Leviathan: Celebrating 40 Years of Jewish Journalism at UCSC


Sunday, April 28, 2013 | 3:00-4:30 PM | Free & Open to the Public
Stevenson College, Fireside Lounge, UC Santa Cruz
Questions? ihr@ucsc.edu or (831) 459-5655

leviathanPlease join former and current staff members of Leviathan in a celebration of the student publication’s 40th anniversary. Leviathan is one of the longest-running university student publications devoted to Jewish themes in the United States. Over the years, its articles and artwork have explored contemporary questions of Jewish identity, the role of Israel, local Jewish issues, and a wide range of cultural and historical topics. Many of it editors, writers, and artists have gone on to distinguished careers in publishing, journalism, education, and other fields.

The event, to be held in the Fireside Lounge of Stevenson College at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, will include a panel discussion with former and current Leviathan staff members, the official launch of the newly created digital archive of past issues of the publication going back to the 1970s, and a festive reception with food and beverages. Co-sponsored by Leviathan, the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Stevenson College. Administrative support provided by the Institute for Humanities Research.

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