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"Reframing the Conversation about Israel/Palestine in American Jewish Spaces"

When: Thursday, March 10, 2022
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CT

Where: Kresge Hall, 1515, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Nancy Gelman   (847) 491-2612

Group: The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings


The Jewish Studies graduate cluster presents:

"Reframing the Conversation about Israel/Palestine in American Jewish Spaces", A Lecture with Atalia Omer, University of Notre Dame

Atalia Omer is a professor of religion, conflict, and peace studies in the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. Her research focuses on religion, violence, and peacebuilding as well as theories and methods in the study of religion. She is a 2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellow working on a book tentatively titled Tweeter Prophets & The Harmony Business: Religion and the Violent Legacy of Peace. She is the author of When Peace is Not Enough: How the Israeli Peace Camp Thinks about Religion, Nationalism, and Justice (University of Chicago Press, 2015) and Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians (University of Chicago Press, 2019).

Students, faculty and staff are welcome to join via Zoom or in-person.





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