Fairfield University’s Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies announces spring schedule


KatzdelicatessenThe spring schedule of lectures and events at the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies includes a variety of topics such as the Jewish deli in America to anti-Semitism in Europe.

All events are held on the Fairfield University campus and are free and open to the public. Please call (203) 254-4000, ext. 2066, to reserve seats.

The Bennett Center was founded at Fairfield University in 1994 with the goal of enriching the intellectual, cultural, and spiritual life of the University through lectures, programs, and other special events.

Here is the spring schedule:

Bennett Center Lecture: “Where Harry Met Sally: The Jewish Deli in America”

Dr. Ted Merwin, Associate Professor of Religion and Judaic Studies at Dickinson College

Thursday, February 12, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., Dolan School of Business Dining Room

This lecture is sponsored in part by a gift from Shayle Robin.

Carl & Dorothy Bennett Lecture in Judaic Studies: “Anti-Semitism in Europe Today”

David Harris, Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee

Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts Kelley Theater

9th Annual Lecture in Jewish-Christian Engagement:  “From Enemy to Brother: Catholic Social Teachings on the Jews”

Dr. John Connelly, Associate Professor of History at University of California, Berkeley

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.,Dolan School of Business Dining Room

Co-sponsored with Fairfield University Center for Catholic Studies

Annual Holocaust Remembrance Service

 Guest Speaker Judith Altmann, a Czech Holocaust survivor of Bergen Belsen and Auschwitz

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at4:30 p.m., Egan Chapelof 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 at City University of New York

Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at7:30 p.m., Dolan School of Business Dining Room

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Posted on January 30, 2015

Vol. 47, No. 169

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