Jewish Studies Program Events

Jews in the Wider World: From Medieval Times to Contemporary Israel

Click the linked lecture titles for more information, and to register for events held at the Faculty Club.

Winter Quarter

Date Lecture Location
Wednesday
JAN 13
5:00 pm
Think Only of Today: a Documentary About the Life of the Holocaust Survivor Max Garcia
Alberto Lau and Robert Schneider
Geisel Library, Seuss Room
Monday
JAN 25
5:00 pm
Muslim and Christian Influence on Jewish Law in the Middle Ages
David Golinkin, President and Professor of Jewish Law at the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem
Faculty Club
Wednesday
FEB 10
5:00 pm
Exile in Ecuador
Moselio Schaechter, Distinguished Professor Emeritus in Microbiology, Tufts University
Geisel Library, Seuss Room
Wednesday
FEB 17
3:00 pm

Fleeing Hitler & Stalin to America: Illuminating history with family stories.
Peter Gourevitch, Ph.D., founding dean of the School of Global Policy & Strategy

Humanities & Social Sciences Building,
Galbraith Room 4025
Wednesday
FEB 24
5:00 pm

The Wild West Bank: Author Reads From and Discusses His Novel, The Hilltop
Assaf Gavron, Award-winning Israeli novelist; Visiting Professor, San Diego State University

Faculty Club
Wednesday
MAR 2
5:00 pm
Charlotte Salomon’s Interventions
Darcy Buerkle, 
Associate Professor of History, Smith College
Geisel Library, Seuss Room
Thursday
MAR 3
12:00 pm
Lunch Seminar: Fred Zinnemann’s Holocaust
Darcy Buerkle, Associate Professor of History, Smith College
Humanities & Social Sciences Building,
Galbraith Room 4025
Monday
MAR 14
12:00 pm

Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning.
Timothy Snyder, Housum Professor of History, Yale University.

Humanities & Social Sciences Building,
Galbraith Room 4025

Spring Quarter

Date Lecture Location
Wednesday
APR 13
5:00 pm
Serenade: A Memoir of Music and Love from Vienna and Prague to Los Angeles
Carol Jean Delmar
Geisel Library, Seuss Room
Wednesday
MAY 4
5:00 pm
Chava Rosenfarb’s The Tree of Life: An Epic about Life in the Lodz Ghetto
Goldie Morgentaler, Professor in Literature, University of Lethbridge
Geisel Library, Seuss Room
Thursday
MAY 5
5:00 pm
Antisemitism and Other Racisms
Jack Jacobs, Professor, John Jay College City University of New York
Faculty Club
Thursday
MAY 12
5:30 pm

Neighboring Faiths: Christianity, Islam, Judaism
David Nirenberg, Professor and Dean of Social Sciences, University of Chicago

Faculty Club
Wednesday
JUN 1
5:00 pm
Living with the Holocaust
Tom Segev
Geisel Library, Seuss Room

Staff Contact

Amanda Izaguirre-Lumm
Temp Program Coordinator
Phone: 858-534-4551
jewishstudies@ucsd.edu

Office Hours
Mon.-Fri, 7:30am - 4:00pm

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