Jewish Studies Events - Fall 2016

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Jewish Studies Events - Fall 2016

Postby susansa » Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:24 pm

Jewish Studies Events Fall 2016

•Thurs., Sept. 22, 3:30-4:45 pm: Aron Rodrigue, Professor of History and Charles Michael Professor in Jewish History and Culture, Stanford University, “The Jews of France from the French Revolution to the Present.” Professor Rodrigue's talk will provide background information and historical context for the Cineculture screening of La Loi taking place the next day. AG 109.

•Friday, Sept. 23: 5:30 pm: Jewish Studies,the French Program, the Department of Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures and Cineculture Film Series present The Law (La Loi, 2014). Comment: Rose Marie Kuhn (French Studies, Fresno State). This award-winning docudrama recounts the fight to decriminalize abortion in France led by Simone Veil, a Jew and Holocaust survivor, who was spared nothing: tense political negotiations and anti-Semitic, insults and violence to her family. In French with English subtitles, 90 minutes. Peters Education Center Auditorium (West of Save-Mart Center in the Student Recreation Center Building). Parking is free at the venue.

•Friday, October 21: 5 pm: Jewish Studies and Cineculture Film Series present The Merchant of Venice. Comment: Ed EmmanuEl. Acclaimed film version starring Al Pacino of Shakespeare's still controversial play. The film is being shown in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the founding of the Jewish Ghetto in Venice, where the word “ghetto” originated in 1516. Peters Education Center Auditorium (West of Save-Mart Center in the Student Recreation Center Building). Parking is free at the venue.

For more information: http://www.FresnoState.edu/jewishstudies

To request special accommodations please call 559.278.2153 prior to the event.
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