Radical Jewish Politics Workshop

May 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm | Humanities 2, Room 259 Workshop on Radical Jewish Politics with visiting scholars in Jewish Studies 9:00am-1:00pm: Session 1 1:00-2:00pm: Lunch 2:00-5:00: Session 2 RSVP required – Please register for the event here Co-sponsored by the History Department and Center for Cultural Studies

Digital Space and Difficult History: Curating The African American and Holocaust Museums

Digital Space & Difficult History: Curating The African American and Holocaust Museums

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Kresge Town Hall, UC Santa Cruz Event Video: Digital Space & Difficult History: Curating The African American and Holocaust Museums 2.22.17 from IHR on Vimeo. Event Photos: Event Description: The new National Museum of African American History and Culture and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum both […]

Jewish Studies Shabbat

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 Professor Murray Baumgarten […]

Tony Michels: “Soviet America: The Russian Revolution in Jewish Life”

Tony Michels: “Soviet America: The Russian Revolution in Jewish Life”

Thursday, April 21, 2016 Humanities Room 210, UCSC 10am-11:45am Directions and Parking The Russian Revolution of 1917 radically altered American Jewish politics. Whereas most Americans viewed the revolution as a threat to western civilization, Jews wished for the success of the Bolsheviks, who offered the only possibility of rescue from the mass slaughter carried out […]

Moran Arad

ISRAELI MUSIC EXTRAVAGANZA!

Featuring award-winning singer Moran Arad with members of Brazilian Band SambaDá! DRUMS: Gary Kehoe GUITARS: Nelsen Hutchison BASS: Etienne David Franc SAXOPHONES: Anne Stafford KEYBOARD: Avi Tchamni PERCUSSION: Noam Harel Monday, March 7 at 8:30pm UCSC Porter/Kresge Dining Hall The show is FREE for all Doors open at 8:00pm For more information, contact atchamni@ucsc.edu.

Ghetto Vecchio

Mapping Liminal Jewish Spaces with Katie Trostel and Erica Smeltzer

  Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | 12:00-1:30 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities Building 2, Room 259, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Literature graduate students, Katie Trostel and Erica Smeltzer will present their digital works-in-progress as part of their ongoing work related to the Venice Ghetto and Liminal Spaces and […]