Bibliographer for Religion, Philosophy, & Jewish Studies
Anne K. Knafl (she/her) manages the Library's collections in Religion, Philosophy, and Jewish Studies, including purchasing books, journals and online resources. She provides research support to faculty, students and staff in these areas through individual consults and group workshops. She has language expertise for research in Hebrew, Yiddish, Greek, German, and French.
Anne is a graduate of the Divinity School at the University of Chicago (M.A. '02, Ph.D. '11). Her publications include, Forming God: Divine Anthropomorphism in the Pentateuch (Eisenbrauns, 2014), "The Old University of Chicago in the New: The Library," "Living with Anxiety and Working at UChicago." UChicago Library Series in Exploring Race Magazine (co-author), “Deuteronomy: Code or Covenant?,” "A Call for Ivy+ Libraries to Divest from Police and Prisons and Invest in Life-Giving Resources" (co-author), "The Future of the Stephen A. Douglas Relics."
Web exhibits curated by Anne K. Knafl:
- Prison Abolition (an update to the Letters from Prison web exhibit)
- UChicago Celebrates Black History
- "A Case for Reparations at the University of Chicago": Sources
- Letters from Prison
- Rhythm and Bombast: In Memory of Willie Pickens (1931-2017)
- James Baldwin Among the Philosophers
- Franz Bibfeldt: The Man, The Mystery
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