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Lunch Seminar: Koller

Lunch Seminar for graduate students and faculty members with   Aaron Koller, Yeshiva University   Check back in August for start time and location. RSVP will be required.

Evans Lecture: Decentering the 1948 Palestine War

Save the Date: October 28, 5:30pm Eli N. Evans Distinguished Lecture in Jewish Studies   Decentering the 1948 Palestine War: From the Local to the Global with Derek Penslar, Harvard University   This talk links the Palestine Question with the … Read more

Class Visit: Kantika

Class Visit / open to the public; remote talk on Zoom.   Elizabeth Graver (Boston College) will join us on Zoom to discuss her new novel Kantika: A dazzling Sephardic multi-generational saga that moves from Istanbul to Barcelona, Havana & New … Read more


Margolis Lecture: Antisemitism and Free Speech in Modern America

Save the Date: February 13, 2025, 5:30p Annual Sylvia and Irving Margolis Lecture on the Jewish Experience A Pogrom in Chicago: Antisemitism and Free Speech in Modern America with James Loeffler, Johns Hopkins University Can we stop antisemitic hate speech … Read more


Sephardic Lecture: Jewish Refugee Writers in Mexico

Save the Date: March 3, 2025, 6:00p Annual Sephardic Lecture "Beautiful Friendships": Jewish Refugee Writers in Mexico with Tabea Linhard, Washington University in St Louis “Beautiful Friendships”: Jewish Refugee Writers in MexicoAt first glance, Ruth Rewald (1906-1943) and Egon Erwin … Read more