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February 2021

Paul J. Schrag Lecture: James Q Whitman (Yale)

February 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The UW-Madison Department of History & the Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies Present: The 2021 Paul J. Schrag Lecture "The American Influence on Nazi Race Law: Assessing U.S. Responsibility" James Q. Whitman (Yale) Nazism triumphed…

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Mayrent Sound Salon with Eléonore Biezunski

February 28, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a Sound Salon with Eléonore Biezunski! Come hear musician and sound archivist Eléonore Biezunski perform Yiddish songs and klezmer instrumentals from the archival collections of Ruth Rubin, Moshe Beregovski and Zusman Kiselgof.…

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March 2021

Book Launch with Adam Stern

March 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a virtual book launch for Prof. Adam Stern's new book Survival: A Theological-Political Genealogy. TUESDAY, MARCH 9 12:00 noon (CST) To be held online, via Zoom. Please register in advance by clicking here.…

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Reading “Shpinoza”: A Heretic in Yiddish and Hebrew

March 18, 2021

Reading Shpinoza: A Heretic in Yiddish and Hebrew An International Symposium (Online) The Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies University of Wisconsin-Madison March 18, 2021 The George L. Mosse/Laurence A. Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies at…

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April 2021

Guest Lecture: Alexandra Minna Stern (Univ. of Michigan)

April 6, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Tracing the History of a Toxic Present: Resurgent Antisemitism and White Nationalism in the U.S. Prof. Alexandra Minna Stern April 6, 2021 at 4:oopm CT/5:00pm ET To be held virtually, via Zoom. Please register in…

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Book Talk with Dr. Bernice Lerner

April 29, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weaving Disparate Narratives: Behind the Scenes of Bergen-Belsen's Liberation Thursday, April 29 7:00 pm (CDT) To be held online, via Zoom. Please register in advance through the following link: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0pf--vqDksE9PhZbzJUJsdmQgIgc6Lx4qe All the Horrors of War follows…

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September 2021

Screening of “The Ancient Law” with Live Musical Accompaniment by Alicia Svigals and Donald Sosin

September 26, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vilas Hall, Room 4070, 821 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706

With live original music composed and performed by world-renowned klezmer violinist Alicia Svigals and celebrated silent film pianist Donald Sosin, The Ancient Law (1923) begins when Baruch, the son of a rabbi, becomes fascinated by the theater.…

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October 2021

Kutler Lectures: Laura Leibman (Reed College)

October 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Professor Laura Leibman  Bio: Laura Arnold Leibman is Professor of English and Humanities at Reed College. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1995. Her work focuses on how material culture…

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Kutler Lectures: Laura Leibman (Reed College)

October 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Professor Laura Leibman  Bio: Laura Arnold Leibman is Professor of English and Humanities at Reed College. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1995. Her work focuses on how material culture…

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Guest Lecture (virtual): Weijia Li on “The German-Jewish Diaspora — From China to the US”

October 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Live Virtual Lecture The German-Jewish Diaspora and its Cross-Pacific Experience: From China to the United States Weijia Li (University of Wisconsin–Madison) Tuesday, October 19, 6:00 p.m. Central Time Free and open to the public, but registration is required. Email…

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