Laura Levitt

Professor & Author of The Objects That Remain

Laura Levitt is Professor of Religion, Jewish Studies, and Gender at Temple University and the author The Objects that Remain (2020), American Jewish Loss after the Holocaust (2007), and Jews and Feminism: The Ambivalent Search for Home (1997).

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  • American Jewish Loss after the Holocaust: An Object Lesson
    THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2022 AT 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM EDT The University of Warsaw, American Studies Center We are pleased to announce the lecture “American Jewish Loss After the Holocaust: An Object Lesson” by Prof. Laura Levitt (Temple University).This lecture is a part of the 2021/2022 Spring Edition of the American Studies Colloquium Series.Join […]
  • Meet 5 Temple Professors who teach and research Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies
    Read this lovely story in Temple Now! https://news.temple.edu/news/2022-04-20/meet-5-temple-professors-who-teach-and-research-gender-sexuality-and-women-s-studies
  • The Afterlives of Trauma
    An article about this talk and the opening of a powerful exhibit! https://pittnews.com/article/170650/arts-and-entertainment/levitt-presents-afterlives-of-trauma-lecture-opens-for-online-klenicki-exhibit/
  • The Objects that Remain: The Ethics of Tending to Sacred Objects: A Webinar
    WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2021 • 5 PM, via ZoomFree and open to the public To watch this program: https://udel.zoom.us/rec/play/OD4_OUmupDXCC-NdbZ1-d5t8baq5VMZJbV07wSRyvvs1LMToghL3RGHts08dEnoAaoSeRDava3jLBrWi.V9Hf5mjKbJQt61aa?continueMode=true&_x_zm_rtaid=LoI_MYOQSRWFddoRptXYow.1635440425090.3bd309e7697c958a858ffa575e67123a&_x_zm_rhtaid=541
  • HOLY UNCERTAINTY AND THE PROMISE OF MORE INTERSECTIONAL ENGAGEMENTS: REFLECTIONS ON THE LEGACY OF DABRU EMET
    LAURA LEVITT I come to this discussion out of the religion department at Temple University, once a leading center for post-Holocaust Jewish–Christian exchange. While each were in graduate school, Katharina von Kellenbach and Susannah Heschel (then at the University of Pennsylvania) were both very much engaged in these conversations in Philadelphia. I arrived at Temple […]

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