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Winter Break

Saturday, December 20, 2008


The Plague-Driven Roots of Mosaic Monotheism

Friday, December 5, 2008 • 3:00 PM

Burdine Hall, Room 214


Memory and History, Series of Lectures By Professor Yoav Gelber

Thursday, November 20, 2008 • 12:45 PM

Texas Hillel, Seibel Building, 
2105 San Antonio Street
, Austin.


Jay Neugeboren speaks about his latest novel, 1940.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Prothro Auditorium At the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Jay Neugeboren was born in 1938 in Brooklyn, New York. He wrote two
novels
while attending Columbia University, but channeled his skills as a
writer
into political activism before selling his first novel in 1965. He
is the
author of fourteen books including the novels The Stolen Jew (1981)
and
Before My Life Began (1985) and non-fiction Imaging Robert (1997) and
Transforming Madness (1999).


Exodus- 50 Years Later

Monday, November 17, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Harry Ransom Center, Prothro Theater

A Lecture by Professor Ira Nadel


Showing of "Berga: Soldiers of Another War"

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 • 6:00 PM

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture

Director: Charles E. Guggenheim


A Presentation by Author Meir Shalev

Monday, November 10, 2008 • 7:30 PM

Texas Hillel, Seibel Building, 
2105 San Antonio Street
, Austin.


Diaspora: Homelands in Exile Perspectives

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Harry Ransom Center, Prothro Theater

A Lecture and slide show by Frédéric Brenner


A special Concert and Screening by Austin Jewish Film Festival

Saturday, October 11, 2008 • 9:00 PM

Concert at Antone's,213 W 5th St. Austin 78701

Please join us for an exciting opportunity about the famous musician Larry Harlow.

He is Jewish New Yorker with Cuban roots and was nominated for a Grammy
award
3 times.
We will bring him and his film to you on Sunday October
12. He will do a Q and A
after the film. He will also be playing the night before
at Antone's with Grupo
Fantasma.


Video Art : Ancient Sources

Monday, September 22, 2008 • 4:00 PM

Garrison Hall, Room 1.102

Beryl Korot is an internationally exhibited painter and video artist,


Three Tales

Sunday, September 21, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Garrison Hall, Room 0.102


Summer Israeli Film Series Continues

Friday, August 22, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Houston JCC, 5601 S. Braeswood Blvd. Houston


Summer Israeli Film Series Continues

Thursday, August 14, 2008 • 7:30 PM

Houston JCC, 5601 S. Braeswood Blvd. Houston


Debating Jewish Exile and Freedom of Conscience with Inquisitors:

Monday, April 14, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Garrison Hall, Room 1.102



Justice for Darfur?

Monday, April 7, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Garrison Hall, Room 0.102


Road Blocks to Peace in The Middle East

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 • 8:00 PM

Welch Hall, Room 3.502


'Israel and the Paradox of Power'

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 • 7:30 PM

Joynes Reading Room at 2501 Whitis Ave.


The Legend of the Golem

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Prothro Auditorium in the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center


Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 • 4:00 PM

Burdine Hall, Room 216


Holocaust and Revival: From Death to Life

Monday, March 31, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Texas Hillel- The Abe and Annie Seibel Building, 2105 San Antonio Street, Austin


"A Bad Reputation': Argentine Jewish Women and Sexuality, 1900-1940"

Monday, March 31, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Garrison Hall, Room 1.102


Atash (Thirst) Israel/Palestine 2004

Friday, March 28, 2008 • 7:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium, ACES Building

hamed by an unnamed sin committed by his twenty-something daughter, patriarch Abu Shukri moves his family miles from their village, where they eke out a precarious existence making charcoal from stolen wood.


"Medieval Bibles: Studies in Word and Image"

Tuesday, March 4, 2008 • 4:00 PM

Prothro Auditorium in the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

No single text more defined medieval Europe than the Bible, but the medieval Bible was not a single, uniform object. We speak instead of medieval Bibles, acknowledging great variation in the wording and physical presentation of scripture. And we appreciate the equally great variation in medieval understanding of scripture as expressed in word and image.


"Children of the Sun," Film Screening

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 • 7:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium, ACES Building 2.302


Space, Time and Raoul Hausmann's Mechanical Head:

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 • 4:00 PM

ART 1.120


'Jews Are Turks Who Sell on Credit': Rethinking Jewish-Brazilian History

Monday, February 25, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Garrison Hall, Room 1.102


A Lecture: Cuba And Israel: The New Association

Friday, February 22, 2008 • 10:45 AM

the The President West Room, University of Texas Club, 2108 E. Robert Dedman Drive



A Conversation with David Mamet

Monday, February 4, 2008 • 6:30 PM

Hogg Auditorium, UT Campus

The Harry Ransom Center acquired the papers of playwright, writer and film director David Mamet in the spring of 2007. In support of the archive, Mamet will contribute to the intellectual life of The University of Texas at Austin by joining the university community in a series of short residencies.


Exhibit:"Arthur Miller, Norman Mailer, Woodward and Bernstein"

Friday, February 1, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Harry Ransom Center


Lecture: "Aaron Copland's American Dream"

Friday, February 1, 2008 • 10:00 AM

Garrison Hall, Room 1.122


Lecture:"The Evil Eye: What Muslims, Christians, and Jews All Feared and Why"

Friday, February 1, 2008 • 10:00 AM

Garrison Hall, Room 0.132


Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies Presents Free Screening

Monday, January 28, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Garrison Hall, Room 0.102


Lecture: 21st Century Genetics: Maximizing Benefits, Minimizing Harms

Thursday, January 17, 2008 • 7:00 PM

ACES 2.402 ACES Building, Speedway and 24th


Lecture: What Does 21st Century Eugenics Look Like?

Thursday, January 17, 2008 • 7:00 PM

ACES 2.402 ACES Building, Speedway and 24th


Lecture: Cuban Jews: Identity, Diaspora, and the Search for Home

Thursday, January 17, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Mezes Hall, Room B0.306


Lecture: From Nuremberg to the Human Genome and Beyond -- From Human Rights to Human Interests

Monday, January 7, 2008 • 6:00 PM

ACES 2.402 ACES Building, Speedway and 24th


Hillel's Israel Block Party- Free admission

Monday, January 7, 2008 • 3:30 PM

South Mall- UT

Celebrating Israeli Culture: Israeli Marketplace, Falafel,