USF Speaker Series in the History of Jewish/Christian Relations

Thursday, March 8 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Fromm Hall - FR 115 - Berman Room


For more information please contact Jeremy P. Brown, Series Director at

"Cleansing of the Temple," Carl Heinrich Bloch, 1874


In this three-part series, we learn from renowned scholars about the history of Jewish- Christian relations in the ancient, medieval and modern periods. Following each talk, speakers will be joined in conversation by members of the USF faculty.


Middle Ages Lecture

Differences Thin as Skin: Christian Views on the Foreskin, Jewish Views on the Virgo

Guadalupe Gonzalez Dieguez, Université de Montréal

6:30 pm, Thursday, March 8


Modernity Lecture

Beyond the Pale: Visions of Christianity in Hasidism and Neo-Hasidism

Ariel Evan Mayse, Stanford University

6:30 pm, Tuesday, April 17


Series Cosponsors

USF Jesuit Foundation

Swig Program in Jewish Studies and Social Justice

USF Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Joan and Ralph Lane Center for Catholic Studies and Social Thought