STUDENT EVENT: Medical Experimentation: Past, Present & Future DiscussionRSVP for location
Join Hadar Khazzam-Horovitz for a conversation about past abuses, current protections and modern challenges in medical ethics.
“What We Talk About When We Talk About Hebrew (and What It Means to Americans)” Book LaunchHUB 145, UW Campus 4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA
Professor Naomi Sokoloff will discuss her new collection of essays on Hebrew in America and around the world, co-edited with Professor Nancy Berg.
STUDENT EVENT: Israeli Nation-State Bill DiscussionRSVP for location
Discuss perspectives on Israel's recent nation-state bill with Professor Noam Pianko over coffee and pastries.
Faculty Panel: Responding to PittsburghThomson Hall 101 2023 King Lane, Seattle, WA
Faculty will help to contextualize the October 27 synagogue shooting, offering scholarly perspectives.
“Democracy in Exile: Hans Speier and the Rise of the Defense Intellectual” Book LaunchHUB 334, UW Campus 4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA
Professor Daniel Bessner will discuss his new biography of influential 20th-century defense analyst Hans Speier.
Workshop: Spinoza on Freedom and the Highest Good
Scholars will explore the roles of freedom, reason, and imagination in Spinoza's classic treatise, "Ethics."
Towards a Sustainable Population Policy in Israel: New Axioms for a Crowded PlanetThomson 317 on the UW Campus 2023 Skagit Lane, Seattle, WA
Alon Tal will discuss how policies and planning can keep population growth sustainable in Israel.
Water and the Environment in the Middle East: Israel’s Sustainability Challenges in the Desalination EraKane Hall 110 4069 Spokane Lane, Seattle, WA
Professor Alon Tal will discuss the lessons that Israel's experience with desalination can offer an increasingly water-scarce world.
Ladino Day 2018: Jewish Folktales of the MediterraneanKane Hall 130 4069 Spokane Lane, Seattle, WA
Ladino Day 2018 will showcase Paris-based author François Azar's collections of Ladino folktales, which bring Sephardic traditions to new generations.
Zionism and Emotion: Love, Fear, and GuiltKane Hall 110 4069 Spokane Lane, Seattle, WA
Professor Derek Penslar will consider Zionism, and all forms of modern nationalism, as expressions of emotions -- emotions that motivate both positive strengths and negative feelings of guilt.
Jews and Human Rights: Forgotten Past, Uncertain FutureHUB 145, UW Campus 4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA
Professor James Loeffler will discuss the nearly forgotten ties between Zionism, Jewish activism, and the emergence of the international human rights movement.
CANCELED: Dancing with the Angel of Death: Demonic Femininity in the Ancient SynagogueThomson 317 on the UW Campus 2023 Skagit Lane, Seattle, WA
Dr. Laura Lieber of Duke University will discuss demonic femininity in ancient Jewish poetry.
STUDENT EVENT: Reading Group for “The Best Place on Earth”RSVP for location
In advance of author Ayelet Tsabari's upcoming visit to the UW, undergrads are invited to discuss Tsabari's 2013 novel, "The Best Place on Earth," with Professor Sasha Senderovich.
CANCELED: How Frontier Jews Made American JudaismHUB 145, UW Campus 4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA
Professor Shari Rabin explores how Jewish migrants in the era of westward expansion shaped the religious idioms, institutions, and ideologies of American Judaism.
STUDENT EVENT: The Rabbis on Love
Get insights on love, desire, and relationships from the greatest rabbis in history. Discussion over coffee with Mika Ahuvia (Jewish Studies, Comparative Religion).