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THE KLEZMATICS WITH SPECIAL GUEST RICHARD STOLTZMAN

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 • 8:00 PM

Bass Concert Hall

Special Performance

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Elephantine: A Diaspora Jewish Community in the Persian Empire

Monday, November 29, 2010 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union Governors' Room (3.116)

A lecture by Prof. Bezalel Porten (The Hebrew University in Jerusalem)


Absorbing Israel: Understanding Contemporary Multiculturalism and Nation-building in Ordinary Life

Tuesday, November 23, 2010 • 12:00 PM

Texas Hillel Library, 2105 San Antonio St.

Faculty Student Seminar: A Talk by Dr. Amy Weinreb

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‘The End of Empire in the Middle East and the Literary Imagination’

Friday, November 19, 2010 • 2:45 PM

Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center,Tom Lea Rooms 3.206

A lecture by Prof. Phyllis Lassner Northwestern University


"Bodies and Ruins: Imagining the Bombing of Germany, 1945-Present"

Thursday, November 18, 2010 • 8:00 PM

AT&T Center, Carillon Mezzanine, PDR 4


From the Hebrew Bedouin to Israeli Arabic: The Lives and Afterlives of Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine

Friday, November 5, 2010 • 4:00 PM

Texas Governors’ Room, the Union, (3.116)

A lecture by Prof. Lital Levy, Princeton University


Judaism and the Current Ecological Crisis

Monday, October 25, 2010 • 12:00 PM

Batts Hall, Room 5.108

A lecture by Prof. Hava Samuelson, Director of Jewish Studies, Arizona State University

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"Borges and the Kabbalah: From Literature to Image" by Mirta Kupferminc

Thursday, October 21, 2010 • 7:00 PM

Benedict Hall, Room 2.104

Ms. Kupferminc, an eminent Argentine Jewish artist, will present and discuss her work.

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Promises Kept- CANCELED

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 • 7:00 PM

Texas Hillel, 2105 San Antonio St., Austin

A lecture by Ernest (Ernie) W. Michel

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The Nuremberg Trials- CANCELED!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 • 12:00 PM

Garrison Hall, Room 1.102

Faculty Student Seminar

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Stuart Schoffman, "The Fate of Liberal Zionism: A View from the Jerusalem Street"

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 • 7:00 PM

Joynes Room, Carothers (CRD) 007, 2501 Whitis Ave. Enter through the east doors of the honors quad

Stuart Schoffman

"Jews on View: Spectacle, Degradation, and Jewish Corporeality in Contemporary Dance and Performance Art”

Monday, September 20, 2010 • 3:00 PM

CPE 2.212 (Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Building, on Speedway just north of Dean Keaton)

A lecture by Dr. Rebecca Rossen, Theatre & Dance, College of Fine Arts, UT

Photo Credit: Steven Cohen in Cleaning Time. Photograph: Marianne Greber

"Killing Kasztner: The Jew Who Dealt With Nazis"

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 • 7:00 PM

The Alamo Ritz Downtown 320 E. 6th Street, Austin

Film screening followed by Q&A with Director Gaylen Ross

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Jews and Photography

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 • 12:00 PM

Texas Hillel Library, 2105 San Antonio St.

A lecture by Dr. Michael Berkowitz, University College London , UK.

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Spring Commencement 2010

Friday, May 21, 2010 • 12:00 PM

Frank Erwin Center

Friday May 21, 2010 12:00 PM • Frank Erwin Center

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“Saint-making: Pope Pius XII, the Catholic Church and the Jews.”

Friday, April 23, 2010 • 12:00 PM

Garrison Hall, Room 1.102

A lecture by Professor Michael R. Marrus, Massey College in the University of Toronto

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Some Measure of Justice: Re-Examining the Holocaust Era Restitution Campaign of the 1990s

Thursday, April 22, 2010 • 6:00 PM

Eidman Courtroom, UT School of Law

A lecture by Professor Michael R. Marrus, Massey College in the University of Toronto

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Life as a Visitor

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 • 7:00 PM

Harry Ransom Center, Prothro Theater

Writer Angella M. Nazarian reads from Life as a Visitor, her account of fleeing Iran with her family and life as an immigrant caught between two cultures

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“The Chosen Folks; Jews on the Frontiers of Texas”

Friday, April 16, 2010

Texas Hillel, 2105 San Antonio St.

Join Hillel and the community on Friday night April 16th for a Southern Fried Shabbat service, dinner, and presentation.

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The Dancing Jew(ess): Ethnic Ambiguity and Jewish Drag in American Modern Dance

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 • 12:00 PM

Texas Hillel, 2105 San Antonio St.

A lecture by Professor Rebecca Rossen

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Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies Presents Free Screening

Monday, April 12, 2010 • 7:00 PM

Mezes Hall Room 1.306 or Basement level room 0.306

The 2010 8th Annual Austin Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) promises to be truly international with many films premiering in Austin.

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Beyond Anne Frank: The Case of Kitty Weichherz.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 • 7:00 PM

Texas Hillel, 2105 San Antonio St.

A lecture by Professor Daniel H. Magilow,University of Tennessee - Knoxville

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Teaching Defiance: Jewish Resistance and the Bielski Partisans

Friday, March 26, 2010

campus of the University of Texas at Austin

A Workshop for Texas Educators

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Scientific Expertise and Jewish Danger: The Modernity of Europe's Modern Ritual Murder Trials

Thursday, March 25, 2010 • 12:00 PM

Garrison Hall, Room 1.102

A lecture by Hillel J. Kieval, Department of History, Washington University in St. Louis

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“Tamar’s Daughters: Russian Jewish Women in European Emigration”

Friday, March 5, 2010 • 12:00 PM

Garrison Hall, Room 4.100

A lecture by Professor Nina Tumarkin, Wellesley College

Prof. Nina Tumarkin

“Cocoon and Emancipation" Preliminaries to the Holocaust in Germany and Austria

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 • 12:00 PM

Texas Hillel Library, 2105 San Antonio St.

A lecture by Professor Herman Freudenberger


THERE WAS A FOREST: Jewish Life in Eastern Europe Today

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 • 7:00 PM

THE HARRY RANSOM CENTER, PROTHRO THEATER

A lecture by Loli Kantor


Zionism as Diaspora Nationalism: Czechoslovakia Between the World Wars

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 • 12:00 PM

Texas Hillel, 2105 San Antonio St.

A lecture by Professor Tatjana Lichtenstein, Department of History

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