EVENTS

Calendar

4:00 pm
Come hear a special lecture, “Inside the learners’ mind: Measuring implicit and explicit knowledge of a second language,” by SLS professor Dr. Aline Godfroid. For the full abstract of the talk, CLICK HERE.
B243 Wells
6:30 pm
Dr. Evelyn María Dean-Olmsted (Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Pidras) will analyze how in the late 2000s, young Shami (Damascene) and Halebi (Aleppan) Jewish Mexicans were coming of age[...]
JMC Library, 332 Case Hall
Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
12:00 pm
Dr. Kerry Wallach (Associate Professor and Chair of German Studies at Gettysburg College) will lead a book discussion on her book, Passing Illusions, which examines constructions of German-Jewish visibility and instances in the 1920s and[...]
Wells Hall B-342
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
6:30 pm
Forum for students to share and/or hear from fellow students about experiences of antisemitism at MSU. Hillel Staff and Serling faculty will be at the forum. A kosher dinner from Woody’s Oasis will be provided.
MSU Hillel Jewish Student Center
7:00 pm
Join the Brothers Yares (Gavri-Tov and Ami) for a music-filled journey stretching from their pastoral upbringing in the sprawling New Jersey suburbs to the hills of Jerusalem, the shores of Jafa and back again. Their[...]
Kellogg Center Auditorium
7:00 pm
Faculty, students, and community members are welcome to join a discussion of Nathan Englander’s new book, Dinner at the Center of the Earth in anticipation of his lecture on this book on February 25th.
Wells Hall B-342
7:00 pm
HELINA METAFERIA / FEBRUARY 20 / MSU BROAD / 7PM Helina Metaferia is an AAHD Artist in Residence: Critical Race Studies. Metaferia is an interdisciplinary artist working in performance, video, installation, and collage. Her research[...]
MSU Broad Art Museum
12:00 am
Join the SLS & MATESOL Programs in the annual SLS Spring Symposium! Invited guest speakers are Dr. Kara Morgan-Short from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and Dr. Matthew Prior, from Arizona State University. Stay tuned[...]
B243 Wells Hall
2:00 pm
In New York City in the 20th Century, Jews officially changed their names at a much higher rate than other groups. Antisemitism and Jewish desires for upward mobility combined to help propel this phenomenon. But[...]
256 Old Horticulture
3:30 pm
Faculty, students, and the community are welcome to discuss with Dr. Kirsten Fermaglich (Associate Professor, History and Jewish Studies) her recently published book, A Rosenberg by Any Other Name: a History of Jewish Name Changing[...]
256 Old Horticulture
12:00 pm
DR QIANA WHITTED / FEBRUARY 23 / MSU LIBRARY BEAL ROOM / 12PM                                                                                Dr. Qiana Whitted teaches at USC, her research focuses on African-American literary studies and American comic books. Her most recently published[...]
MSU Library, 3rd Floor Beal Room
7:00 pm
Nathan Englander (Distinguished Writer-in-Residence, New York University) will discuss his recently published book, Dinner at the Center of the Earth. He is also the author of the novel The Ministry of Special Cases and the[...]
MSU Library Green Room
7:00 pm
Faculty, students, and community members are welcome to discuss selections of The Messianic Idea in Judaism.
Wells Hall B-342
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
The Serling Institute will show four full-length Israeli films: Muhi: Generally Temporary; And then She Arrived; Shoelaces; and The Unorthodox.
Wells Hall B-122 and B-115
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
The Serling Institute will show four full-length Israeli films: Muhi: Generally Temporary; And then She Arrived; Shoelaces; and The Unorthodox.
Wells Hall B-122 and B-115
9:00 am
Students will present projects from their Jewish Studies courses. Lunch with Jewish Studies alumna Sara Kirsch (’11) will be provided during the conference. Sara is currently resides in Israel working as a Digital Copywriter at[...]
Wells Hall B-243
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Faculty, students, and community members will come together to discuss Indecent by Paula Vogel.
Wells Hall B-243
7:00 pm
Doris Bergen will discuss sexual violence during the Holocaust against Jews and non-Jews, against women and girls, and also boys and men. Professor Bergen is the Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor of Holocaust Studies[...]
Lincoln Room of the Kellogg Center, MSU
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel’s Indecent is a deeply moving play inspired by the true events surrounding the controversial 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch’s God of Vengeance. Members of the cast and crew will[...]
RCAH Theater
Apr 28 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
This concert features the very powerful Shostakovich Symphony No. 13 “Babi Yar,” and “I Never Saw Another Butterfly” by Charles Davidson. A setting of poems by the renowned Soviet writer Evgeny Yevtushenko, Shostakovich’s work significantly[...]
The Wharton Center