On Friday and Saturday, November 1 and 2, 2019, UC Santa Cruz will hold a conference to honor the late Hayden White.
October 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm in Humanities 1, Room 210
Please join us for Eli Yassif’s lecture “Before Seinfeld – The Early Modern Roots of Jewish Humor”!
Nathaniel Deutsch and Rachel Deblinger, co-directors of the Digital Jewish Studies Initiative at UC Santa Cruz, traced how older forms of antisemitism have been reimagined in the internet age.
Please join us in Mountain View for a conversation with co-Directors of the Digital Jewish Studies Initiative, to confront the hardest questions about the relationship between antisemitism and the Internet.
In this talk, James Loeffler draws on his new book, Rooted Cosmopolitans: Jews and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century, to revisit the 1948 moment in which modern human rights was born. This talk will also address the challenges and opportunities for minorities and stateless peoples by focusing on Jewish human rights pioneers who saw the Jewish state as an expression of global democracy. Join THI to ask where Human Rights come from, how Jews are part of the story, and if Zionism is in conflict with the modern Human Rights movement?
Sunday, January 27 | 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM in the Museo Italo Americano Primo Levi and the Holocaust, A Date to Remember Lecture followed by Wine reception with the Professors Co-presented with the Venice Center for International Jewish Studies and the Jewish Community Library of San Francisco The Museo Italo Americano will commemorate International Holocaust […]
In recent years, there has been a nostalgic resurgence of interest in the Jewish deli menu. Restaurateurs and purveyors of Jewish food are deliberately making American Jewish food fit for the twenty-first century, emphasizing sustainability, local produce, and a nostalgic longing for family and communal histories. By selling and consuming a revitalized deli cuisine, American Jews […]
Interested in learning more about the Jewish Studies major and minor at UC Santa Cruz? Come meet our illustrious Jewish studies professors, Muray Baumgarten, Bruce Thompson, and Alma Heckman for a special Shabbat dinner at Santa Cruz Hillel! Come hear about next year’s exciting course line up, talk to current students in the program, and […]
Telegrams played a central role in the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Yet, unlike the plethora of scholarship on industrial technology and the Holocaust, few have examined the place of modern technology in the Ottoman government’s systematic removal and execution of Armenian citizens. In this lecture, Pauline Lewis will discuss the relationship between the Ottoman telegraph […]
Key Note Speaker: Devin Naar “Sephardic Archives from Analog to Digital: Three Tales of Memory and Visibility” Join us as Devin E. Naar, founder of the Sephardic Studies Program at the University of Washington, traces three key moments in the development of Sephardic Studies libraries and archives in the 1880s, 1930s, and today. Often relying […]