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NYU’s 2009 Stahl Lecture Series, “Jewish Youth, Cultural Citizenship, and the Post-War Period in the United States,” March 23-April 2

February 27, 2009
N-316, 2008-09

MEDIA ADVISORY

New York University’s Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies will host the Benita and Sigmund Stahl Lecture Program in Jewish Studies, March 23, March 26, March 31, and April 2, at venues on the NYU campus. The theme of this year’s lecture series, which is free and open to the public, is “Jewish Youth, Cultural Citizenship, and the Post-War Period in the United States.” Call 212.998.8981 or email gsas.hebrewjudaic@nyu.edu to RSVP. [Subway Lines: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place)]

Riv-Ellen Prell, a professor of American Studies at the University of Minnesota, will deliver all four lectures. She is the author of Prayer and Community: The Havurah in American Judaism and Fighting to Become Americans: Jews, Gender, and the Anxiety of Affiliation, among other works.

For a complete schedule, go to http://hebrewjudaic.as.nyu.edu/object/Stahl2009.html.

Reporters interested in attending any of the lectures should contact James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu.

  • Monday, March 23, 6 p.m. “The Emergence of a Post War American Jewish Culture” Hemmerdinger Hall, 100 Washington Square East (at Washington Place)
  • Thursday, March 26, 6 p.m. “Youth and Utopian Spaces for a New Jewish Culture” Hemmerdinger Hall, 100 Washington Square East (at Washington Place)
  • Tuesday, March 31, 6:30 p.m. “Race and Politics in Jewish Summer Camps of the 1960s and 1970s” 19 University Place, Lecture Hall, Room 102, (at East 8th Street)
  • Thursday, April 2, 6 p.m. “Baby Boomers and Reshaping American Jewish Culture” Jurow Lecture Hall, 100 Washington Square East (at Washington Place)

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Graduate School of Arts and Science, Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release

Riv-Ellen Prell, a professor of American Studies at the University of Minnesota

Riv-Ellen Prell, a professor of American Studies at the University of Minnesota


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