- Thursday, April 22, 4:00 pm PDT - 5:15 pm PDT at Zoom
Daniel Schwartz (George Washington University) will give a talk on the history of the word "ghetto" from 16th-century Venice until today.
- Wednesday, May 5, 5:00 pm PDT - 6:15 pm PDT at RSVP for Zoom link
Dina Danon (Binghamton University) will discuss her new book, "The Jews of Ottoman Izmir: A Modern History."
- Wednesday, May 12, 10:00 am PDT - 11:30 am PDT at Zoom
2020-2021 graduate fellows discuss Ladino newspapers, Ottoman Jews in Seattle, and Jewish midwives at the turn of the 20th century.
Video and audio recordings of all of the lectures from our 2020 series are now available online!
The 8th Annual Ladino Day at the University of Washington highlighted technological developments that have shaped Ladino over time. Featuring Rachel Amado Bortnick, Carlos Yebra López, and Devin E. Naar.
NPR's correspondent in Jerusalem, Daniel Estrin, shares stories from his reporting and discusses his process as a journalist.
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