Talk with Dr. Classen, "Friendship and Hostility between Jews and Christians in Late Medieval German Literature"

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 1:30pm

While the dominant discourse on the relationship between Jews and Christians throughout the pre-modern era is determined by the sense of doom and gloom regarding the Jewish suffering, the actual situation on the ground was probably quite different. This talk will draw from a variety of literary texts that, despite being fictional, project a much more complex situation. See here for more information.