In a multi-faceted performance, Anthony Russell and accordionist Dmitri Gaskin explore W.E.B. DuBois' provocative question, "How does it feel to be a problem?" refracted through the texts and musical idioms of the African American South and Jewish Eastern Europe.
Anthony Russell and accompanist Dmitri Gaskin perform a combination of oration and art music that investigates disparate elements—Black religiosity, the music of Chopin, queerness, the ambiguities of diaspora—through the mediums of Jewishness and sound.
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.