The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Past Events

Past Events
Oct 16, 2019
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The Wandering Woman in the Jewish Boy

Arthur F. Kinney Center for Renaissance Studies
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

“The Wandering Woman in the Jewish Boy: Gender, Antisemitism, and the English City”...
Sep 17, 2019

Desert in the Promised Land: Nature, Settlement, and the Politics of Space in Israel

5:00 pm

A panel discussion of the new book Desert in the Promised Land by Yael Zerubavel....
May 1, 2019

Ripples in a Pond: The Effects of the Holocaust Over Generations

5:00 pm

2019 Annual Yom Hashoah Commemorative Event...
Apr 26, 2019

Digital Witnessing in “Jerusalem, We Are Here”

4:30 pm

Screening and discussion with the filmmaker Dorit Naaman...
Mar 20, 2019

Seminar with Bashir Bashir & Amos Goldberg

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Space is limited to 25 participants, RSVP required. ...
Mar 19, 2019

The Holocaust and the Nakba: A New Grammar of Trauma and History

5:00 pm

A panel discussion of the new book:...
Mar 8, 2019

2019 Graduate History Association Conference "The Routes of History” Keynote Event

6:00 pm

The Graduate History Association is honoured to announce that Professor James E. Young will be presenting the keynote address for our annual conference. We are extremely grateful to him for...
Feb 21, 2019

Good Jews: Philosemitism in Post-Holocaust Europe

5:00 pm

While the liberation of Europe in 1945 did not announce the end of antisemitism, Jews, Judaism or Jewishness  also acquired positive value in the aftermath of the Shoah. Like antisemitism, European...