Annual Lecture Series

Annual Lecture Series 2012-2013

Speaker:  Ayelet Harel-Shalev, Ben-Gurion University
Title: “Comparative Perspectives on Minority-Majority Relations in Israel”
Date:  Mon., Nov. 12, 2012
Time: 8 pm
Place: W.T. Young Library Auditorium

Hymson Lecture
Speaker:  J. T. Waldman
Title: My Pekar Years (2004-2012): Creating Comix and Exploring Judaism with “Our Man”
Date:  Mon., Oct. 22, 2012
Time: 8 pm
Place:  W.T. Young Library Auditorium


Annual Mark and Ruth Luckens Lecture in Jewish Thought and Cutlure
Speaker: Tania Tulcin, Yesiva University
Title: "Looking Down from the 'Tip of the Yud': Judah Leib Gordon's Critique of Rabbinic Culture in Late Imperial Russia."
Date: Mon. Jan. 28, 2013
Place:  W.T. Young Library Auditorium

The Moosnick Lecture Series
Speaker: Rabbi Michael J. Cook, PhD.,

Professor of Intertestamental and Early Christian Literatures, and the Sol and Arlene Bronstein Professor in Judaeo-Christian Studies at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Sunday evening, February 17, 2013 at Transylvania’s Carrick Theater
Monday evening, February 18, 2013 at Ohavay Zion Synagogue in Lexington

Book signing & lecture
Speaker: Nora Rose Moosnick
Nora Rose "Rosie" Moosnick is a sociologist by training and has just published her second book, Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation and Audacity. She is also a Lexington native and intent that students come to know and appreciate her hometown. 
Lecture: “Arab and Jewish Women In Kentucky:  Stories of Accommodation and Audacity”
Monday, March 4, 2013, 7 pm Boone Center, University of Kentucky
Sefardic Songs with Guitar and Flute
Student Recital
Monday April 15, 2013
Speaker: Bruno Chaouat
Director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and Associate Professor of French at the University of Minnesota
Lecture: "The New Antisemitism and Multidirectional Memory"
Friday April 19, 12 Noon, location TBA

Workshop & lecture
Speaker: Catherine Rottenberg
Assistant Professor, Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics and the Gender Studies Program of Ben Gurion University
Faculty/Graduate Student Workshop: “Performing Americanness”
Monday April 22, 2013, 2:00-3:30, Location TBA
Lecture: "The Making of an Icon: Black Harlem and the Jewish Lower East Side"
Monday April 22, 2013, 7 pm, Alumni Auditorium, W.T. Young Library


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