Events Archive

2011-2012 Academic Year

Spring 2012 Events

Legacy Heritage Jewish Studies Project

Roots and Restlessness

Jewish Lives at Home and Abroad

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May 22, 2012

Robin Judd, associate professor of history at Ohio State University, “Love at the Zero Hour: Jewish War Brides in WWII," (Faye Sigman “Woman of Valor” Lecture), Golda Meir Library Conference Center, UWM

In connection with the Faye Sigman "Women of Valor" Lecture, the Coalition for Jewish Learning, the JCC and the Sam and Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies, free film class on Bride Flight. The class will be taught by Sherry Blumberg on May 14 at The Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center.

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February 1, 2012

Prof. Rachel Baum, UWM: “A Second Life for the Jews of Europe: Shoah & Virtual Memory,” Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center, Cardinal Stritch University, Fox Point

February 11 & 12, 2012

The 15th Annual Festival of Films in French, The Last Metro and The Round-Up, Union Theatre

February 22, 2012

"Homeland and/or Diaspora?: The Cultural Politics of Being Jewish in Brazil"

Dr. Nelson Vieira, a renowned scholar of Brazilian literature, with a focus on Jewish culture and heritage, Golda Meir Library Conference Center. The event is hosted by the UWM Department of Spanish and Portuguese

March 2 - 25, 2012

IN TANDEM THEATRE presents,The Chosen by Aaron Posner and Chaim Potok, Tenth Street Theatre
Sunday, March 11, Joel Berkowitz, will join a panel discussion following the matinee

March 5, 2012

Lev Raphael, author of My Germany: A Jewish Writer Returns to the World His Parents Escaped, Congregation Sinai, Fox Point

May 6 and 8, 2012

Joel Berkowitz, staged play reading of Kadya Molodowsky’s After the Desert God, May 6: Lecture Hall, Music Building, UWM and May 8: Ritz Theatre, Milwaukee Jewish Community Center.

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May 14, 2012

Dr. Steven Harvey of Bar Ilan University, Israel, is an authority on medieval Jewish and Islamic thought, Stahl Center in the Greene Museum

Fall 2011 Events

October 24, 2011

Henry Sapoznik, director of the Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison: “Jewish Roots and Restlessness in American Yiddish Music and Radio," North Shore Cinema, Mequon

November 9, 2011

Prof. Lisa Silverman, UWM: “The Austrian Dreyfus Affair: Philipp Halsmann on Trial in Interwar Austria," Jewish Museum Milwaukee

December 7, 2011

Prof. Tim Crain, UWM: “Franklin Roosevelt and the Jews,” Greene Hall, UWM

Prior Events by Academic Year