Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Fall Jewish Studies Events at Colby College


“The thinking heart: The life and loves of Etty Hillesum”
Thursday, September 27, 7:00 pm, Robinson Room (Miller Library)
A reworking of Etty Hillesum’s writings as poems by Martin Steingesser, for performance by the author, Judy Tierney, and Robin Jellis (cello). Sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, co-sponsored by the Creative Writing Program.


“The S.S. St. Louis and the Refugee Crisis”
Diane Afoumado, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Thursday, October 25, 7:00 pm, Lovejoy 215
Sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum


“A Jewish curse of Christians?”
Ruth Langer, Boston College
Tuesday, October 30, 7:00 pm, Pugh Center
Sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program

“Is Reality Overrated? Talk and Reading with Israeli Writer Etgar Keret”
Monday, November 12, 7:00 pm, Pugh Center
The annual Lipman Lecture in Jewish Studies