Dr. Aaron Tugendhaft
Aaron Tugendhaft teaches humanities at Bard College Berlin. He received his PhD from the Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University and also holds degrees in Art History and Social Thought from the University of Chicago. From 2014-18, he was a Harper Fellow at the University of Chicago, where he taught the flagship humanities core courses “Human Being & Citizen” and “Greek Thought and Literature.” He has also held postdoctoral fellowships at the Ludwig Maximilian University (Munich), the W. F. Albright Institute for Archaeological Research (Jerusalem), and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin). He is the editor, with Josh Ellenbogen, of Idol Anxiety (Stanford 2011) and the author of Baal and the Politics of Poetry (Routledge 2018). His next book, The Idols of ISIS: From Assyria to the Internet, is forthcoming from The University of Chicago Press.
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Tikvah aims to make all of our courses available to as many qualified students as possible. In the event that Tikvah needs to add additional sections, this course may be taught by a different faculty member with a similarly high level of expertise.