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Jewish History Colloquium: A Tale of Two Sisters: Dvora and Hemda Ben-Yehuda and the Emergence of the New Hebrew Woman.
January 25, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, January 25, 2019: Prof. Orian Zakai (GWU): A Tale of Two Sisters: Dvora and Hemda Ben-Yehuda and the Emergence of the New Hebrew Woman.
The Greater Washington Jewish History Colloquium
In partnership with the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington
Hosted by GWU’s Judaic Studies Program, the Jewish History Colloquium (JHC) provides the hub for faculty, postdoctoral students, independent researchers and graduate students working in the field of modern Jewish history (broadly defined) at the Greater D.C. area.
Format: Discussions will focus on pre-circulated papers. The format will be 15 to 25 minute presentation by the author(s) of the papers, followed by a Q&A session and a lunch. The colloquium is open to the public, but audience members are kindly requested to RSVP.
Venue: In Fall 2018, we will meet on the campus of American University; In Spring 2019, we will meet at George Washington University. Please bring your GW card or an ID in order to enter the Gelman Library.
Time: The colloquium meets three times each semester on Fridays, The colloquium meets three times each semester on Fridays, starting at 10:30 am and ending by 12:00 pm (followed by lunch, 12:00-12:30).