Borns Jewish Studies Program 2014

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2014-2015 Event Highlights
(Events are on the Bloomington campus unless
otherwise noted.)

Hitler’s Furies: German Women Witnesses,
Accomplices, and Perpetrators
Monday, October 20, 7:00 p.m.
Dogwood Room, Indiana Memorial Union
Wendy Lower, John K. Roth Professor of History & George R. Roberts Fellow, Claremont McKenna College
Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism Lecture

The Dream of Robert Gamzon: The Return of Jews to the Land in Vichy France
Thursday, October 23, 5:30 p.m.
Maple Room, Indiana Memorial Union
Sarah Hammerschlag, Assistant Professor of Religion and Literature, Divinity School, University of Chicago

Terezín: Music and Memory During the Nazi Period
Thursday, October 30
Dorit & Gerald Paul Fellows in Jewish Culture and the Arts. Co-sponsored by the Jacobs School of Music and the IU office of the VP for Research.
Workshop: Musical Remembrances of Terezín
12:00-1:30 p.m., Lobby, Musical Arts Center
Professor Tina Frühauf, Columbia University and Professor Mark Roseman, IU
The Music of Terezín: Forbidden Music
Auer Hall
7:00 p.m. Pre-concert speakers: Michael Beckerman, New York University,  and Judah M. Cohen, IU
8:00 p.m. Concert

Couscous and Gefilte Fish: A Tale of Vanished Jewish Worlds
Thursday, November 6, 5:30 p.m.
State Room East, Indiana Memorial Union
With Claudia Roden, acclaimed cookbook author and cultural anthropologist.

Yearnings of the Soul: Psychological Thought in
Modern Kabbalah
Thursday, November 13, 5:30 p.m.
Walnut Room, Indiana Memorial Union
Jonathan Garb, Gershom Scholem Professor of Kabbalah, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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