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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

More dates through May 13, 2020

Amy du Pont Music Building, 207
Amy E. du Pont Music Bldg, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19711, USA

Event Type

Students, Academics, Community, Lectures & Programs, College of Arts and Sciences, Concerts, Lectures and Programs, Theatre, Special Events, Global

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Departments

Jewish Studies, Music

Cost

All lectures are free and open to the public.

Contact Email

ktw@udel.edu and dwinkler@udel.edu

Contact Name

Katie Capallo and David Winkler

Contact Phone

302-831-3324

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