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2012 Jewish Studies Undergraduate Research Awards

It is with great enthusiasm that the Center for Jewish Studies announces that the following undergraduates have received Jewish Studies Undergraduate Research Awards for the 2011-2012 year: Savyonne Steindler, “Being Baal Yeshivah” Sarah Edelstein, “Spielberg’s Holocaust: A Critical Analysis of Schindler’s List” Pamela Ong, “The Land of Exile and Humanity” Alicia Barnett, “Keep It In […]

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 […]

UCSC Professor Joins Acclaimed Writers for New Passover "Users Manual"

Two weeks ago, author Jonathan Safran Foer (Everything Is Illuminated, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close) went on the Stephen Colbert show to promote his latest book New American Haggadah. Edited by Foer and translated by acclaimed writer Nathan Englander, the book is a new, alternative version of the Passover book used by Jews to celebrate […]

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 […]

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