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Fall 2017

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Citizen #1 Benedictus Spinoza


September 5, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Auerbach Auditorium, Hillyer Hall

Daniel Schwartz, Professor of Modern Jewish History, George Washington University

 Event Type: Lecture

Secularism 101


September 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Wilde Auditorium, Harry Jack Gray Center

Barry Kosmin, Research Professor and Director of the
Institute for the Study of Secularism in Society and Culture at Trinity College

 Learn More...Event Type: Lecture

The Lillian Margulies Singer Jewish Humor Lecture — Modi Rosenfeld


September 18, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Herbert Gilman Theater, Mandell Jewish Community Center, West Hartford

Tickets are $10. Attendance is free for students.

For reservations, contact the Mandell Jewish Community Center Box Office, 860.231.6316.

 Learn More...Event Type: Lecture

Rose and Arthur Fallmann Lecture on Western European Culture


October 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Wilde Auditorium, Harry Jack Gray Center

Anastasia Seifetdinova, Concert Pianist
Sebastian Wogenstein, Associate Professor, Dept. of Literatures, Cultures & Languages, UConn

 Event Type: LecturePerformance

The Holocaust Educators Workshop


October 30, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.
1877 Club, Harry Jack Gray Center

Registration for middle school and high school teachers is required by Friday, October 13.

 Event Type: Workshop

Vilna and Jewish Culture Before, During, and After the Holocaust


October 30, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Wilde Auditorium, Harry Jack Gray Center

Julius Pranevičius, Consulate General of the Republic of Lithuania in New York
Samuel D. Kassow, Charles H. Northam Professor of History, Trinity College

Opening of the Vilna: The Jerusalem of Lithuania exhibition in the Museum of Jewish Civilization will follow the lecture.

 Event Type: LectureExhibit Opening

Choiceless Choices: Leadership in Vilna During the Holocaust


November 8, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Wilde Auditorium, Harry Jack Gray Center

Kristallnacht Observance
Avinoam Patt, University of Hartford
Richard Freund, University of Hartford
Michael Good, Author of The Search for Major Plagge

 Event Type: Panel Discussion

Lou Reed, Leonard Cohen, and Bob Dylan: Three Prophets of the Modern World


November 14, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Wilde Auditorium, Harry Jack Gray Center

Aidan Levy, author and PhD candidate in English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

 Event Type: Lecture

"The Light Ahead (Fishke der Krumer)", 1939


December 12, 2017 at 12:15 p.m.
Wilde Auditorium, Harry Jack Gray Center

Yiddish Movie and Hanukkah Observance,

 Event Type: Film Screening