Author Gary Shteyngart discusses a range of topics with Professor Sasha Senderovich in this 2018 lecture series.
Professor Marianne Hirsch of Columbia University & Dr. Leo Spitzer of Dartmouth College discuss school photos as a window into history in this 2014 lecture series.
Professor Steven M. Cohen of Hebrew University discusses the complex identities of younger American Jews in this 2012 lecture series.
Professor Michael Stanislawski of Columbia University discusses the nature of autobiographical writing by Jews in this 2002 lecture series.
Professor Ruth Behar, Victor Haim Perera Collegiate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, moves between the personal essay and poetry, history and ethnography, exile and diaspora around the world in this 2015 lecture series.
Novelist and literary scholars Dara Horn and Ilan Stavans of Amherst College explores the role Hebrew can play in a living and dying in contemporary American Jewish culture in this 2016 lecture series.
Professor Lawrence H. Schiffman of New York University discusses “The Religion of the Dead Sea Scrolls” in the 2006 Stroum Lectures series.
Professor Paul Mendes-Flohr of Hebrew University of Jerusalem discusses “Post-Traditional Jewish Identities” in the 2001 Stroum Lectures series.
Professor Aron Rodrigue of Stanford University discusses Sephardic Jewry in modern times in this 2005 Stroum Lectures series.
Professor Anita Norich of the University of Michigan discusses modern translations of Yiddish in this 2006 lecture series.
Professor Calvin Goldscheider of Brown University explores contemporary Jewish communities in Israel, America and Europe in this 2000 Stroum Lecture series.
Professor Jonathan Sarna of Brandeis University discusses "Revivals and Awakenings in American Judaism" in the 2011 Stroum Lectures series.