David Myers

David Myers: "A Hasidic Town in New York? As American as Apple Pie?"

  February 25, 2013 | 5:00-6:45 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 210, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information David Myers is professor of Jewish history and chair of the UCLA History Department. He is currently at work with Nomi Stolzenberg (USC) on a book on the Satmar […]

Clive Sinclair: "Zion Down Under, or Israel through the Looking Glass"

  January 28, 2013 | 12:30-1:45 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 210, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Dr. Sinclair will tell us how Melech Ravitch – poet, traveller, and (until 1934) Executive Secretary of the Fareyn fun Yidishe Literatn un Zhurnalistn in Varshe – got wind […]

Phaedon Sinis

Phaedon Sinis to Lecture on the Music of the Ottoman Empire

  November 29, 2012 | 12:00-1:45 PM | Free & Open to the Public Music Center, Room 131, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information On November 29, Phaedon Sinis will give a lecture on music in the Ottoman empire: its history and development, the interaction between Jewish and non Jewish musicians, and introduction to […]

Ethan Michaeli: "Between Memory and History: Growing Up in the Shadow of the Holocaust"

  December 03, 2012 | 3:30-4:40 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 210, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information The children of survivors must navigate between the intimate legacy of their parents’ experiences and their own encounter—via books, films, and other sources—of the Holocaust as a historical event. […]

Anat Gilboa: “Rembrandt’s Depictions of Jewish Themes”

  November 7, 2012 | 3:30-5:00 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 210, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) is known for his vivid interpretation of themes from the Hebrew Bible. His reputation as a painter of histories, based on pictorial and literary sources, […]

Sam Ball: "Graphic Novelists on Film"

Sam Ball Will Present His Work With Two Graphic Novelists: Joann Sfar Draws from Memory and Ben Katchor: Pleasures of Urban Decay   May 31, 2012 | 10:00 AM-12:00 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 210, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Sam Ball’s documentaries have been exhibited […]

Clive Sinclair: "The Jew in the Crown"

  April 4, 2012 | 5:00-7:00 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 210, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Clive Sinclair has published 13 books of fiction, travel, and autobiography, some of which have been given prizes. Early in his career he was selected as one of the […]

Peter Kenez

Peter Kenez: "The Coming of the Holocaust"

University of California, Santa Cruz, Emeriti group presents Emeriti Faculty Lecture by Peter Kenez, Professor of History, Co-Holder of Neufield-Levin Chair in Holocaust Studies UC Santa Cruz   March 15, 2012 | 7:00-9:00 PM | Free & Open to the Public Music Recital Hall, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information A Holocaust survivor and […]