Events Archive

2014-2015 Academic Year


Fall 2014 Events


September 4, 2014

Eric Trager,(Washington Institute for Near East Policy), From Mubarak to Morsi to Sisi – What is Egypt’s Future?, UWM Music Recital Hall.

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September 10, 2014

Stuart Rojstaczer, The Mathematician’s Shiva, Boswell Book Company.

September 18, 2014

Lisa Silverman (UWM), “Art of Loss: Madame d’Ora and the Restitution of Jewish Property in Austria after the Holocaust," Milwaukee Art Museum, Faye Sigman Woman of Valor Lecture.

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September 19, 2014

An Interactive Kabbalat Shabbat with Adam McKinney and Daniel Banks, Friday, September 19, Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun. This service/performance will replace the cancelled Slichot Program originally scheduled for Saturday, September 20th at UWM's Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts.

October 19, 2014

Film and talkback with Patrice Petro, UWM Professor of English, Film Studies, and Global Studies and Vice Provost for International Education, Regarding Susan Sontag – 2014 (USA), Union Theatre.

October 23, 2014

The Short Fiction of Ana María Shua: A Bilingual Reading and Conversation, 4th Floor Conference Center of the Golda Meir Library.

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October 26, 2014

Film and talkback with Tasha Oren, UWM Associate Professor of English and Media Studies, Cupcakes – 2013 (Israel), Union Theatre.

October 30, 2014

Kate Bornstein, "On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us," UWM Union Ballroom.

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November 17, 2014

David Bezmozgis, The Betrayers, Boswell Book Company.

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December 7, 2014

Simon and the Oaks - 2011 (Sweden), Union Theatre.

Spring 2015 Events


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February 2, 2015

Film and talkback with Shay Pilnik, director of the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center The Last of the Unjust / Le Dernier des injustes - (2013), Union Theatre.

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February 12, 2015

Film and introduction with Maggie Levantovskaya (UWM), Natan: The Untold Story of French Cinema's Forgotten Genius (2013), Union Theatre.

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Film, Introduction and Talkback with Fabienne Bullot (UWM), Wooden Crosses / Les Croix de bois - (1932), Union Theatre.

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February 26, 2015

Boris Fishman, A Replacement Life, Boswell Book Company.

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March 19, 2015

Sarah Pessin, Associate Professor, Director of Center for Judiac Studies, University of Denver, "Levinas and the Paradoxes of Justice," UWM Curtin Hall Room 175.

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April 12, 2015

My German Friend, - (2012), part of the UWM Latin American Film Festival, Union Theatre.

April 15, 2015

Michael Meng (Clemson University), "The Evil of Blind Obedience: Hannah Arendt's Interpretation of Nazism in Historical Perspective," Greene Museum.

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April 20, 2015

Rachel Baum, Senior Lecturer for UWM, "The Future of Holocaust Education," 7:00 pm, Congregation Shalom.

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May 18, 2015

“Mame-loshn – s’iz dokh a mekhaye!” Yidish kave sho with Agi Legutko, Shay Pilnik, and Joel Berkowitz, shmoozing in Yiddish over a morning coffee, Greene Museum (UWM).

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Agi Legutko (Columbia University), "Krakow, the 'Polish Jerusalem'? Revival of Jewish Life in Poland after the Holocaust," Congregation Emanu-El B’ne Jeshurun.

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