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Upcoming Events

  • Zionism and Emotion: Love, Fear and Hatred

    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.

  • Jews and Human Rights: Forgotten Past, Uncertain Future

    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.

  • Cover of "The Best Place on Earth," showing an abstract representation of the entryway to a Middle Eastern building in red and gold, on a gold-flecked green background

    STUDENT EVENT: Reading Group for “The Best Place on Earth”

    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.

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