- Tuesday, October 29, 5:30 pm - 6:50 pm at HUB 145, UW Campus
Amelia Glaser of University of California San Diego will speak about how the Spanish Civil War (1936-1938) united the anti-fascist left around the world.
- Wednesday, November 6, 11:45 am - 1:30 pm at RSVP for venue
Dr. Marwa Maziad, a visiting assistant professor of public speaking at Seattle University and a regular BBC political commentator on global affairs, will speak about her experiences as a journalist and political analyst and will offer tips for speaking effectively with the media. Lunch provided. Open to undergrads and graduate students.
- Tuesday, November 19, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Kane Hall 110
Professor Dov Waxman will give the 2019 Jack and Rebecca Benaroya Endowed Lecture in Israel Studies on the topic of American Jewish support for Israel in the context of the Donald Trump presidency
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