot Yeshu in Judeo-Arabic
Dr. Shimon Shtober, Bar-Ilan University
Polemics and Homiletics: Anti-Christian Polemical Motifs in a Commentary
to Deuteronomy
For locations of public parking, please visit Vanderbilt Traffic and
Parking‘s website. For directions once you’re on campus, please refer to
the campus map.