Linda Park

CU Program in Jewish Studies Offers Webinar on Klezmer Music as Jewish Dialogue and Jewish Discourse

This program will introduce klezmer music as a kind of Jewish dialogue, or Jewish discourse. Klezmer is Jewish instrumental music from Eastern Europe, and it comes from the same culture as the Yiddish literature of Sholem Aleichem, S. J. Abramovitsh, and others.

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Free Webinar – Klezmer Music as Jewish Dialogue and Jewish Discourse

Klemzer Musicians

This lecture will introduce klezmer music as a kind of Jewish dialogue, or Jewish discourse. Klezmer is Jewish instrumental music from Eastern Europe, and it comes from the same culture as the Yiddish literature of Sholem Aleichem, S. J. Abramovitsh, and others. December 14th, 2020.

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Exams in Extremis: Standardized Testing, Politics, and Crisis in the Middle East – Free Webinar with Prof. Hilary Kalisman

Palestinian students taking the Tawjihi

How do some standardized tests come to matter more than others? What types of politics are involved in the creation and persistence of standardized tests? What futures can exams promise in times of crisis? Professor Hilary Falb Kalisman will explore these questions by discussing the history of standardized testing in the Modern Middle East.

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Grief: The Biography of a Holocaust Photograph – A Conversation with Professor David Shneer

Professor David Shneer will discuss his newly published book, "Grief: The Biography of a Holocaust Photograph" (Oxford, 2020), and show how a Soviet photojournalist used the image of a grieving woman to render this gruesome mass atrocity into a transcendentally human tragedy.

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