Text:
Increase font size
Decrease font size
Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

March 2017

Performing Commemoration: Music and the Politics of Trauma

March 31 @ 8:00 am - April 2 @ 9:00 pm
TBA,

Hosted by the UNC Department of Music and Co-sponsored by the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies DATES HAVE CHANGED TO: March 31-April 2, venue TBA. This is preliminary information, please check back in early 2017 for updated details. This is a three-day academic conference in which invited scholars from around the world will discuss the role of music in the performance of commemoration, in order to understand how diverse states, governments, organizations, communities, and individuals across the globe deploy the…

Find out more »
April 2017

On the Study of Jews of Color

April 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
TBA,

Update January 31: This event is now rescheduled for Tuesday, April 18, 5:30pm. A new location will be announced soon. LEWIS GORDON, (University of Connecticut) will discuss how stories of the Jewish people are told in a way that ignores what we have been for most of our history: people of color.  This talk will explore the circumstances that have led to such historical amnesia, and conclude with reflections on why it is important to recognize and celebrate the tapestry…

Find out more »
$5 - $10

Defiant Requiem at UNC

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Tickets are now on sale, sold through Carolina Performing Arts. Hosted by the UNC Department of Music and Co-sponsored by the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies April 20, 7:30 pm Memorial Hall Defiant Requiem: Verdi Requiem at Terezín UNC Symphony Orchestra, Carolina Choir, Chamber Singers, Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs, soloists Louise Toppin, Mary Gayle Greene, Timothy Sparks, Marc Callahan, and guest conductor Murry Sidlin $10 general admission ($5 students and UNC faculty/staff) • Ticket information will be posted in…

Find out more »
May 2017

Jewish Song, Comedy, and Storytelling in the Old and New Worlds

May 6 @ 9:15 am - 5:30 pm
TBA,

Jewish Song, Comedy, and Storytelling in the Old and New Worlds The Uhlman Family Seminar May 6, 9:15 am – 5:30 p.m. / Location TBA This year’s annual Uhlman Family Seminar will focus on Jewish culture as revealed through entertainment: music, film, folklore, humor, and the storytelling components present in all of these arts. Discussions will focus on Jewish folklore, Warsaw’s cabaret scene, the Jewish influence in Hollywood, and the origins of contemporary Jewish humor. Please check our web site for…

Find out more »
+ Export Events