- Tuesday, November 3, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm at Zoom
Naomi Sokoloff will provide a lecture diving into animal studies and Holocaust literature.
- Tuesday, November 10, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Zoom
Susan A. Glenn lectures on how Americans responded to the Holocaust in this entry into the ten-lecture series.
- Thursday, November 12, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm at RSVP for Zoom link
How do you teach a computer to read an endangered language -- and a language that many people don't even know exists? While machine learning technology has enabled us to read and research texts online in many languages, there's one language that our computers and smartphones have yet to learn: Ladino, a heritage language of Sephardic Jews.
NPR's correspondent in Jerusalem, Daniel Estrin, shares stories from his reporting and discusses his process as a journalist.
VIDEO | Marina Rustow — 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.
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