The Program in Jewish Studies is delighted to host a variety of exciting events this 2021- 2022 academic year.
Upcoming Events for 2021 - 2022
Israel/Palestine Film Series - October 2021
The Promised Lands? A Film Series on Israel/Palestine and the United States
Spring Events - 2022
January - International Holocaust Remembrance Day Speaker: Dr. Willa Johnson (University of Mississippi), author of Through An Artist’s Eyes: The Dehumanization and Racialization of Jews and Political Dissidents during the Third Reich, 1933-1942
February - Sondra and Howard Bender Visiting Scholar: Dr. Annette Yoshiko Reed (Harvard University), author of Demons, Angels, and Writing in Ancient Judaism
March - Hebrew Schmooze-a-Palooza
April - Holocaust, Genocide, and Contemporary Bioethics Speaker: Dr. Aletha Maybank, MD (American Medical Association), Chief Health Equity Officer and Senior Vice President
This week, the Jewish Studies faculty voted unanimously in favor of awarding tenure to Samira Mehta and promoting her to the rank of associate professor. The Women and Gender Studies faculty voted similarly last week. Congratulations, Samira!
Eyal Rivlin’s Non-Binary Hebrew Project has been acknowledged in the broader Jewish and non-Jewish worlds. The Reform Judaism website: https://reformjudaism.org/blog/7-jewish-endeavors-make-5782-sweet-new-year New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/01/crosswords/gender-language-nonbinary.html The last picture caption in the article mentions Rivlin's project.