2017


Tuesday, March 21 - Dr. Peter Antelyes- Associate Professor of English, Director of Jewish Studies and Director of Teaching Development, Vassar College on “Jews and American Comics”Prof. Antelyes has written on the literature of the West (Adventurous Enterprise: Washington Irving and the Poetics of Western Expansion), Jewish and African­ American singers, Jewish women in vaudeville, Irish-American popular song and Jewish Indians, among other topics.
At 7:30PM Miller Center Auditorium; 5202 University Drive,Merrick 119 UM - Coral Gables Campus. R.S.V.P. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or305-284-6882.

Thursday, March 23 - Prof. Gerhard Weinberg and Prof. Hermann Beck - on “Pope Pius XII in World War II”. Prof. Weinberg’s talk will focus primarily on his reaction to five programs of systematic murder in chronological sequence, review some explanations that have been advanced for the Pope’s conduct, and offer a few suggestions for looking at the issues in terms of both his personal experiences and the historical context.The speaker will be introduced by Dr. Hermann Beck;  Professor of History and International Studies - College of Arts & Sciences, Cooper Fellow. At 7:30PM Miller Center Auditorium; 5202 University Drive,Merrick 119 UM - Coral Gables Campus. R.S.V.P. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or305-284-6882.