DIGITAL JUDAISM: Tablet To Tablet

DIGITAL RELIGION : KNOWLEDGE, POLITICS AND PRACTICE SERIES

DIGITAL JUDAISM: Tablet To Tablet

How have digital technologies entered Jewish life, changing ideas of moral authority, community, gender, education and more? This panel discusses how social media  — Jewish gaming, Hasidic blogging,  Orthodox Facebook sites are changing ideas of moral authority, community, gendered subjectivity and more, while transforming possibilities for Jewish communities  in the worlds around them.

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Panelists:

OWEN GOTTLIEB (Steinhardt, NYU)
We Kiss Books, We Waltz with iPads:  Embodied and Locative Jewish learning Practices in the Digital Age

RACHEL WAGNER (Religion, Ithaca College)
Mitzvot Mash-Up: Interactivity as Transformative Interpretation

AYALA FADER (Anthropology, Fordham)
Moral Panic in Brooklyn: Jewish Bloggers, Heretics and Skeptics?

Discussant: JEFFREY SHANDLER (Jewish Studies, Rutgers)

Moderator: FAYE GINSBURG (Anthropology, NYU/Center for Religion and Media/Center for Media, Culture and History)

 

Co-sponsors : NYU Abu Dhabi. With generous support from the Henry R. Luce initiative on Religion & International Affairs.

 

photo: courtesy, frumsatire.net via Heshy Fried

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