- Monday, January 29, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at
Undergrads and graduate students are invited to dinner with Prof. Liora Halperin.
- Tuesday, January 30, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm at Thomson 317 on the UW Campus
3,000 Americans, one-third of them Jews, chose to fight against fascism as volunteers in the 1936 Spanish Civil War. Professor Joe Butwin presents the voices of five of these volunteers in this new digital exhibit and talk.
- Tuesday, February 6, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at
Students are invited to join Dr. Constanze Kolbe for a meaningful conversation about the broader implications of the current rise of historic anti-Semitism.
Singer Yasmin Levy's fusion of traditional and modern Sephardic music drew a packed house for the fifth annual Ladino Day.
We are pleased to share our video recording of the November 30, 2016 International Ladino Day celebration in Seattle.
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.
About Stroum Center 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 events, the Stroum Lectures, began in the 1970s and are still going strong
- The Stroum Center frequently partners to support events happening in the Seattle community, such as the Seattle Jewish Film Festival and Hillel’s Sephardic Hanukkah
- Examples of recent innovative program series: Hebrew and the Humanities Symposium and the Spinoza and Modern Jewish Philosophy Conference