Events Archive

2013-2014 Academic Year

Fall 2013 Events

Art & Conflict: Ashkenaz and Beyond

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October 2, 2013

Joel Berkowitz, "The 'Mendel Beilis Epidemic': A Blood-Libel Trial on the Yiddish Stage," Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun, River Hills

October 20, 2013

Lesbiana: A Parallel Revolution, Film, Co-sponsored with the LGBT Film/Video Festival, UWM Union Theatre

October 23, 2013

"The Jew and the Book: Latin American Jewish Writing" Organized by UWM Libraries and Special Collections

La Mano y el Judio: A Bilingual Reading of Jewish Latin American Writing, Wisconsin Room Lounge, UWM Student Union

Open Master Class with Marjorie Agosin, Jose Kozer, and Stephen Sadow, Room TBA, UWM Student Union

Jewish Thought, Latin American Flavor: Jewish Literature in Latin America, a roundtable discussion, 4th Floor Conference Center, Golda Meir Library

November, 10 2013

David Shneer, "Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War, and the Holocaust," Golda Meir Library, 4th Floor Conference Center

November, 21 2013

Alisa Solomon, "Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof," Boswell Book Company

November, 21 - December, 12 2013

The morals of Marc Chagall, presenting the print series Dead Souls, The Fables of La Fontaine, and The Story of the Exodus. Opening reception, gallery talk by curator Cassie A. Sacotte, Art History Gallery, Mitchell Hall

December, 9 2013

My Perestroika: film and talkback with director Robin Hessman, UWM Union Theatre

Spring 2014 Events

January, 30 2014

Ron Leshem, "TV: An Israeli Success Story," Golda Meir Library 4th floor Conference Center

February, 8, 9, & 16 2014

The 2014 Festival of Films in French, Union Theatre. February 8:The Other Son and Aliyah. February 9:The Rabbi's Cat, The Other Son, and Aliyah. February 16: The Rabbi's Cat

February 17 - May 30, 2014

Helene Fischman, "Art From the Ashes: Finding Light in the Shadow of the Shoah." February, 19, Reception, 4th floor Gallery, Golda Meir Library. May, 2, Artist's talk, E281 Golda Meir Library

March, 6 2104

Jonathan Freedman, "Transformations of a Jewish Princess: Salome and the Remaking of the Jewish Female Body," Congregation Sinai, Fox Point

March, 27 2014

Yiddish Theatre in the Digital Age: An Interactive Round Table, Golda Meir Library 4th floor Conference Center.

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Download the Digital Yiddish Theatre Project member bios PDF

March, 29 2014

Hankus Netsky & Hebrew National Salvage: A Musical Journey Through the Yiddish Theatre, UWM Arts Lecture Hall

April, 6 2014

The German Doctor (Wakolda), Film, co-presented with the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Union Theatre

April, 9 2014

Sayed Kashua: Arab Labor, UWM Music Recital Hall

May, 8 2014

Darcy Buerkle, Nothing Happened: Charlotte Salomon and the Archive of Suicide, Golda Meir Library 4th floor Conference Center

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