A Lecture by Elisha Russ-Fishbane, Princeton University
Judaism and Islam: Between History and Polemics
The talk will address Jewish approaches to Islam from a historical and modern perspective.
Elisha Russ-Fishbane received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations in 2009. His dissertation, Between Politics and Piety: Abraham Maimonides and His Times, is a historical investigation into Egyptian Jewish society in the thirteenth century. Elisha Russ-Fishbane is now a Tikvah Postdoctoral Fellow in Jewish Thought at Princeton University and will be joining Wesleyan’s Religion Department and Jewish and Israel Studies in July.
Thursday, April 19, PAC 004, 4:30 pm