UW’s JewDub Spring Research Symposium on April 19th

Presenting the 2012-2013 Class of Jewish Studies Graduate Fellows: Sarah Zaides, Anatoliy Klots, Yoav Duman, and Veronica Muskheli

On April 19th, the Stroum Jewish Studies Program will be hosting its first-ever Spring Research Symposium highlighting graduate research in different disciplines. Join us for two fascinating panels, followed by a reception celebrating this outstanding class of Jewish Studies Graduate Fellows.

Jewish Studies Spring Research Symposium
April 19th, 2013, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: HUB 214, UW Campus, Seattle


9:30-9:45        Welcome

Hannah Pressman, Graduate Fellowship Coordinator, Prof. Noam Pianko,Chair, Stroum Jewish Studies Program; Lucia S. and Herbert L. Pruzan Professor of Jewish Studies

9:45-11:00      Performing Russian-Jewish Identities: Popular Culture and the Soviet State Chair: Prof. Susan Glenn, Associate Chair, Department of History

Sarah Zaides, “Arkady Raikin and the Politics of Jewish Comedy in the Soviet Union 1948-1991″
Philip Bernstein Memorial Scholarship

Anatoliy Klots, “Victims, Fighters, Builders: Jews in Soviet Cinema of the Interwar Period”
I. Mervin and Georgiana Gorasht Scholarship in Jewish Studies

11:00-11:15    Coffee Break

11:15-12:30    Out of Place: Dislocation, Immigration, and Jews’ Relationship with Empire Chair: Prof. Paul Burstein, Professor of Sociology, Adjunct Professor of Political Science

Veronica Muskheli, “From Metropolis to Shtetl: S.A. An-sky and Questions of National Identity for Jews in Late Imperial Russia”
Richard M. Willner Memorial Scholarship in Jewish Studies

Yoav Duman, “Seeking Asylum in a Jewish State: Explaining Emerging Israeli Policies Toward African Asylum Seekers”
Mickey Sreebny Memorial Scholarship in Jewish Studies

12:30-1:00      Concluding Remarks and Reception

For more information on this year’s Stroum Fellows and to RSVP for this free event, please visit JewDub at http://jewdub.org/news/spring-research-symposium-highlights-graduate-students-on-april-19th/



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