The 2020 Aronov Lecture with Dr. Annette Yoshiko Reed
Keywords:religious studies, jewish studies, art history
In this edition of The Interview, Annette Yoshiko Reed
(New York University) joins Bulletin editor Richard
Newton for a conversation and discussion as part of the University of Alabama’s 18th annual Aronov Lecture. The Aronov Lecture invites an accomplished and internationally renowned research scholar in the field of religion to bring insights that can inform the larger work of the human sciences. Reed discusses her work on the tensions, rhetoric, and myths involved in the construction of Jewish and Christian identities in the late antique Mediterranean and beyond, as well as her current thinking about how we approach the past through remembering and forgetting. She shares with the audience engaging stories, thought-provoking scholarship, and practical advice on navigating academia and the development of research interests.