Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Program

Events

The History of Jews in Iran

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Saba Soomekh

Iranian-born American professor and author, Dr. Saba Soomekh, PhD, will be discussing the history of Jews in pre-modern Persia, Iran under the rule of the twentieth century Pahlavi dynasty, and the fate of Iranian Jews during the Islamic Revolution. Read more

Gabriela Karin - Holocaust Survivor

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:45am

Gabriella Karin

Gabriela Karin, a Holocaust survivor, will be speaking about her experiences in Europe and then living in Israel between 1949 and 1960. Read more

Naila and the Uprising - free film screening

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm

Naila and the Uprising

Join Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (MEIS) at CSUN for a film screening and discussion of the award-winning film, Naila and the Uprising, directed by Julia Bacha. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Professor Rana Sharif (Gender and Women's Studies and MEIS) and Dr. Jody Myers (Jewish and Religious Studies and MEIS), moderated by Dr. Nayereh Tohidi (GWS and MEIS). Read more

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