This coming semester will continue our focus on multi-disciplinary collaboration. Our upcoming meeting will welcome Yahil Zaban (Jewish Studies) and will take place on Wednesday, April 9, at 5 pm. Professor Zaban will be discussing his ongoing research into foodways and the dynamics of modern Jewish culture.
Please join us for a Special Event on Wednesday, April 23rd at 5 pm :
Book Launch: Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America by Alice Nakhimovsky and Roberta Newman. (Indiana University Press, 2014) Professor Nakhimovsky and participants will examine and discuss the Magnes' extensive collection of Jewish-themed postcards, which animate themes of mobility and modernity.