Special Lectures and Programs

Winter / Spring 2015

We look forward to seeing you!

Admission to all lectures and programs is free, but seating is limited.
Please call the Bennett Center to reserve your seats:
(203) 254-4000, ext. 2066

Bennett Center Lecture

"Where Harry Met Sally: The Jewish Deli in America"
Dr. Ted Merwin
Associate Professor of Religion and Judaic Studies, Dickinson College
Thursday, February 12, 7:30 p.m
Dolan School of Business Dining Room
Funded in part by a gift from Shayle Robins

Carl & Dorothy Bennett Lecture in Judaic Studies

"Anti-Semitism in Europe Today"
David Harris
Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee
Tuesday, March 17, 7:30 p.m.
Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Kelley Theater

9th Annual Lecture in Jewish-Christian Engagement

"From Enemy To Brother: The Revolution in Catholic Teaching on the Jews"
Dr. John Connelly
Associate Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley
Tuesday, March 24, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room
Co-sponsored with the Center for Catholic Studies


Annual Holocaust Remembrance Service

Judith Altmann, Guest Speaker
Czech Holocaust survivor of Bergen Belsen and Auschwitz
Monday, April 20, 4:30 p.m.
Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola

Samuel & Bettie Roberts Memorial Lecture in Jewish Art

"Jewish Women and American Art"
Dr. Gail Levin
Professor of Art History, American Studies, and Women’s Studies
City University of New York
Wednesday, April 22, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

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