From Maccabees to Lenny Bruce: Student Project in Jewish and Israel Studies

On May 4, 2010, Wesleyan students will present their projects in Jewish and Israel Studies. Three seniors will present their senior thesis research projects:  Peter Gilchrist, Arielle Golden, and Kalen Flynn, their topics range from the history and memory of the Maccabean uprising, the identity of Spanish conversos, and history and memory of the Holocaust. … Read moreFrom Maccabees to Lenny Bruce: Student Project in Jewish and Israel Studies

Samuel & Dorothy Frankel Memorial Lecture

On April 22, Darcy Buerkle will be the speaker for the Samuel and Dorothy Frankel Memorial Lecture.  Her talk, “Charlotte Salomon’s Intervention,” is on Charlotte Salomon,  a German-Jewish artist who, between 1941-43, produced an extraordinary series of 769 paintings dealing with her tragic, conflicted family life and her obsessive love life. Professor Darcy Buerkle teaches … Read moreSamuel & Dorothy Frankel Memorial Lecture