- Friday, April 10, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm at Thomson Hall 101
Dr. Laureen Nussbaum (Portland State) discusses the history of Holocaust rescue in the Netherlands, based both on her research and her childhood relationship with Anne Frank and the Frank family.
5/12 STROUM LECTURE | Reading Jewish Texts in an Age of Climate Change: Rabbinic Stories of Gender, Class, and the Violence of the UnseenTuesday, May 12, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Kane Hall 210
Dr. Julia Watts Belser uses rabbinic Jewish texts on political violence, imperialism, and disaster to grapple with pressing contemporary questions about climate change and environmental justice.
5/14 STROUM LECTURE | Reading Jewish Texts in an Age of Climate Change: The Afterlives of Noah’s Ark – Catastrophe, Disability & the Politics of SurvivalThursday, May 14, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Kane Hall 210
Julia Watts Belser uses rabbinic Jewish texts on political violence, imperialism, and disaster to grapple with pressing contemporary questions about climate change and environmental justice.
NPR's correspondent in Jerusalem, Daniel Estrin, shares stories from his reporting and discusses his process as a journalist.
Audio recording of Christopher Browning's 3/3 lecture on Holocaust rescue in France, "From Humanitarian Relief to Holocaust Rescue: The Story of Tracy Strong, Jr."
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