- Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm at HUB 145, UW Campus
Daniel Schwartz (George Washington University) will give a talk on the history of the word "ghetto" from 16th-century Venice until today.
- Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Kane Hall 130
NPR international correspondent Daniel Estrin shares the stories behind his reporting, from Israel to Gaza to Syria to the White House, and the joys and challenges of storytelling in one of the most contested corners of the world.
Watch folklorist François Azar's talk on Jewish folktales of the Mediterranean and a Ladino-language performance of "The Jewish Parrot" in 2018's International Ladino Day celebration.
Makena Mezistrano reflects on the sixth annual Ladino Day celebration.
5/14 & 5/16 STROUM LECTURES | Jewish Manuscripts in the Digital Age: The Cairo Geniza and the New Materiality
Dr. Marina Rustow of Princeton University will deliver the 2019 Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies.
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