News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

St. Mary’s City, MD- Katharina von Kellenbach, professor of religious studies at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, has been appointed to the 2019-2020 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations at Boston College’s Center for Christian-Jewish Learning. Kellenbach is currently convener of the ZIF Research Group “Felix Culpa: Guilt as Culturally Productive Force” at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Bielefield, Germany.

During Kellenbach’s tenure as the Corcoran Visiting Chair, she will continue her research on Jewish and Christian perspectives on guilt, complete her book “Composting Guilt: The Purification of Memory after Atrocity,” teach a graduate level course, and organize a conference around themes of Jewish and Christian memory and guilt.

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