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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

 

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From:  Prof. Jessica Lang, Department of English and Newman Director of the Wasserman Jewish Studies Center 

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Spring 2016 Conference

 

Dissent and DissensIon:

Approaching Ultra-Orthodoxy

 

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Location: Engelman Recital Hall, 55 Lexington Avenue

Audience entrance on E. 25th St. between Lexington & 3rd Aves.

 

Panel I – 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Unpacking “Ultra-Orthodoxy”:

Historical and Sociological Perspectives on Haredi Jewry

Panelists: Chaya Rachel Nove, City University of New York; Nancy Sinkoff, Rutgers University; Samuel Heilman, City University of New York. Moderator: Zalman Newfield, New York University

 

Panel II – 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

The Body and Selfhood: Gender, Identity and Ultra-Orthodoxy

Panelists: Ayala Fader, Fordham University; Fraidy Reiss, Unchained at Last; Lynn Davidman, The University of Kansas; Mordechai Levovitz, JQY. Moderator: Lani Santo, Footsteps

 

Panel III – 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

“Public vs. Private: Education, Governance and Ultra-Orthodox Communities”

Panelists: Naftuli Moster, Yaffed; Matthew Williams, Stanford; Richard Hull, New York University; Matty Lichtenstein, University of California, Berkeley. Moderator: Miriam Lipsius, Ramapo College

 

Panel IV – 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

“Go and Tell: Leaving Ultra-Orthodoxy and Storytelling”

A Panel Discussion with Former Ultra-Orthodox Authors and Memoirists
Featuring Judy Brown, Shulem Deen, and Leah Vincent. Moderator: Jeffrey Shandler, Rutgers University

 

Keynote Address - 8:00 PM-9:00 PM
Nathan Englander, Author
Interviewed by Ezra Cappell, University of Texas

 

                       This event is co-sponsored by Footsteps and the Baruch Performing Arts Center

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