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Engaging the Jewish Past and Present:

A Lecture Series presented by the Judaic Studies Program

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Fall Quarter

Date Lecture Location
Tuesday
OCT 14
5:00 pm
Laughing All the Way to Freedom: Social Functions of Jewish Humor in Soviet Emigration
Emil Draitser, Hunter College, City University of New York
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Faculty Club
Wednesday
OCT 22
5:00 pm
Getting Here: An Odyssey Through WWII
Ruth Hohberg, Holocaust Survivor
Geisel Library, Seuss Room
Thursday
NOV 13
5:00 pm
Hitler's Furies: Ordinary Women?
Professor Wendy Lower, Claremont McKenna College
Geisel Library, Seuss Room
Thursday
NOV 13
12:00 pm
Lunch Seminar
Professor Wendy Lower, Claremont McKenna College
Email Suzanne Hillman at hlhw@ucsd.edu to register.
Humanities & Social Sciences Building, Galbraith Room
Thursday
DEC 4
5:00 pm
Film Screening "The Night of Fools"
Visiting Professor Rami Kimchi, Ariel University
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Price Center Theater

Winter Quarter

Date Lecture Location
Thursday
JAN 15
5:00 pm
The Book of Job After the Shoah
Professor Choon-Leong Seow, Princeton Theological Seminary
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Faculty Club
Wednesday
JAN 21
5:00 pm
After Auschwitz
Dr. Edith Eva Eger, Holocaust Survivor
Geisel Library, Seuss Room
Wednesday
FEB 18
6:00 pm
The Twenty-seventh Man
Nathan Englander, Author/Playwright in conversation with Barry Edelstein, Old Globe Artistic Director
Old Globe Theater
Wednesday
FEB 25
5:00 pm
Bearing Witness: The Diaries of Victor Klemperer
Professor Judith Hughes, University of California, San Diego
Geisel Library, Seuss Room
Wednesday
MAR 11
5:00 pm
Archival Footprints: In Search of the Grishavers
Herman Grishaver, Holocaust Refugee
Geisel Library, Seuss Room

Spring Quarter

Date Lecture Location
Wednesday
APR 15
5:00 pm
Growing Up in the Shadow of the Holocaust
Roundtable with UC San Diego Faculty and Graduate Students
Geisel Library, Seuss Room
Thursday
APR 23
5:00 pm
In the Time of Translation:  Modernity and the Migrations of Jewish Meaning
Professor Naomi Seidman, Graduate Theological Union
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Faculty Club
Wednesday
APR 29
7:00 pm
A Conversation with Israeli Author and Journalist
Ari Shavit, Author of "My Promised Land:  The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel"
Co-sponsored by UCSD Hillel
Registration information pending
Price Center Theater
Wednesday
MAY 6
5:00 pm
Whatever Happened to Klimt's Golden Lady?
Randol Schoenburg, Lawyer, Specialty in Recovering Nazi Loot
CalIT2 Auditorium
Thursday
MAY 7
8:00 pm
Wouk Lecture in Modern Jewish Studies:  The Presence of the Past in Modern Jewish Literature
Professor Dara Horn, Novelist, Harvard University
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Faculty Club
Thursday
MAY 21
5:00 pm
Jewish and Christian Origins as Revealed by the Dead Sea Scrolls
Professor Risa Levitt Kohn, San Diego State University
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Faculty Club

Staff Contact

Tam Nguyen
Temp. Program Coordinator
Phone: 858-534-4551
judaicstudies@ucsd.edu

Sally Hargate
Program Coordinator
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Mon-Fri, 8:00am - 4:30pm

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