The Concordia University Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies Fall Schedule

The Concordia University Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies presents its Fall 2019 Programs:

September 16:  Professor Sarah Imhoff (Indiana University) spoke on  ” The ‘Crippled ‘ Zionist: Jessie Sampter, Religion, and Disability.” Co-sponsored with the Journal of Religion and Culture.

September 18:  Professor Samuel Kassow (Trinity College) presented the film “Who Will Write Our History” based on his book.  Co-sponsored with the Jewish Public Library and the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Center.

September 19: Professor Samuel Kassow (Trinity College) spoke on “Reportage in the Ghettos:

the writings of Peretz Opoczynski and Joseph Zelkowicz.” Co-sponsored with the Jewish Public Library and the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Center.

October 30: Conference on “Judaism and Gender” Co-sponsored with the Jewish Law Association and the Judaic Studies Program of the Department of Religions and Cultures.

October 31: The 2019 Joseph A. Kagedan-Kage Memorial Lecture: Professor Pierre Anctil of the University of Ottawa will speak on “Exploring the Complexity of Anti-Judaism in French Canadian Catholicism: the case of L’Action catholique newspaper (1931-1939)”

November 14: Le lancement du livre Les Juifs hassidiques de Montréal  en présence des deux directeurs de la publication, Pierre Anctil et Ira Robinson.  Avec le Réseau des études Québécoises à l’université Concordia (RÉQUC).

November 26: A public reading by writer George Ferenczi of his novel in progress, “Circus.”

For further information on the Institute:

email: cjs@alcor.concordia.ca; telephone: 514-848-2424, x2074; 

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website: http://www.concordia.ca/artsci/research/jewish-studies.html