Current Events

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 4:30pm
Location: VIRTUAL

5 x 10 CAS Interdisciplinary Majors and Minors Dialogue/Networking VIRTUAL Event
CAS Interdisciplinary Majors and Minors can help you get on the right road to success!

Registration Required:
 
5 x 10 Professional Growth and Success
 
First-Year and Transfer Students 
Learn about interdisciplinary majors & minors within the College of Arts and Sciences through dialogue and networking with faculty in chat rooms for each of our programs. 
 
Our Programs include:
Africana Studies
Asian Studies
Cognitive Science
Environmental Studies
Film and Documentary Studies
Global Studies
Health, Medicine, and Society
Jewish Studies
Latin American and Latino Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: VIRTUAL

The Philip and Muriel Berman Center for Jewish Studes with the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley present Moments in Jewish History, a 7-part series.

Each presentation in the series will be presented via ZOOM at 7:00 p.m.

Cost for the entire series is $54 per household. Go to www.jewishlehighvalley.org to register.

Part 1 in the Series
Between Babylon and Jerusalem: Israel and Mesopotamia in their Ancient Near Eastern World
Dr. Dustin Nash, Muhlenberg College

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 12:00pm
Location: VIRTUAL
Berman Center for Jewish Studies and Department of History
Virtual Brown Bag on Genocide
Martin Shuster
Goucher College
 
 
Martin Shuster is Associate Professor of Philosophy and holds the Professorship of Judaics and Justice at Goucher College, where he also directs the Center for Geographies of Justice. In addition to many articles and book chapters in a variety of subfields, he is the author of Autonomy after Auschwitz: Adorno, German Idealism, and Modernity (University of Chicago Press, 2014); New Television: The Aesthetics and Politics of a  Genre (University of Chicago Press, 2017); and How to Measure a World? A Philosophy of Judaism (Indiana University Press, 2021). Most recently, he co-edited Logics of Genocide: The Structures of Violence and the Contemporary World (Routledge, 2020)
 
For inquires contact Professor Nitzan Lebovic, nil210@lehigh.edu

 

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: VIRTUAL

The Philip and Muriel Berman Center for Jewish Studes with the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley present Moments in Jewish History, a 7-part series.

Each presentation in the series will be presented via ZOOM at 7:00 p.m.

Cost for the entire series is $54 per household. Go to www.jewishlehighvalley.org to register.

Part 2 in the Series
Who was a Jew? Jewish Diversity in the Second Temple Period
Dr. Ben Wright, Lehigh University

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: VIRTUAL

The Philip and Muriel Berman Center for Jewish Studes with the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley present Moments in Jewish History, a 7-part series.

Each presentation in the series will be presented via ZOOM at 7:00 p.m.

Cost for the entire series is $54 per household. Go to www.jewishlehighvalley.org to register.

Part 3 in the Series
Ages upon Ages: Multiple Worlds and Historical Epochs in Medieval Kabbalah
Dr. Hartley Lachter, Lehigh University

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 7:00pm

The Philip and Muriel Berman Center for Jewish Studes with the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley present Moments in Jewish History, a 7-part series.

Each presentation in the series will be presented via ZOOM at 7:00 p.m.

Cost for the entire series is $54 per household. Go to www.jewishlehighvalley.org to register.

Part 4 in the Series
Thinking About God through a Rabbinic Lems: Maimonides (12th C.) and Hasdai Crescas (14th C.) on Berakhot 33b
Dr. Roslyn Weiss, Lehigh University

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 7:00pm
Location: VIRTUAL

The Philip and Muriel Berman Center for Jewish Studes with the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley present Moments in Jewish History, a 7-part series.

Each presentation in the series will be presented via ZOOM at 7:00 p.m.

Cost for the entire series is $54 per household. Go to www.jewishlehighvalley.org to register.

Part 5 in the Series
Between Genocide and Climate Change: Is There a Lesson to be Learned from the Holocaust?
Dr. Nitzan Lebovic, Lehigh University

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 7:00pm
Location: VIRTUAL

The Philip and Muriel Berman Center for Jewish Studes with the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley present Moments in Jewish History, a 7-part series.

Each presentation in the series will be presented via ZOOM at 7:00 p.m.

Cost for the entire series is $54 per household. Go to www.jewishlehighvalley.org to register.

Part 6 in the Series
Passover Seders and Jewish-Christian Relations in 20th Century America
Dr. Jessica Cooperman, Muhlenberg College

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 7:00pm
Location: VIRTUAL

The Philip and Muriel Berman Center for Jewish Studes with the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley present Moments in Jewish History, a 7-part series.

Each presentation in the series will be presented via ZOOM at 7:00 p.m.

Cost for the entire series is $54 per household. Go to www.jewishlehighvalley.org to register.

Part 7 in the Series
The Unmelting Pot: Jewish American Diversity, 1970-2020
Dr. Jodi Eichler-Levine, Lehigh University