Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Fall 2015 Jewish Studies Events: MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Friday September 4, 2015, 9:00-10:30 am
Cathedral of Learning Commons Room
Jewish Studies Program Back to School Meet and Greet with Coffee and Donuts
for Faculty and Undergraduates
Tuesday September 30, 2015,  4:30 pm
at Carnegie-Mellon University
"The Invention of the German National Landscape by Jewish Filmmakers, 1918-1968"
Lecture by Ofer Ashkenazi (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
For more information:
Thursday October 8, 2015,   8:00 pm         
at Pittsburgh Public Theater, Downtown                
PittArts & Hillel-JUC night at The Diary of Anne Frank       
with an introduction by Rachel Kranson (University of Pittsburgh)
Saturday October 10-Sunday October 11, 2015    
"Found in Translation:  A  Conference on the World History of Science, 1200-1600 CE"
This international conference addresses Islamic, Latin, Hebrew, African, Chinese, South Asian, Eurasian, and American scientific endeavors,  traditions, and interactions.
For more information:
Monday, October 19, 2015, 4:30-6:30 pm
602 Cathedral of Learning
"From Jewish to Black: The Strange Career of the Word Ghetto"
Lecture by Daniel B. Schwartz (George Washington University)
Tuesday October 20, 2015, 12 noon-1:30 pm         
4217 Posvar Hall                 
"Europe's Jews: Past, Present, Future?"       
EUCE/ESC  "Conversations on Europe" Series Roundtable
Ron Linden (Political Science, University of Pittsburgh), Moderator and Guests
Monday October 26,  7:00-8:30 pm           
English Nationality Room, 144 CL                
"The America that Greeted the Diary of Anne Frank:  Postwar Jews and the Memory of the Holocaust"                 
Lecture by Hasia Diner (New York University)
Coffee with Professor Diner for interested graduate students, 3-4 pm, RSVP to Rachel Kranson ( if interested in attending.
Thursday October 29-Friday October 30, 2015         
“History and its Discontents: Commemoration in Italy and the Francophone World” 
Conference in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Department of French and Italian.
Thursday November 5, 2015, 7:00 PM      
Studio Theatre, Basement of Cathedral of Learning          
Performance and Lecture "The Mitzvah Project"with Roger Grunwald
Thursday December 3, 2015, 7:00-8:30 pm
Location TBA
“The Mystery of the Hebrew Detective”
Lecture by Dror Mishani, Israeli literary critic and best-selling mystery novelist.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Study Abroad in Latin America

Looking for a spring study abroad program?  Click on the picture for more info.