Upcoming Events


The Bifurcated Jewish Identity in the Connection and Disconnection:  A Discussion of Saul Bellow's Bellarosa Connection

Lecture by Qiao GuoqiangQiao Guoqiang
Professor of English Literature and Language, Shanghai International Studies University, China

Thursday, October 1, 2015
5 - 6:20 pm
Lown 315

Professor Qiao's major research interests are American and British literatures, literary theory, narratology and comparative literature studies. 

This lecture will be given in NEJS 164b:  The Sociology of the American Jewish Community with Prof. Sylvia Barack  Fishman.

Sponsored by NEJS and the Martin Weiner Fund.

The Joint Distribution Committee's Work in Russia and the USSR: The Challeneges of Remote Management

Dr. Michael Beizer is a historian specializing in the History of Russian and Soviet Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also works for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. 

Thursday, October 8th, 2015
4:00 PM
Lown 315

Sponsored by The Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry, The Department of Near Eastern Judaic Studies, and The Brandeis-Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry

Meet the Majors!

Save the date! Come enjoy some refreshments as you meet the NEJS Majors!

Thursday, October 15, 2015
12 - 1:30 PM
Lown 315

Re:Joyce:  Women Changing the World

A Symposium in Honor of Joyce Antler

Saturday/Sunday:  October 17-18, 2015
Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities