HUC Connect - Prooftexts: The Ideas of Biblical Poetry: Aesthetics and Literary History

Co-Presented with Prooftexts
Co-Sponsored by The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies at Northwestern University

Date: Monday, April 17, 2023
Time: 5:00 pm EST
Speakers: Elaine T. James, Ph.D., Steven Weitzman, Ph.D., Rabbi Wendy Zierler, Ph.D., Barry Wimpfheimer, Ph.D.


  • Elaine T. James, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Old Testament, Princeton Theological Seminary
  • Steven Weitzman, Ph.D., Ella Darivoff Director, Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies; Abraham M. Ellis Professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages & Literatures, University of Pennsylvania
  • Rabbi Wendy Zierler, Ph.D., Sigmund Falk Professor, Modern Jewish Literature and Feminist Studies, HUC-JIR/NY; Co-Chair, Prooftexts; Co-Moderator
  • Barry Wimpfheimer, Ph.D., Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University; Co-Chair, Prooftexts; Co-Moderator