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  1. Week of August 28, 2015

    1. Friday, August 28, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm

        A lecture by Yaakov Garb, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Blaustein Institutes.


        The Israel-Palestinan E-Waste Commodity Chain: Findings and Reflections

        Lincoln Hall, room 1092

  2. Week of September 20, 2015

    1. Monday, September 21, 2015

      1. 5:30 pm

        Lisa Silverman, Associate Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  Lecture followed by a screening of the film Woman in Gold.


        Art of Loss: The Restitution of Jewish Property in Austria after the Holocaust

        Krannert Art Museum, room 62 (500 E Peabody Drive)

  3. Week of November 8, 2015

    1. Monday, November 9, 2015

      1. 5:00 pmScreening of the film Inheritance

        Hillel (503 E John Street)

  4. Week of November 15, 2015

    1. Monday, November 16, 2015

      1. 5:00 pm

        Shaul Magid


        American Jewish Survivalism and the Politics of Pride: Meir Kahane's Critique of American Judaism

        Illini Union 210

  5. Week of January 24, 2016

    1. Monday, January 25, 2016

      1. 7:30 pmScreening of the Film Borrowed Identity

        Art Theater, 126 W. Church St.

  6. Week of February 7, 2016

    1. Monday, February 8, 2016

      1. 5:00 pm

        Dagmar Herzog, Distinguished Professor, History, CUNY Graduate Center


        Post-Holocaust Antisemitism and the Invention-Discovery of PTSD

        Alice Campbell Hall, East Ballroom

  7. Week of February 14, 2016

    1. Monday, February 15, 2016

      1. 5:00 pm

        A lecture by Anna Shternshis, Al and Malka Green Associate Professor of Yiddish Studies, University of Toronto.  This lecture is made possible by the generous Oscar and Rose Einhorn Fund.


        Machine Guns, Mothers' Graves and Hitler the Haman: Soviet Yiddish Songs of World War II

        Illini Union, room 104

  8. Week of April 10, 2016

    1. Monday, April 11, 2016

      1. 5:00 pm

        A lecture by Vered Weiss, JUF Postdoc, UIUC.  This lecture is made possible by the generous support of the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago and the UIUC Chancellor's Office.


        Oh Other Where Art Thou: Identities and Spatial Metaphors in Hebrew and English Literature of the Nineteenth-to Mid-Twentieth Century

        Illini Union, Colonial Room


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