Teaching About Antisemitism in the Twenty-First Century: Questions, Dilemmas, Strategies

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Teaching About Antisemitism in the Twenty-First Century: Questions, Dilemmas, Strategies

A summer institute for advanced graduate students and junior faculty**

July 9-12, 2018

York University, Toronto

 

The Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies, York University, Toronto

The Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies, The University of Toronto

The Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Antisemitism and Racism, Tel Aviv University

 

Monday, July 9, 2018 

Introduction to the Problem

09:00-10:30 Introductory remarks – Organizers, faculty, participants, staff 

10:45-12:15 Historiography and definitions (Jonathan Judaken) 

12:15-13:15 Lunch 

13:15-14:45 State of the Field (Scott Ury) 

15:00-16:30  Jewish Self-hatred and the Study of Antisemitism (Sol Goldberg) 

 

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 

Antisemitism:  A Problem of Modernity?

09:00-10:30 Antijudaism/Antisemitism (Magda Teter) 

10:45-12:15 Ghetto and Emancipation (Kalman Weiser) 

12:15-13:15 Lunch

13:15-14:45 Antisemitism, Politics and Culture in Turn of the Century Central Europe  (Iris Rachmamimov) 

15:00-16:30 Panel: Politics and Pedagogy (Scott Ury, Magda Teter, Jonathan Judaken, Sol Goldberg) 

 

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 

A Case for Comparisons

09:00-10:30 Gender/Misogyny (Sara Horowitz) 

10:45-12:15 Racism (David Koffman) 

12:15-13:15 Lunch 

13:15-14:45 Antisemitism and Islamophobia (Lena Salaymeh) 

15:00-16:30 Zionism and Anti-Zionism (Jonathan Judaken, Lena Salaymeh) 

 

Thursday, July 12, 2018 

Disciplinary/Methodological Perspectives 

09:00-10:30 Philosophy (Menachem Fisch) 

10:45-12:15 Visual Arts (Doris Bergen) 

12:15-13:15 Lunch 

13:15-14:45 Political Science (Jeff Kopstein) 

15:00-16:00 Final Comments and Goodbyes 

 

** Please note: this is a closed workshop for invited participants.