The Jewish and Israel Studies Department Presents: “From The Maccabees To Lenny Bruce”

On May 4, 2010, Wesleyan students will present their projects in Jewish and Israel Studies.

Three seniors will present their senior thesis research projects:  Peter Gilchrist ’10, Arielle Golden ’10, and Kalen Flynn ’10, their topics range from the history and memory of the Maccabean uprising, the identity of Spanish conversos, and history and memory of the Holocaust.

And five students currently enrolled in the capstone seminar on methods, theories, and models of Jewish Studies (RELI 396)–Emily Evnen’10, Ben Fitzelle’12, Jared Gimbel’11, Ross Shenker’11, and Paul Silverman’13–will showcase their semester-long project that range from masculinity and Zionism, Jewish comedy and humor in the US, Arthur Miller and Jewish identity, and Jewish folklore.

Please join us, refreshments will be served.

Date: Tuesday May 4, 2010
Time: 4:15PM
Place: Allbritton 103