Upcoming Events in Judaic Studies

Spring 2016

Title:  Judaic Studies Faculty Seminar 
Date:  Thursday, February 4, 2016 @ noon
Location:  163 George St., JS206
Presenter:  Kerry Sonia (Brown University)

Title:   Judaic Studies Faculty Seminar
Date:   Thursday, March 3, 2016 @ noon
Location:  163 George St., JS206
Presenter:   Nathaniel Berman (Brown University)

Title:   FDR and the Jews
Date:  Wednesday, April 6, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Location:  Smith-Buonanno 106, 95 Cushing St.
Presenter:  Richard Breitman, Distinguished Professor Emeritus (American University)
Sponsor:  Arthur B. and David B. Jacobson Fund
Free and open to the public 

Title:  Israelis and Palestinians in Dialogue (Part 1 of 2) 
Date:  Thursday, April 7, 2016 @ 7:30 PM
Location:  MacMillan 117, Starr auditorium, 167 Thayer St.
Presenters:  Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger (Jewish West Bank  settler, cofounder "Roots") and Ali Abu Awwad (Palestinian peace activist, cofounder: Roots")
Sponsors:  The Elga K. Stulman Fund for Judaic Studies and Brown/RISD Hillel
Free and open to the public  

Title:    Israelis and Palestinians in Dialogue (Part 2 of 2) 
Date:  Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Location:  Smith-Buonanno 106, 95 Cushing St.
Presenters:  Israeli Professor Sami Adwan (Bethlehem University) and Palestinian Professor Shifrah Sagy (Ben-Gurion University) 
Sponsor: The Elga K. Stulman Fund for Judaic Studies and Brown/RISD Hillel
Free and open to the public  

Title:   Judaic Studies Faculty Seminar
Date:  Thursday, April 14, 2016 @ noon
Location:  163 George St., JS206
Presenter:  Susan Einbinder (University of Connecticut) 

Title:   Class bus trip to Yiddish Book Center
Date:   Sunday, April 17, 2106.  Departs 163 George St. at 9:00 AM.  Returns to 163 George St. ~5:00 PM
Location:  Yiddish Book Center, Hampshire College campus

Title:   National Association for the Professors of Hebrew (an international conference on Hebrew language, literature and culture)
Date:   July 21-23, 2106
Location:  Pembroke campus

Title:   Recovering the Records of European Jewry: The Pinkassim Project (a conference)
Date:  July 18-22, 2016
Location:  Faculty Club, One Magee St.
Sponsors:  Program in Judaic Studies and Simon Dubnow Institute (Leipzig)