4/3 TALK | Sarah Zaides Rosen on “Tevye’s Ottoman Daughter”Zoom 0
The Stroum Center for Jewish Studies' Associate Director Sarah Zaides Rosen discusses her new book "Tevye's Ottoman Daughter: Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jews at the End of Empire."
4/19 | FREE FOOD! A “Grub n’ gab” with Stroum Center leadershipMicrosoft Cafe 3785 Jefferson Rd NE, Seattle, WA
Free Food Provided! Curious about Jewish Studies? Stop by the Microsoft Cafe on campus to learn more about the Stroum Center and meet with our engaging leaders: Director Mika Ahuvia, and Interim Associate Director Brendan Goldman.
5/2 STROUM LECTURE | “Melodeklamatsiye”: A Yiddish Performance Genre 🎼Kane Hall 220 4069 Spokane Ln, Seattle, WA
Anthony Russell and accompanist Dmitri Gaskin perform a combination of oration and art music that investigates disparate elements—Black religiosity, the music of Chopin, queerness, the ambiguities of diaspora—through the mediums of Jewishness and sound.
5/4 STROUM LECTURE | “Between Me and the Other World”, an Immersive Music ExperienceWalker-Ames room in Kane Hall
In a multi-faceted performance, Anthony Russell and accordionist Dmitri Gaskin explore W.E.B. DuBois' provocative question, "How does it feel to be a problem?" refracted through the texts and musical idioms of the African American South and Jewish Eastern Europe.
5/4 | Boba After Dark🧋(and after Stroum Lectures)Boba Up 4141 University Way NE # 103, Seattle, WA
We're inviting UW students to free boba tea following musician Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell's performance on the evening of May 4. Meet, mingle with, and sip alongside our dynamic 2023 Stroum Lectures guest!
5/15 BOOK TALK | Wordplay in Ancient Near Eastern Texts with Professor Scott NoegelZoom 0
An "all-access" event featuring conversation with Prof. Scott Noegel about his open-access book “Wordplay” in Ancient Near Eastern Texts.
5/21 – 5/22 UW Symposium | Jews Amidst the Embers of the Ottoman EmpireMadrona 313 + Communications 202
The University of Washington is hosting an international symposium focused on the late Ottoman period (variously defined) and successor regimes (e.g. Republican Turkey, Arab and Balkan nation-states, British mandate Palestine or French mandate Syria).
5/25 WORKSHOP | ‘Anglo-Saxons of the East’: Armenian Self-Definition… with Ara DaglianThomson 317 on the UW Campus 2023 Skagit Lane, Seattle, WA
Ara Daglian examines a work of early twentieth century Armenian-American identity using analytical lenses developed in Jewish Studies to understand how American Jews grappled with redefining themselves.
5/30 — 6/1 TALKS | ’22 — ’23 Graduate Fellow ColloquiaZoom 0
2022-2023 graduate fellows discuss Jewish demons in folklore, Armenians in Jerusalem, non-Zionist economic investment in Mandatory Palestine, and much more.