Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 Event Schedule - Schusterman Center for Judaic and Israel Studies

JuSt Lunches 
Oklahoma Memorial Union Heritage Room, noon-1:00 pm

September 7 - Alan Levenson, History/Judaic Studies, "The Brothers' Hatred of Joseph and Other Challenges of Bible Reading"

October 5 - Sara Coodin, Classics & Letters, "Midrash from the Margins:  Reinterpreting Shylock for the Yiddish Stage"

November 2 - Mara Willard, Religious Studies, "Hannah Arendt's Conversion:  From Judaism to Jewish Culture"

December 7 - Yael Lavender-Smith, Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, "Fictionalized Identities:  The Transformations of Uriel da Costa and Don Quixote"

February 1 - Melissa Stockdale, History, "Fantasies of Treason:  Russia's Jews in World War i"

March 1 - Carsten Schapkow, HIstory/Judaic Studies, "Role Model and Countermodel.  The Golden Age of Iberian and German Jewish Culture during the Era of Emancipation"

April 5 - Ori Kritz, Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics/Judaic Studies, "Lea Goldberg and 'The Difficulties of a Hebrew Poet'"

May 3 - TBD

Yedida Kalfon Stillman Memorial Lecture

February 17, 2017 - 17th annual Yedida Kalfon Stillman lecture
Professor John Efron, University of California, Berkeley
German Jewry and the Allure of the Sephardic

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Summer 2016 - Walker Robins - "Religion in the Civil War" in OKC

Fall 2016 - Alan Levenson - "A Few Good Jews:  Heroes and Antiheroes in the Modern Novel" at OU

Fall 2016 - jacob Lackner - "Holy War:  The History of the Crusades" in OKC

Fall 2016 - Jacob Lackner - "Medieval Christianity" at OU

More information and registration instructions for OLLI courses can be found at http://www.ou.edu/outreach/olli/programs.htmlhttp://www.ou.edu/outreach/olli/programs.html