Event sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies and the Committee on Medieval Studies
Kenneth Stow is Professor of Jewish History Emeritus University of Haifa. He received the Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1971. He has been a visiting professor at Yale, University of Michigan, University of Washington, University of Toronto, Smith College, and the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. In 1986,, he founded the international journal Jewish History, which he edited through 2012.He has lectured and participated in congresses in the United States, Canada, Europe, Israel, and Buenos Aires. His books include Alienated Minority: The Jews in Medieval Latin Europe, Theater of Acculturation: The Roman Ghetto in the Sixteenth Century; Jewish Dogs, An Image and Its Interpreters; Anna and Tranquillo: Catholic Anxiety and Jewish Protest in the Age of Revolutions; and most recently Levi’s Vindication: The “1007 Anonymous” as it really is.” He has published essays in the American Historical Review, Speculum, Renaissance Quarterly, and the Bibliotheque d’Humanisme et Renaissance.