(Jewish) Law and Story

(Jewish) Law and Story

Associate Professor Miryam Segal
Fall 2022 reading group
M 6:00pm - 8:00pm in WCC Room 5048
1 classroom credit

Prerequisite: None

Exam Type:None

Narrative and law; agada and halakha, story and rule. In recent decades the relationship between these pairs has become a central topic of inquiry in the study of Jewish legal tradition. This reading group is an opportunity to read a few prominent and a few lesser-known examples of this writing along with a selection of primary sources, with a view towards helping us think with and beyond these categories.

Note: This reading group will meet on the following dates 9/19, 10/3, 10/24, 10/31, 11/14, 11/21

Subject Areas: International, Comparative & Foreign Law, Legal History, Disciplinary Perspectives & Law, Legal & Political Theory