On January 24, scholars and graduate students gathered at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU to share their research on the topic of Jews and Color.
The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs presented a special presentation by Dr. Tudor Parfitt, Director of the Global Jewish Studies Program, followed by a tour of the exhibition “Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage,” currently on view at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU.
On January 25, Tel Aviv University Vice-President, Dr. Raanan Rein joined FIU Global Jewish Studies Program Director Dr. Tudor Parfitt and FIU Spanish and Mediterranean Studies Program Director Dr. Aurora Morcillo in a conversation on Spain's newly instated "right of return" law and its implications.
A solo exhibit by Jonatas Chimen on identity, cultural hybridization, and their consequent nostalgia will be on display in the Green School gallery until December 10.
Marisa Scheinfeld has been documenting the dramatic degradation of some of the most famous Borscht Belt hotels and colonies. She will present a slide lecture of her series - and new book, which contains 129 photographs, Borscht Belt ephemera and a re-photographic of “now”and “then” imagery composed by using found postcards and creating a mirror image of their present day depictions.
Join us for a lecture by Valeria Schindler, FIU.
Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199