Presenter Information

EMW 2006

Description

The 2006 Early Modern Workshop on the topic of “Gender, Family, and Social Structures” addressed a spectrum of topics about the transformation of the concept and form of family in general, and of Jewish family in particular in the early modern period.

The workshop took up questions of: marriage rituals, as represented by early modern (Elisheva Baumgarten) and Christians (Jacob Deutsch), and marriage contracts (Ruth Lamdan), responsibilities of the Jewish community to women and out-of-wedlock children (Elisheva Carlebach), challenges to marriage and marital propriety (Debra Kaplan on rabbinic responses to Jewish women’s encounters with Christian men; David Malkiel and Kenneth Stow on loss of virginity and young women’s honor, Adam Teller on marital problems of an eastern European Jewish man, and Lois Dubin on a Jewish woman seeking divorce on the eve of modernity), sexuality and Kabbalah (Lawrence Fine), marriage and economic networking (Claudia Ulbrich, Bernard Cooperman, Moshe Rosman), youth and juveniles (Roni Weinstein), and Jewish-Christian marriages (Magda Teter).

Event Website

http://www.earlymodern.org/workshops/2006/videos.php

Start Date

21-8-2006 5:00 PM

End Date

23-8-2006 6:00 PM

Location

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

 
Aug 21st, 5:00 PM Aug 23rd, 6:00 PM

EMW 2006: Gender, Family, and Social Structures

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

The 2006 Early Modern Workshop on the topic of “Gender, Family, and Social Structures” addressed a spectrum of topics about the transformation of the concept and form of family in general, and of Jewish family in particular in the early modern period.

The workshop took up questions of: marriage rituals, as represented by early modern (Elisheva Baumgarten) and Christians (Jacob Deutsch), and marriage contracts (Ruth Lamdan), responsibilities of the Jewish community to women and out-of-wedlock children (Elisheva Carlebach), challenges to marriage and marital propriety (Debra Kaplan on rabbinic responses to Jewish women’s encounters with Christian men; David Malkiel and Kenneth Stow on loss of virginity and young women’s honor, Adam Teller on marital problems of an eastern European Jewish man, and Lois Dubin on a Jewish woman seeking divorce on the eve of modernity), sexuality and Kabbalah (Lawrence Fine), marriage and economic networking (Claudia Ulbrich, Bernard Cooperman, Moshe Rosman), youth and juveniles (Roni Weinstein), and Jewish-Christian marriages (Magda Teter).

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