- Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Kane Hall 110
Professor Derek Penslar will consider Zionism, and all forms of modern nationalism, as expressions of emotions -- emotions that motivate both positive strengths and negative hatreds.
- Monday, January 28, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Thomson Hall 101
Professor James Loeffler will discuss the nearly forgotten ties between Zionism, Jewish activism, and the emergence of the international human rights movement.
- Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at 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.
Jewish Studies faculty share perspectives on anti-Semitism and anti-Semitic violence.
François Azar, a leader of the French Sephardic revival, on writing his own Ladino folktales, censorship, and why he is confident about the future.
Video: Gary Shteyngart discusses his new novel and “the new dystopia” of America in the 2018 Stroum Lectures
Author Gary Shteyngart shares tales from the world of hedge fund management and Trump's America that informed his new novel "Lake Success."
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