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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

IHS Workshop: "Post-World War II American Jewry and the Confrontation with Catastrophe" by Hasia Diner, New York University

Mon, March 24, 2014 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM • GAR 4.100

The Institute for Historical Studies in the Department of History, and
the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies invite you to:

"Post-World War II American Jewry and the Confrontation with Catastrophe"

A workshop by
Dr. Hasia Diner
Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and History,
Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History, and
Director, Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History
in the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies
New York University

Monday, Mar. 24
Noon | GAR 4.100

Professor Hasia Diner is a scholar of American Jewish history, American immigration history, and women's history. She has authored books on Jews of the United States from 1654 to 2000, on present-day immigration to the U.S., and American Jews after the Holocaust, 1945-1962. Her most recent book, We Remember with Reverence and Love: American Jews and the Myth of Silence after the Holocaust, 1945 – 1962 (NYU Press, 2009) won the National Jewish Book Award and the Saul Viener Prize from the American Jewish Historical Society.  A Guggenheim Fellow in 2011, Professor Diner was elected Fellow of the American Academy of Jewish Research and is also an elected member of the Society of American Historians. She was one of twenty living women historians included in American Women Historians. 1700s-1900s (Greenwood Press, 1998, co-edited by Jennifer Scanlon and Sharon Cosner).

Professor Diner’s faculty profile:
hebrewjudaic.as.nyu.edu/object/hasiadiner.html

Responder:
Dr. Robert H. Abzug
Oliver H. Radkey Regents Professor of History,
Professor of American Studies, and
Director, Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies
utexas.edu/cola/depts/history/faculty/abzug

Free and open to the public. RSVP required. To RSVP and receive a copy of the pre-circulated please email Courtney by 9 a.m., Friday, Mar. 21.

Sponsored by: Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies, Institute for Historical Studies in the Department of History


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