In the 2021 Stroum Lectures, Julia Watts Belser uses classic rabbinic Jewish texts to grapple with questions about climate change and environmental justice, inviting us to tangle with grief and re-imagine possibilities for survival.
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.
VIDEO | Gary Shteyngart discusses his new novel and “the new dystopia” of America in the 2018 Stroum Lectures
Author Gary Shteyngart shares tales from the world of hedge fund management and Trump's America that informed his new novel "Lake Success."
VIDEO | Gary Shteyngart reflects on immigration, memory, and Russian Jews in the 2018 Stroum Lectures
Author Gary Shteyngart, in conversation with Professor Sasha Senderovich, shares stories from his memoir "Little Failure."
Shteyngart will read from his new novel "Lake Success" and share thoughts on humor, immigration and the Jewish experience.
Novelist Gary Shteyngart will explore questions of humor, identity, and politics in a series of conversations with Professor Sasha Senderovich.
Professor Jonathan Israel explores Spinoza's role as a revolutionary thinker and precursor to the modern human rights movement in the 2017 Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies.
Tracie Matysik explains the controversy around Spinoza's unconventional ideas about God and humanity, and why they suggest we should slow down in a fast-paced world.