Young chairs panel on Jewish culture in New York City
Distinguished University Professor James Young, of English and Judaic Studies, will chair a roundtable discussion on “What is Jewish Culture?” on Nov. 28 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City.
The panelists will be novelist Amos Oz, architect Daniel Libeskind and historians Fania Oz-Sulzberger and Deborah Dash Moore.
The event is part of the launch of The Pozen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization: An Anthology in Ten Volumes, of which Young is the editor-in-chief. The publisher is Yale University Press.
On Oct. 4, Young delivered the Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Annual Lecture at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Young’s lecture was titled “From Berlin to Ground Zero: The Construction of a Memorial Vernacular.”