Professor Asher Biemann
2009,2012 Student Summer Seminar
Asher D. Biemann is Associate Professor of Modern Jewish Thought and Intellectual History at the University of Virginia. He studied at the Karl-Franzens University Graz, Austria, the University of Vienna, and the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and received his PhD in 1999. In addition to his appointment at Virginia, he has held teaching posts at Washington and Lee University, Harvard, and the Goethe University, Frankfurt. He is the editor of the Martin Buber Reader (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2001) and of Martin Bubers sprachphilosophische Schriften (Guetersloh, 2003), as well as the author of David Aronson: A Retrospective (Syracuse University Press/Pucker Art, 2004) and Inventing New Beginnings: On the Idea of Renaissance in Modern Judaism (Stanford University Press, 2009). His new book, Dreaming of Michelangelo: Jewish Variations on a Modern Theme is scheduled to appear in October 2012 with Stanford University Press.