Lewis Hine (1874-1940)
Waiting for the 'Forwards' - Jewish paper at 1 A.M. New York, March 1913

November 16, 2004
LJ 119, Thomas Jefferson Building
Library of Congress

Co-sponsored by the Library of Congress and the Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies, University of Maryland

This program is free and open to the public.


10:00 am


Irene Chambers, Director, Interpretive Programs Office, Library of Congress
Gary Gerstle, Chair, Department of History, University of Maryland

10:15 - 12:15 pm

Session I: The View from the West Coast

Introducer: Bernard Cooperman, University of Maryland

"Reappraising the Jewish Refugees in Hollywood"
Saverio Giovacchini
Department of History
University of Maryland

"Deciphering America's Crypto-Jew: The cultural politics of Jewish images in early American films."
Tom Zakim
Department of History
University of California, Berkeley

"Arnold Schoenberg: Letters to American Jewry"
Steven J. Cahn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Music Theory
College-Conservatory of Music
University of Cincinnati


2:00 - 4:00 pm

Session II: The View From the East Coast

Chair: Michael Grunberger, Hebraic Section, Library of Congress

"Jewish Life and the American Landscape"
Daniel Bertrand Monk
Peace Studies
Colgate University

"The NewYork-Jewish Critical Voice: Irving Howe and Alfred Kazin as Readers of American Literature"
Eric Zakim
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
University of Maryland

"Inventing Jewish Neighborhoods in America"
Bernard Cooperman
Louis L. Kaplan Professor of Jewish History
University of Maryland


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