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Lectures and Events

As part of its ongoing effort to promote Jewish Studies, CLASS will offer lectures throughout the academic year, drawing on its own talented faculty but also bringing notable scholars from around the world when possible. Upcoming lectures/films include:

Upcoming Events:

February 1, 2016 | “Muslims, Jews, Frenchmen: A History of Complex Encounters” |Dr. Ethan Katz, Assistant Professor of History,University of Cincinnati
Location: Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion, UH M.D. Anderson Library | Time: 2-4 pm|
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February 1, 2016 | BOOK READING AND DISCUSSION:  "France's Muslim-Jewish Crisis: What History Tells” | Dr. Ethan Katz, Assistant Professor of History,University of Cincinnati
Location: Brazos Bookstore 2421 Bissonnet Houston, TX | Time: 7:00 PM
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Past Events

February 12, 2015 | Panel Discussion:  Spirituality – The Next 50 Years | Download Flyer

November 17, 2014 | Marie Theresa Hernández presents her book: The Virgin of Guadalupe & the Conversos: Uncovering Hidden Influences from Spain to Mexico. Download Flyer

October  23, 2014 | Bernice Heilbrunn will be speaking on "One Hundred Years of Houston Jewish Cookbooks" at the Houston Hadassah meeting

July 20, 2014 | Bernice Heilbrunn spoke on "Jews in Germany Today" at Havurah (Congregation Beth Israel)

April 27, 2014 | Bernice Heilbrunn spoke on "One Hundred Years of Jewish Cookbooks" at Havurah (Congregation Brith Shalom)

February 20, 2014 |Spring 2014 Film Series:  Campfire (2004)

November 19, 2013 | Dr. Pamela Patton Lecture

November 5, 6, 7, 2013The Daniel Horwitz lectures

October 27, 2013Jewish Women’s University for a Day (UH JS is a co sponsor)


2012

A public lecture by Matt Goldish   A public lecture by Matt Goldish
A Public Lecture by Daniel Greene