Jewish Studies Lecture Series
Please join us every Wednesday from 12:20 - 1:10 p.m. in 207 Amy E. du Pont Music Building for this year's Jewish Studies Lecture Series.
This year, we have partnered with the Music Department to offer a lecture series entitled "Shalom Shanghai" about the history of the WWII Jewish Ghetto in Shanghai, which inspired the new musical Shanghai Sonatas.
Co-instructed by David Winkler and Xiang Gao. All lectures are free and open to the public.
February 12th: Introduction
February 15th & 16th: Shanghai Sonatas performances as part of the Master Players Concert Series. Tickets available here.
February 19th: Joyce Hill Stoner - My experience writing lyrics for a new musical after the Shanghai Jewish refugee research
February 27th: Alan Goodson - Creating Shanghai Sonatas after my research
March 4th: Conversation Day
March 11th: No class
March 18th: David Winkler - What life was like for Italian Jews in the same period
March 25th: Conversation Day
April 1st: Spring break - no lecture
April 8th: Polly Zavadivker - Pre-Shanghai Jewish period
Saturday, April 11th - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum trip - departing 8am, returning 5pm. Includes lecture by Jane Klinger, Chief Conservator at USHMM
April 15th: Conversation Day
April 22nd: Xiang Gao - Preserving the musical memory of the Shanghai Jews in the musical theater project
April 29th: Conversation Day
May 6th: Polly Zavadivker - Pre-Shanghai Jewish period wrap-up
May 13th: Conclusion
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 12:20pm to 1:10pm
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 12:20pm to 1:10pm
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 12:20pm to 1:10pm
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 12:20pm to 1:10pm
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 12:20pm to 1:10pm
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 12:20pm to 1:10pm
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 12:20pm to 1:10pm
Amy du Pont Music Building, 207
Amy E. du Pont Music Bldg, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19711, USA