Public Panel Discussion
Contemporary Antisemitism in Higher Education
FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 2-4 P.M.
Helena Rubinstein Auditorium
This workshop builds on the 2008 workshop “Studying Antisemitism in the 21st Century” and reflects the documented increase in contemporary Antisemitism on many college and university campuses around the globe. Through an international and comparative approach, participants explore this serious and growing problem and consider responses to it.
Leila Beckwith, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
Gabriel Brahm, Assistant Professor of English, Northern Michigan University, Marquette
Richard Cravatts, Director, Program in Publishing, Boston University, Massachusetts
Samuel Edelman, Co-Director, State of California Center of Excellence for the Study of Holocaust, Genocide, Human Rights and Tolerance, California State University–Chico
David Hirsh, Lecturer in Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom
Linda Maizels, Ph.D. Candidate, Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Kenneth Marcus (Workshop Leader), Lillie and Nathan Ackerman Chair in Equality and Justice in America, and Visiting Professor of Public Affairs, Baruch College School of Public Affairs, City University of New York
Tammi Rossman-Benjamin (Workshop Leader), Lecturer, Language and Jewish Studies Programs, University of California–Santa Cruz
Michelle Sieff, Postdoctoral Associate, Yale Initiative of the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Alexander Tsesis, Assistant Professor of Law, Loyola University, School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
Elhanan Yakira, Professor of Philosophy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
To attend, RSVP at www.ushmm.org/events/antisemitism2010.
This workshop has been made possible by the Judith B. and Burton P. Resnick Fund for the Study of Antisemitism.
Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
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