Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Mark your calendars: Spring events


Thursday, February 2, 2012, 5 pm, 602 CL: We will co-sponsor a lecture by Horst Lange (University of Central Arkansas), "On the Complexities of Religious Discourse in the Eighteenth Century: The Case of Goethe.” (German, Humanities Center, Religious Studies)

March-April 2012: During JFilm’s Jewish/Israeli Film Festival, we will once again sponsor the “Film Schmooze” post-screening film discussions with members of our faculty and other scholars. Our sponsorship of JFilm is through our Giant Eagle Foundation Endowment for Community Outreach.

Thursday, March 29, 2012, 7 pm, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium: We will co-sponsor a screening and discussion of the documentary film, “A Suitcase Full of Chocolate: The life of the pianist Sofia Cosma, (1914-2011)” with the film’s producer Lincoln Mayorga and Professor Beverly Harris-Schenz (German).

Thursday, April 11, 2012: Fradle Freidenreich, whose book, Passionate Pioneers: The Story of Yiddish Secular Education in North America, 1910-19, was published last year, will speak at Rodef Shalom Congregation. We will co-sponsor this talk with the Rauh Jewish Archives, Rodef Shalom, and Congregation Dor Hadash, through our Giant Eagle Foundation Endowment for Community Outreach.
Monday, April 23, 2012: Conference: “The Holocaust and the Middle Ages: Medieval Anti-Judaism in the Crucible of Modern Thought,” organized by Hannah Johnson (English) and Nina Caputo (University of Florida). Details TBA.

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