The Venice Ghetto will serve as the starting point for the conference to address questions of modern Jewish spaces and identity. The site has played a central role in Jewish and European culture since the Jews were first sequestered in the Ghetto in 1516.
The Venice Ghetto serves as the starting point from which we address questions of modern Jewish spaces –a site that has played a central role in Jewish and European culture since the Jews were sequestered in the Ghetto at its founding in 1516. Contemporary globalization brings into focus the relationship between identity and spatial location, and highlights new and cross-cutting transnational allegiances.
For Opening of Buchenwald Exhibit at the San Francisco Public Library January 11, 2015 | Free & Open to the Public Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area, Main Library 100 Larkin St, San Francisco Directions and Parking Information Please do not quote without Permission 1. Reading Night Night – the brief version we have in […]
Presented by Cowell College Fall Quarter 2014 | 6:00-7:45 PM | Free & Open to the Public Merrill Academy 102, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information (PDF) October 7: Christine King (Kresge College, UC Santa Cruz). “Making Peace with Conflict” October 14: Dr. Jennifer Derr (History Department, UC Santa Cruz) “The History of […]
The Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College presents The Seventh Annual Frederick M. Schweitzer Lecture Wednesday, November 5, 20145 | 7-9 PM | Free & Open to the Public Smith Auditorium, Manhattan College Questions? email@example.com Murray Baumgarten directs the program in Jewish Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, […]
Presented by the Directions in Digital Humanities Research Cluster and cosponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies Wednesday, October 22, 201 | 5-7 PM | Free & Open to the Public McHenry Library, Room 4286, UC Santa Cruz Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org or 831.459.5655 Please join the Digital Humanities Research Cluster and the University Library […]
Artist Reception and Conversation Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 6-8 PM | Free with Museum admission; $5 after 5pm. Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 Questions? email@example.com or 415.655.7881 during Museum hours Nathaniel Deutsch, professor of literature and history and co-director of the Center for Jewish Studies at UC Santa […]
The winners of this year’s Jewish Undergraduate Research Awards include papers about cinema and the Holocaust, the philosophical fiction of Isaac Bashevis Singer, and the distinctive contribution of the filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen to the Jewish comic tradition. Elizabeth Ho, “Film and the Holocaust: The Mystery of Goodness”: Using Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List and […]
Film Screening and Discussion with Professor Kenneth Waltzer Monday, May 22, 2014 | 6-8 PM | Free & Open to the Public College 8, Room 240 UC Santa Cruz Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org or (831) 459-5655. Cinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald is the story of four men who, as young boys, were imprisoned by the Nazis […]
Moving Together, Moving Alone: The Story of Boys on a Transport from Auschwitz to Buchenwald Thursday, May 22, 2014 | 12-2 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 202, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Kenneth Waltzer is currently director of the Jewish studies program at Michigan State […]