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Upcoming Events

  • La Clave Cubana Dance Troupe

    Learn Salsa with the Jackson School @ Dawg Daze

    Friday, September 29, 10:30 am - 11:30 am at HUB 334, UW Campus

    ¡Vamos a bailar! Learn and practice the basic rhythms and footwork of salsa dancing with Reinier Valdes, an Afro-Cuban master dancer and leader of the

  • Cassady Glass Hastings, undergraduate instructor at the college of education

    Talking International Studies @ Dawg Daze

    Friday, September 29, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm at HUB 334, UW Campus

    Jewish Studies is one of seven majors offered by the Jackson School of International Studies. Meet other International Studies students, advisers and staff to learn about

  • Adina Hoffman

    Till We Have Built Jerusalem: Architects of a New City with Adina Hoffman

    Tuesday, October 17, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Kane Hall 210

    Please join us for the inaugural event of the Stroum Center’s Israel Studies Program, a talk by award-winning essayist and biographer Adina Hoffman. Hoffman will


Past Events

The Fourth Annual International Ladino Day Celebration Video

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

We are pleased to share our video recording of the November 30, 2016 International Ladino Day celebration in Seattle.

  • Jonathan Israel lecturing

Video: Jonathan Israel on Spinoza as a Revolutionary

July 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Professor Jonathan Israel explores Spinoza's role as a revolutionary thinker and precursor to the modern human rights movement in the 2017 Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies.

  • Spinoza

Spinoza & Modern Jewish Philosophy 2017 Conference

May 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

This international conference, in combination with the 2017 Stroum Lectures, explored the myriad ways in which Spinoza has contributed to the development of modern Jewish philosophy.

About SCJS Events

  • The Stroum Center brings world-class speakers and performers to the UW.
  • Stroum Center events are offered to students and the public free of charge!
  • Our frequent programming partners on campus include the Simpson Center for the Humanities, the Departments of Philosophy, History, and Near Eastern Languages & Civilization (NELC), among others.
  • Our annual marquee event, the Stroum Lectures, began in the 1970s and is still going strong.
  • The Stroum Center frequently partners to support events happening in the community, such as the Seattle Jewish Film Festival and Hillel’s Sephardic Hanukkah.
  • Examples of recent innovative program series: Hebrew and the Humanities Symposium (Spring 2016) and Spinoza and Modern Jewish Philosophy Conference (Spring 2017).