January 11, 2011 / 12:00-1:00 PM
Humanities I, Room 210
In the late nineteenth century, a socialist workers’ movement burst onto the scene in New York City’s immigrant Jewish “ghetto.” Over subsequent decades and in cities around the country […]
December 2, 2010 / 2:00-5:00 PM
Humanities I, Room 620
Ethan Michaeli will explore how The Chicago Defender, the nation’s most important African American newspaper for much of the twentieth century, covered the Holocaust.
In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries the Baghdadi Jewish diaspora stretched from Basra to Shanghai, with Calcutta acting as an important trading center on that route. During that time Calcutta was home to a thriving Jewish community that played an important role in the City’s mercantile development. […]