Music of the Holocaust, Exile, and Resistance: Class Concert

  February 29, 2012 | 11:00 AM-2:00 PM | Free & Open to the Public Music Center, Room 131, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Quartet for the end of times, 5th movement (1941) Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) Irene Herrmann – cello Ittai Rosenbaum – piano S’bernt (1938) Mordekhai Gebirtig (1877-1942) Liz Baseman – voice […]

Hagi Kenaan

Hagi Kenaan: "What Makes an Image Ethical?"

  February 27, 2012 | 7:00-9:00 PM | Free & Open to the Public Communications Building, Studio C, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Hagi Kenaan (Ph.D, Yale University 1995) is an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, Tel Aviv University. He specializes in continental philosophy, phenomenology, and the philosophy of art. In […]

Emanuela Trevisan-Semi: "Why Jews left Morocco: Different Narratives"

Emanuela Trevisan Semi is professor of Modern Hebrew and Jewish Studies at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice (Italy). She has done research about Jews at the margins (karaites, Jews of Ethiopia, Judaising movements) and mizrahim in Israel. She has recentely published […]

Yair Dalal: "Bridge to Babylon Lecture on Jewish Middle Eastern Music"

  February 2, 2012 | 4:00-5:30 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 210, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Composer, violinist, oud player and singer Yair Dalal was born in 1955. His family came to Israel from Baghdad, and his Iraqi roots are embedded in his musical work. […]

Yair Dalal with Dror Sinai: “An Evening of Jewish Music from Iraq”

  February 3, 2012 | 7-9 PM | Free & Open to the Public Music Recital Hall, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information “Bridge to Babylon” with visiting artists Yair Dalal (oud and violin) and Dror Sinai (percussion) Composer, violinist, oud player and singer Yair Dalal was born in 1955. His family came to […]