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Jewish Culture and Modern Cities

A conference on the convergence of urban space, Jewish culture, and modernity, marking Steven J. Zipperstein’s 15-year leadership as Director of the Taube Center for Jewish Studies.

Sunday, May 6, 2007; 5:30-7:30pm
Wallenberg Hall Auditorium - Building 160 Stanford Campus

Steven J. Zipperstein will deliver a reading drawn from his forthcoming book titled:
"I Have Not Told Half of What I Saw": On Reading Isaac Rosenfeld"
 (Yale University Press, 2008.)

Monday, May 7, 2007; 10:00am-7:00pm
Tresidder Union, Oak West Room - Stanford Campus

Sarah Abrevaya Stein. University of Washington, Seattle, on “London”; Response by Aron Rodrigue, Stanford University.

Barbara Mann. Jewish Theological Seminary of America, on “Tel Aviv”; Response by Gabriella Safran, Stanford University.

1:00pm – Break

Deborah Dash Moore. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, on “New York”; Response by Seth Lerer, Stanford University.

Joachim Schloer. University of Southampton, UK, on “Berlin”; Response by Charlotte Fonrobert, Stanford University.

Tony Michels. University of Wisconsin, Madison, on “New York”; Response by Steven Zipperstein, Stanford University.

Charlotte Fonrobert and Vered Shemtov,Stanford University, Concluding remarks

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