Antisemitism Then and Now: Perspectives After Tree of Life

A one-of-a-kind one-credit course and public lecture series is available in spring 2019.

Antisemitism Then and Now: Perspectives After Tree of Life (JS1649) is a pop-up course offered by the Department of Jewish Studies in collaboration with a wide array of campus partners, including the European Studies Center, Department of Religious Studies, Department of History, and the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

This unique and timely course will run for 12 Wednesdays throughout the spring, from January 23 through April 24. A complete schedule is available in the syllabus.

Each lecture will be presented by a different expert faculty member from the Pitt community, including the Dietrich School’s Bettye J. and Ralph E. Bailey Dean Kathleen Blee. Other presenters include:

  • Adam Shear, Religious Studies
  • Rebecca Denova, Religious Studies
  • Hannah Johnson, English
  • Michal Friedman, Carnegie Mellon University, History
  • Rachel Kranson, Religious Studies
  • Irina Livezeanu, History
  • Lina Insana, French and Italian
  • Lauren Bairnsfather, Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh
  • Jae-Jae Spoon, Political Science/European Studies Center

Students wishing to receive credit should register for JS1649 | CRN32480 by January 18. While preference for seats is given to registered students, unregistered students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend any of the lectures. 

The course runs Wednesdays, January 23–April 24, 2019 from 12–12:50 p.m. in 1502 Posvar Hall.

 

Offered by the Jewish Studies Program with the cooperation of the European Studies Center, Department of Religious Studies, Department of History, and the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Made possible through the generous support of the EU.