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Ancient Societies Workshop: 
What is Commentary?

This year’s Ancient Societies Workshop series will address the commentary tradition in YISAP’s participating disciplines. The first meeting will be held on September 5 at 12 pm in HGS 303.

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“Multi-lingualism and the Transfer of Culture in Antiquity”

December 7–8 at the Greenberg Center. “Multi-lingualism and the Transfer of Culture in Antiquity” will explore new research on the transfer of culture in antiquity with respect to language, image, daily practice, religious ritual, and material culture. 

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Troubling Legacies:  Anti-Judaism in Antiquity and its Aftermath

September 8th at the Whitney Humanities Center. The Yale Program for Anti-Semitism will hold its annual conference on September 8th in the Whitney Humanities center at 11 am.

Four panels of distinguished speakers will meet to discuss various aspects of anti-Semitism in the ancient world and its legacy.