Tea and Discussion with Prof. Noam Pianko
Monday, February 8, 2016, 2:30 pm PST - 3:30 pm PST
Access students and community members are invited to join Prof. Noam Pianko to discuss “When Did Jews Become a People?” Professor Pianko will discuss themes of the current significance and future relevance of “peoplehood” by tracing the rise, transformation, and return of this novel term, based on research he did for his recently published book, Jewish Peoplehood: An American Innovation.
Prof. Pianko is the Samuel N. Stroum Chair of Jewish Studies and Associate Professor in the Jackson School of International Studies. He also directs the Samuel and Althea Stroum Center for Jewish Studies and serves as the Herbert and Lucy Pruzan Professor of Jewish Studies.
Tea and cookies will be provided.