Monday, Feb 3, 10 AM

Zionism Then and Now: A Symposium

Tulane University
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Uptown Campus, New Orleans, LA
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The Department of Jewish Studies will be presenting: "Zionism Then and Now: A Symposium" Feb. 2nd & 3rd Sunday, February 2, 2020 | 7pm - 9pm | LBC Rechler Conference Room 202 Guest Speakers: Dr. Shachar Pinsker, University of Michigan "Coffee Talk: How Cafe`s Created Modern Jewish Culture" Dr. Vladimir Levin, Hebrew University of Jerusalem "Russian Zionism and the Synagogue" Dr. Arie Dubnov, The George Washington University "Dreamers of the Third Temple: Zionism at the Age of Imperial Federalism, 1903-1956" Monday, February 3, 2020 | 10am - 3:15pm | Jewish Studies Building | 7031 Freret St., Conference Room 103 Guest Speakers: Dr. Olga Litvak, Cornell University "A Mother is No Parent: The Political Geneology of Jewish Rebirth" Dr. Scott Ury, Tel Aviv University "You Are My Hope, You Are My Fear: Chaos, Violence and the Jewish Fear of Revolution in Late Imperial Russia" Dr. Natalia Aleksiun, Touro College & University System "A Homeland Where I've Never Been: Survivors Pondering Zionism" Dr. Naomi Brenner, Ohio State University "Soferet Iohemet: Rachel Feygenberg's Combative Zionist Aesthetics" Dr. Ari Ofengenden, Tulane University "Abraham Shlonsky's Poetic-Theology"