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September 2022

Jews, and the Transformation of American Folklore

September 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Eli N. Evans Distinguished Lecture in Jewish Studies with Dr. Naomi Graber, University of Georgia. The Center's inaugural Alumni Lecture. Co-sponsored by the department of music. In-person event: September 19th, 5:30pm.   Ghetto Pastoral: Street Scene, Jews, and the Transformation of American Folklore In 1947, Kurt Weill, Elmer Rice, and Langston Hughes's Street Scene opened on Broadway. Although Weill referred to the work as a "Broadway opera," Street Scene embodies what Michael Denning calls a “ghetto pastoral,” a genre that arose in the early 1930s depicting…

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March 2023

Heilig Event: Daniel Zamir

March 2, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

Daniel Zamir performance and 20th Anniversary Celebration! Morris, Ida and Alan Heilig Lecture in Jewish Studies In person event Event details, including start time, TBA. Co-sponsored by the department of music.

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