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Albert & Liese Eckstein Scholar-in-Residence

The Albert and Liese Eckstein Scholar-in-Residence lecture program is made possible through an endowment established for Arizona State University Jewish Studies by the late Dr. Albert and Mrs. Liese Eckstein, with additional contributions from the Eckstein family and Friends of Jewish Studies. The program features annual lectures by experts - professors, authors and others - in the field of Jewish Studies.

2018 Albert & Liese Eckstein Scholar-in-Residence
Matt Goldish
 The Ohio State University

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campus talk
The Sephardim of Amsterdam and the Dawn of Modernity
noon | Monday, February 26 2018
Lattie F. Coor Hall, room 4401 | ASU Tempe campus
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community lecture
What Happened to Conversos After They Converted? Strands of the New Christian Experience
7 p.m. | Monday, February 26 2018
Cutler✡Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center | 122 E Culver St, Phoenix
east of the Burton Barr Phoenix Public Library
take 2nd Street south from McDowell

Matt Goldish is the Samuel M. and Esther Melton chair of Jewish history at The Ohio State University. He previously taught at the University of Arizona. He received masters and doctoral degrees at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Matt’s work focuses on Sephardic life after the Spanish expulsion, Jewish-Christian intellectual relations, and messianism. His books include Judaism in the Theology of Sir Isaac Newton, The Sabbatean Prophets, and Jewish Questions: Responsa on Sephardi Life in the Early Modern Period.