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January 2014 events at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

Mikhail KrutikovFifty Year of Fiddler: A Celebration and Symposium
Sunday, January 12, 2014, 7:00pm
Kehillah Hall - Koret Pavilion, Hillel at Stanford (565 Mayfield Avenue)
A Celebration: featuring a performance by the Ram's Head Theatrical Society and the documentary Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness.
Monday, January 13, 2014, 2:00pm
Levinthal Hall- Humanities Center (424 Santa Teresa Street)
A Symposium:
2:00-3:15p: Naomi Seidman (Graduate Theological Union) on "In-laws and Outlaws: The Politics of Kinship in Tevye the Dairyman" and Nathaniel Deutsch (University of California at Santa Cruz) on “When Fiddler Flopped: Translating Tevye Back into Yiddish” with Chair, Jennifer Brody (Stanford)
3:30-4:45p: Ari Kelman (Stanford) on “The Politics of Anatevka: Behind the Scenes of Fiddler” and Mark Slobin (Wesleyan) on "Jerry Bock: Folk Revivalist" with Chair, Anna Schulz (Stanford)
Made possible with support from the Koret Foundation and cosponsored by Stanford's American Studies Program, the Department of Music, Theatre and Performance Studies and the Division of Dance, the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature, the Concentration in Education and Jewish Studies, and the Stanford Humanities Center.

Jewish Community Endowment Fund Lecture
Monday, January 13, 2014, 5:15pm

Levinthal Hall- Humanities Center (424 Santa Teresa Street)
Alisa Solomon, Professor and Director of the Arts & Culture concentration in the MA program at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism
Fiddler's Fortunes

Co-sponsored by the Stanford Humanities Center

Friday, January 24, 2014 12:00pm
CCSRE Conference room (bldg. 360)
Israel Waismel-Manor, Visiting Associate Professor affiliated with Stanford's Department of Political Science and a Visiting Scholar at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies.
The 2013 Israeli Election: What Difference Did it Make?

February 2014 events at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 12:00pm
CCSRE Conference room (bldg. 360)
Abdelwahab Meddeb, DLCL Distinguished Teaching Visitor
Jews and Muslims in North Africa from Modern Times to the Present Day
Co-sponsored by the Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages, French Culture Workshop, and the France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.

Updated: January 17, 2014