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
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 […]
By Scott Rappaport Over 150 donors commit nearly $1 million to support research, teaching, and public events UC Santa Cruz has established an endowed chair to honor the person most responsible for the thriving Jewish Studies program that exists on the campus today. Over 150 donors have committed a combined total of $977,130 to establish the […]
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 email@example.com HONOREES Professor Murray Baumgarten Professor Murray Baumgarten […]
November 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm | Humanities 1, Room 210 “In my time I have seen many Shylocks ….. But never before have I seen seven […]
Venice, Italy June 28th – July 5th, 2016 Generously Supported by the Delmas Foundation The Ghetto of Venice: The Future of Memory in the Digital Age The ghetto – the stereotype and the iconic image of the Jews who lived there – was and still is today one of the most misunderstood of modern Jewish […]
For eight years now BEIT VENEZIA (previously known as The Venice Center for International Jewish Studies) has honored and continued the legacy of the Ghetto of Venice as a center of Jewish life, art, and learning. We are proud to have been the first to highlight the historic significance of the Ghetto Quincentennial (1516-2016) and […]
The Jewish Studies Program invites submissions for the 2015-2016 Jewish Studies Undergraduate Research Awards. To encourage and reward outstanding research and writing on Jewish themes by undergraduates at UCSC, the Awards Committee will select four outstanding essays or senior theses that represent distinguished examples of undergraduate scholarship in the field of Jewish Studies.
Submissions: Students should submit their papers to the Department of History via e-mail attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, June 6th, 5:00pm. A letter of support from a faculty sponsor is recommended, but not required.
Questions: Direct any questions to the Jewish Studies Academic Advising Coordinator, Bruce Thompson at email@example.com.
by patricia corrigan , j. correspondent “Il Ghetto: The Venice Ghetto at 500,” a new exhibit at the Jewish Community Library, explores the history of the Venice ghetto and the centuries of Jewish life inside it. The exhibit, a joint presentation with the Museo Italo Americano of San Francisco, offers two sets of photos of […]
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 […]