Events Archive

2005-2006 Academic Year


The Films of Marian Marzynski


October 24, 2005
Shtetl
Golda Meir Library, 4th Floor, Conference Room

October 25, 2005
Return to Poland, UWM Union Theater

October 26, 2005
Anya: In and Out of Focus
, Golda Meir, Library, 4th Floor Conference Room

October 27, 2005
Lunch & Learn w/ Marian Marzynski, JCC Off Center, Congregation Beth Israel

October 27, 2005
A Jew Among the Germans, Golda Meir, Library, 4th Floor Conference Room, reception held before the film & a panel discussion afterward.

UWM's Center for Jewish Studies and the Jewish Book and Culture Fair ~ JCC present:

November 16, 2005
Golda's "Sisters": Six Zionist Women Leaders and the Difference They Made
Shulamit Reinharz, Jacob Potofsky Professor of Sociology, Brandeis University and Co-Director of The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute
UWM Golda Meir Library, Fourth Floor Conference Rm
7:00 pm
Free Admission ~ Open to the Public

Shulamit Reinharz is a highly esteemed educator, writer, and speaker. She has received numerous honors including Ort - Woman of Vision, Myrtle Wreath Award for "outstanding leadership in the Jewish community," and Spirit of Liberty Award, People for the American Way.

She is the author of "The J Girl's Guide: The Young Jewish Woman's Handbook For Coming Of Age" (2005), "American Jewish Women And The Zionist Enterprise" (2005), and the award-winning "Feminist Methods in Social Research" (1992). Professor Reinharz's 2005 publications will be available for purchase at the lecture.

Sponsored by UWM Center for Jewish Studies, the Faye Greenberg Sigman Lecture Series Fund, President's Conference/Women's Division/Milwaukee Jewish Federation, Hadassah – Milwaukee Chapter, Dr. Gary and Judy Guten Jewish Book Foundation Author Series, and the UWM Golda Meir Library.

2005 Faye Greenberg Sigman Woman of Valor Lecture


Spring 2006

March 31, 2006 - Lunch & Learn
12 pm - 2 pm
Union E240
Marc Tasman, Lecturer in Journalism and Mass Communication
Jewish Art: Cultural Identity and Activism
RSVP required

Crown Heights, Brooklyn: Urban Community and Conflict

Date: March 10, 2006
Time: 12 pm - 2 pm
Place: Union Room 181

The Center for Jewish Studies at UWM invites employees, students and the community to join Dr. Rachel Buff, professor of history at UWM who will do a fantastic presentation on Jews and Blacks and the intersections of race, class and ethnicity in our urban context.

Free lunch will be provided, but you must register. NOTE: IF you are staying for lunch, phone 6121 and reserve a lunch. Walk-ins for lunch cannot be taken. Warmest welcome.

To request special accommodations for this event contact Chava Frankfort-Nachmias, 414-229-6551

University community, Register here.


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