Tag Archives: Symposium

Now in Video: “Modeling the Flood Story: Midrash and Movie”

In Fall 2014, the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies partnered with Yeshiva College and the YU Museum in hosting  “Modeling the Flood Story: Midrash and Movie,” an interdisciplinary symposium examining the biblical flood account and how the story has been read, interpreted, reconstructed – and modeled – through Midrash, medieval and modern texts, art, and film, with a particular focus on the 2014 Hollywood film Noah, directed by Darren Aronofsky.

Special Symposium at the YU Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art Will Shed Further Light on Jews and Christians in Medieval Period

A two-day symposium, ‘Treasured Possession: Jews and Christians in a Medieval City,’ co-sponsored by the Yeshiva University Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will look at various aspects of medieval culture Nov 5-6. The special symposium is in conjunction with ‘Erfurt: Jewish Treasure from Medieval Ashkenaz’ on view until Jan. 29 at the YU Museum, the only North American venue for this exhibition of medieval gold and silver jewelry, tableware, and rare coins, culled from a personal treasure hoard.

Yeshiva College, YU Museum Co-Sponsor Symposium on Radio and TV Comedy Show ‘The Goldbergs’

The more than 225 people at the sold-out program, “The Legacy of The Goldbergs,” came to the Center for Jewish History March 23 to visit their favorite, and oldest, Jewish mother—Molly Goldberg, the central character of the radio and TV show The Goldbergs, which ran from 1929 to 1956.

Yeshiva College Book Project Presents Vietnam War Symposium

Four scholars will examine the Vietnam War’s lasting effect on American culture and history, US-Asia relations, and this year’s presidential election at a symposium, “The Vietnam War in Perspective,” at Yeshiva University on Thursday, April 22. The 8:15 pm program will take place on the university’s Wilf Campus, Furst Hall, Room 535, 500 West 185th Street, Manhattan.