Jewish Studies Spring Lecture Series

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The Frank & Yetta Chaiken Center for Jewish Studies Presents:


JWST201: Issues & Ideas in Jewish Studies – Music and Muses, Gender and God


Wednesday, February 20th – Dr. Alan Fox, UD Department of Philosophy – “Polytheism in the Torah”

Wednesday, February 27th – Rabbi Nick Renner, UD Hillel – “OMG! Theology with Rabbi Nick Renner”

Wednesday, March 6th – Xiang Gao, UD Department of Music with special guest playwright Alan Goodson– “Making a new musical ‘Shanghai Sonatas’: Telling the stories of Jewish Musicians of Shanghai in the 1930’s”

Wednesday, March 13th – Discussion

Wednesday, March 20th – Dr. Anne Boylan, UD Department of History – “Audacious Activists: Jewish Labor Feminists in NYC, 1890-1930”

Wednesday, March 27th – Discussion

Wednesday, April 3rd – NO CLASS, SPRING BREAK


Wednesday, April 10th – Dr. Allan Zarembski, UD Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering – “Maintaining Your Judaism in Difficult Situations: One Person's Experience in US Army Basic Combat Training”

Wednesday, April 17th – Sheila Browne & Julie Nishimura, UD Department of Music, Lecture and Performance in Gore Recital Hall.

Wednesday, April 24th – Discussion

*SPECIAL EVENT – Thursday, May 2nd (replaces May 1st lecture)* Holocaust Remembrance Day 2019 Guest Lecture by Historian Hasia Diner of NYU on her book We Remember with Reverence and Love: American Jews and the myth of silence after the Holocaust, 1945-1962, 7:00 p.m. in Trabant Theatre

Wednesday, May 8th – Dr. David Winkler, UD Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures – “The Threat of Election from Below: Moni Ovadia on Holocaust Memory”

Wednesday, May 15th – Discussion, last class




Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 12:20pm to 1:10pm

Sharp Lab, Room 118
Sharp Laboratory, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA

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



Jewish Studies


Free & Open to the Public

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Katie Capallo and Dr. David Winkler

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