Thursday, 27 December
67. Jewish Secularization? The German-Jewish Example
5:15–6:30 p.m., Huron, Sheraton Chicago
A special session
Presiding: David Martyn, Macalester Coll.
1. “Mendelssohn and the Christian Secular,” David Martyn
2. “Beyond Hebrew: Secularization, Acculturation, and the Hidden Tradition of Jewish Literature,” Liliane Weissberg, Univ. of Pennsylvania
3. “Shifting Sands: Displacements of the Sacred in Ashkenaz,” Jonathan S. Skolnik, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst