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Events

Fall 2019

September 148:00 PMTurner Hall, Blair School of MusicCosponsored event with Vanderbilt Department of English: "A Short History of Anger" by Joy Manesiotis "A Short History of Anger" by Joy Manesiotis
October 177:00 PMThe BelcourtThe Nashville Jewish Film Festival"Sefarad"
October 2912:00 PMJoe C. Davis Memorial HallJS Lecture Series: Jeffrey Shandler"Seeing As Believing: Watching Videotaped Interviews with Holocaust Survivors"
November 712:00 PMCentral Library Community RoomJS Lecture Series: Jonathan Sarna"That Obnoxious Order: Ulysses S. Grant and the Jews"

Spring 2020

February 1012:00 PMButtrick Hall 123JS Lecture Series: Allyson Gonzalez"Performing the Sephardic in Modern Spain, 1914-1968"
March 114:10 PMStevenson 1, Room 206A lecture by Dr. Samira MehtaAssistant Professor, Departments of Women and Gender Studies and Jewish Studies, University of Colorado Boulder
March 317:30 PM-8:15 PMStudent Life Center BallroomHolocaust Lecture Series: Deborah Lipstadt"Antisemitism: Here and Now" a talk by Deborah Lipstadt, based on her recently released book, Antisemitism: Here and Now (New York: Schocken, 2019), which just won a National Jewish Book Award (her second). She has a distinguished career in scholarship and the movie “Denial” (2016) is based on her “day in court” with the Holocaust denier, David Irving.
April 204:00 PMAlumni Memorial 201JS Lecture Series: Julia Watts Belser"Reading Noah's Ark in the Age of Climate Change: Jewish Stories on Gender, Disability, and the Politics of Survival"