Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Program


When Genetics Challenges a Racist’s Identity

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:45pm

When Genetics Challenges a Racist's Identity

Since the advent in the mid-2000s of genetic ancestry tests (GATs) available directly to consumers, researchers have considered what their effects would be on individuals’ conceptions of their own identities and their understanding of race and ethnicity. Read more

Azimuth - free public screening

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm


Set at the end of the Six Day War, this film is a suspenseful tale and a thought-provoking cinematic exploration of what it means to be human.  Read more

Who Will Write Our History?

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:45pm

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Monument

Roberta Grossman, a highly accomplished filmmaker, will be discussing her work producing a documentary about the creation of the Archives by Jews imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto. Read more