Moulie Vidas begins his first year of a three-year appointment as a Behrman Professor teaching in the Spring of 2021 in the year-long, team-taught course on “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Western Culture.”
Vidas focuses on the religions of Mediterranean antiquity. His publications include Late Ancient Knowing: Explorations in Intellectual History (2015) and Tradition and the Formation of the Talmud (2014). He is writing a book called The Emergence of Talmudic Culture: Scholarship and Religion in Late Ancient Palestine.
In Spring of 2021, he began a three-year term as a Behrman Professor in the Humanities. He directed the Humanities Sequence for the academic year, 2021-22 and will co-teach a Capstone Seminar in the Spring of 2023 with Joshua Billings.