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Special Guest Temple Scholars: Professor Asaf Angermann

February 21 @ 10:50 am 12:00 pm

The Temple

5101 US-42
Louisville, KY 40241 United States
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January 24: Feminist Jewish Ethics and the Pain of Others
February 21: Queer Jewish Ethics and the Transformation of Identity

Join Professor Asaf Angermann for two special Temple Scholars classes. Asaf Angermann is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Jewish thought at the University of Louisville. Born and raised in Haifa, Israel, he has studied in Tel Aviv, Berlin, London, and Frankfurt, and has taught at the University of Toronto and at Yale University, before coming to the University of Louisville. He is the author of Damaged Irony: Kierkegaard, Adorno, and the Negative Dialectics of Critical Subjectivity (2014), the editor of Theodor W. Adorno and Gershom Scholem: Correspondence 1939-1969 (in German 2015, in English 2021), and the translator (from German to Hebrew) of Adorno’s Education to Maturity and Responsibility (2017), alongside several other articles and book chapters on topics in Philosophy and Jewish Thought. His current work focuses on critical philosophy of race, gender, and sexuality, and on Black-Jewish relations.