ONLINEGlobal Day of Learning

Next Event: June 27, 2021 $18.00
Golda Meir (Public domain image)
Golda Meir (Public domain image)

Join JWA as we celebrate the launch of the expanded and renamed “Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women.” From June 27-28, six webinars presented by expert scholars will showcase the evolution of the encyclopedia and provide a taste of the new content.

June 27 at 12 p.m.
Panel discussion: The (R)evolution and Impact of the Encyclopedia of Jewish Women, 1995-2021, with Deborah Dash Moore, David Ellenson, Rachel Harris, Alma Heckman and Jennifer Sartori, moderated by Judith Rosenbaum

June 27 at 2 p.m.
Mizrahi Feminism: Major Debates, with Henriette Dahan Kalev, professor emerita at Ben Gurion University

June 27 at 4 p.m.
Drawing Their Lives: Jewish Women & Comics, with Tahneer Oksman, writer, teacher and scholar of literature and visual culture

June 27 at 8 p.m.
The Journeys of Cuban-Jewish Women, with Ruth Behar, the Victor Haim Perera Collegiate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan and the author of several books, including “An Island Called Home: Returning to Jewish Cuba” and the novel “Letters From Cuba”

June 28 at 10 a.m.
Queer Dreams of Jewish Women’s Poetry, with Zohar Weiman-Kelman, senior lecturer at Ben Gurion University’s Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics and author of “Queer Expectations: A Genealogy of Jewish Women’s Poetry”

June 28 at 12 p.m.
Reflections of a Feminist Pioneer in Israel: a conversation with Alice Shalvi, Israeli feminist activist, educator and scholar

Register once and attend as many sessions as you’d like.

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Sunday, June 27, 2021, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$18.00 suggested donation

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