Highlighted Seminars 2013-2014

  • David Fisher: When Private Goes Public - Documentary Filmmaking in Tel Aviv

  • Dan Schueftan: Israel's National Security Challenges in a Changing Regional and International Environment

  • Annette Koren: Teaching Israel at American Universities

  • Rachel Rojanski: Yiddish - the Story of a Jewish Culture in the Hebrew State

  • Shay Rabineau: Israeli Hiking Trails as Articulations of National Identity

Seminar topics from previous semesters.

Schusterman Scholars Seminar

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The Schusterman Center's bi-monthly Scholars Seminar on Israel Studies provides a multi-disciplinary forum for our doctoral students, faculty and related community to deepen the scholarship in the field.

By invitation only, interested participants are welcome to submit an online request to attend any or all of our upcoming seminars. A sampling of Spring 2014:

  • Gershon Gorenberg, Historian and Author; Visiting Professor Columbia Journalism School
    "Can One Write the History of the Conflict without Lying? The Hevron Massacre (1929)"
    March 7, 2014

  • Savyon Liebricht, Author and Dramatist
    "Writing about the Holocaust"
    March 28, 2014

  • Donna Divine, Smith College
    "The Middle East Conflict: Is the Pen Mightier than the Sword?"
    April 11, 2014

  • Jonathan Gribetz, Rutgers University/Harvard University Fellow
    "Knowing the Enemy Through Translation: On Arabic Renderings of Zionism"
    April 25, 2014

Click here for online request form.