The Concordia University Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies presents its Fall 2019 Programs:
September 16: Professor Sarah Imhoff (Indiana University) spoke on " The 'Crippled ' Zionist: Jessie Sampter, Religion, and Disability." Co-sponsored with the Journal of Religion and Culture.
September 18: Professor Samuel Kassow (Trinity College) presented the film “Who Will Write Our History” based on his book. Co-sponsored with the Jewish Public Library and the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Center.
September 19: Professor Samuel Kassow (Trinity College) spoke on “Reportage in the Ghettos:
the writings of Peretz Opoczynski and Joseph Zelkowicz.” Co-sponsored with the Jewish Public Library and the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Center.
October 30: Conference on “Judaism and Gender” Co-sponsored with the Jewish Law Association and the Judaic Studies Program of the Department of Religions and Cultures.
October 31: The 2019 Joseph A. Kagedan-Kage Memorial Lecture: Professor Pierre Anctil of the University of Ottawa will speak on “Exploring the Complexity of Anti-Judaism in French Canadian Catholicism: the case of L’Action catholique newspaper (1931-1939)”
November 14: Le lancement du livre Les Juifs hassidiques de Montréal en présence des deux directeurs de la publication, Pierre Anctil et Ira Robinson. Avec le Réseau des études Québécoises à l'université Concordia (RÉQUC).
November 26: A public reading by writer George Ferenczi of his novel in progress, “Circus.”
For further information on the Institute:
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