2011-2012 Events

Ethan Katz

Assistant Professor of History
University of Cincinnati

"The Grand Mosque of Paris as a Refuge from the Holocaust: History or Myth?"

Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 8 p.m.
Niles Gallery (UK Fine Arts Library)
Sponser: UK Jewish Studies Program

For more information contact Jeremy Popkin, Director of UK Jewish Studies program. popkin@uky.edu or 257-1415

Previous Lectures in 2011-2012

Annual Mark and Ruth Luckens Lecture in Jewish Thought and Culture
Rachel Scheinerman 
Religious Studies 
Yale University

"'The Scepter Shall Not Depart from Judah': Jewish and Christian Messianic Interpretation of Genesis 49:10"

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 8 p.m.

Niles Gallery (UK Fine Arts Library)


Dr. Deborah R. Weiner
Jewish Museum of

“Insiders and Outsiders:  Jewish Communities in the Appalachian Coalfields”

Monday, December 5, 2011, 8 pm

W.T. Young Library Auditorium, UK campus
Reception to follow


Professor Lisa Leff
Department of History
American University

"Rescue or Theft?  The Salvaging of French Jewish Archives after World War II”


Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, 8 pm

President’s Room, Singletary Center for the Arts, UK campus

Sponsor:  Zantker Lecture series of the Jewish Studies Program, University of Kentucky; co-sponsored by UK Department of History

These events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jeremy Popkin, director, UK Jewish Studies Program, popkin@uky.edu


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