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Two public lectures to focus on Jewish studies Professor Jeffrey Shandler of Rutgers University

Two public lectures to focus on Jewish studies

Sunday, February 17, 2013
3:00 PM

Loosemore Auditorium, DeVos Center, Pew Grand Rapids Campus

Fall Arts Celebration, Theatre

Professor Jeffrey Shandler of Rutgers University will deliver two public lectures at Grand Valley State University in February:

The December Dilemma: Christmas in American Jewish Popular Culture
February 17, 3 p.m.
Loosemore Auditorium, Pew Grand Rapids Campus
(Parking is available in the DeVos Lot)

The Holocaust on American Television
February 18, 3 p.m.
114 Lake Michigan Hall
Allendale Campus

Currently president of the Association for Jewish Studies, professor Shandler is the author or editor of numerous books including, most recently, Anne Frank Unbound: Media, Imagination, Memory (Indiana University Press, 2012), Jews, God, and Videotape: Religion and Media in America (New York University Press, 2009), and Adventures in Yiddishland: Postvernacular Language and Culture (University of California Press, 2005).

For more information contact Professor Rob Franciosi at 616-331-3069, or francior@gvsu.edu. Both events are Lib 100 and US 201 approved.

Sponsored by the Association for Jewish Studies Distinguished Lectureship Program, Joseph Stevens Freedom Endowment, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Frederik Meijer Honors College, and the Office of the Provost.