past classes & workshops » Academic Lectures

Religious Liberty And/Or Civil Rights

May 06, 2019 at University of Kansas

Holy Madness in Comparative Perspective

November 19, 2018 at American Academy of Religion

What is Masterpiece Cakeshop Really About?

April 20, 2018 at Rutgers Law School

Meditation and Toxic Masculinity: Sex, Gender and Patriarchy in American Buddhism

March 19, 2018 at Smith College

Queering Jewish Theology | Chicago, IL

May 04, 2017 at Chicago Theological Seminary

Cast Out by the Community: Taboo, Tyranny, and Tolerance from Spinoza to Modern Times

February 12, 2017 at Oshman Family JCC

Frankism, Queer Theology, Religious Exemptions | Univ. of Pittsburgh

February 06, 2017 at University of Pittsburgh

Same-Sex Marriage as Resistance in an Age of White Supremacy | American Academy of Religion

November 19, 2016 at American Academy of Religion

The Scholar-Practitioner | AAR

November 22, 2015 at American Academy of Religion

Religious Exemptions: Civil Rights and the Parameters of Liberty | Univ. of Arkansas

April 22, 2015 at University of Arkansas School of Law

Jacob Frank: A Revisionist View | Columbia University

November 05, 2014 at Columbia University

Can there be a Jewish contemplative studies? | ISCS Boston

October 30, 2014 at International Symposium for Contemplative Studies

Multiple Narratives of Israel/Palestine: Or, Can Alan Dershowitz and Steven Salaita Ever Get Along? | Bates College

October 29, 2014 at Bates College

Was Frankism the link between Kabbalah and Enlightenment?

December 17, 2013 at Association for Jewish Studies Conference @ Sheraton Boston

Scholar in Residence, Middlebury College | Sessions on God vs. Gay?, Evolving Dharma, and Israel/Palestine Dialogue

November 20, 2013 at Middlebury College

Religious Freedom and Equal Treatment: An International Look

October 11, 2013 at Brooklyn Law School

Rabbi Professor: Neo-Hasidism as Spiritual Bricolage

July 10, 2012 at Van Leer Institute

Queering Kabbalistic Gender Performance: Possibilities for a Contemporary Queer Theology

November 22, 2011 at American Academy of Religion

Queer Activism, Queer Scholarship

November 17, 2011 at Pacific School of Religion

Human Rights Campaign Summer Institute

July 28, 2010 at Vanderbilt University

Homosexuality and Liminality, Israelites and Canaanites: The Queer Theology of the Boundary Crosser at Berkeley

April 15, 2010 at Graduate Theological Union

The Significance of the Body in Jewish Spiritual Practice

November 08, 2009 at Academy of Jewish Religion

Vedanta and Neo-Hasidism

November 18, 2007 at American Academy on Religion Conference

Letter and Spirit: New Jewish Culture and the Archaic Revival

October 18, 2007 at Lehigh University