Murray Baumgarten Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies Investiture Ceremony and Reception

Please join Chancellor George Blumenthal in celebration of the:

Murray Baumgarten Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies

Investiture Ceremony and Reception

University Center, UC Santa Cruz
Sunday, January 22, 2017 4 p.m.

Light refreshments will be served

RSVP HERE

RSVP by January 6, 2017
Questions? Contact Jessica Guild at (831) 459-1274 or jguild@ucsc.edu

HONOREES

Professor Murray Baumgarten

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Professor Murray Baumgarten is a research professor of literature and distinguished professor emeritus of English and comparative literature at UC Santa Cruz. This chair honors Professor Baumgarten, the person most responsible for today’s thriving Jewish Studies program and for founding the Center for Jewish Studies at UC Santa Cruz. In 1967, Professor Baumgarten co-founded the world-renowned Dickens Project, and ten years ago, with the help of the Helen Diller Family Foundation, he established the Jewish Studies program.

Professor Nathaniel Deutsch

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As the director of the Center for Jewish Studies (CJS), Professor Nathaniel Deutsch is the inaugural chair holder of the Murray Baumgarten Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies. He is a professor of history at UC Santa Cruz and the director of the UC Santa Cruz Institute for Humanities Research. His work focuses on the modern Jewish experience and its relationship to tradition.

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