“I, the Widow, Do Solemnly Swear...” Plague, Survival, and Domestic Material Culture in Early Modern Prague

For Current Fellows
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

Katz Center
420 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Carrie Love


Joshua Teplitsky

University of Pennsylvania

Joshua Teplitsky is the Joseph Meyerhoff Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History and the Ruth Meltzer Director of the Jewish Studies Program at Penn. His research focuses on the history of Jewish life in early modern Central Europe within the wider context of Jewish/Christian interaction and minority experience. He is also a codirector of the digital humanities project, “Footprints: Jewish Books through Time and Place.” This ongoing collaborative project traces the movement of Jewish books between 1450 and 1800.

Teplitsky received his Ph.D. in Hebrew and Judaic studies from NYU in 2012.

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