Global Day of Learning
Join JWA as we celebrate the launch of the expanded and renamed Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women. From Sunday, June 27, through Monday, June 28, six webinars presented by expert scholars will showcase the evolution of the Encyclopedia and provide a taste of the new content. Register once and attend as many sessions as you’d like.
Suggested $18 donation for those able to contribute.
- June 27, 12:00 p.m. ET
Panel discussion: The (R)evolution and Impact of the Encyclopedia of Jewish Women, 1995–2021, with Deborah Dash Moore, David Ellenson, Rachel Harris, Alma Heckman, and Jennifer Sartori, moderated by Judith Rosenbaum
- June 27 at 2:00 p.m. ET
Mizrahi Feminism: Major Debates, with Henriette Dahan Kalev, professor emerita at Ben Gurion University
- June 27 at 4:00 p.m. ET
Drawing Their Lives: Jewish Women & Comics, with Tahneer Oksman, writer, teacher, and scholar of literature and visual culture
- June 27 at 8:00 p.m. ET
The Journeys of Cuban-Jewish Women, with Ruth Behar, the Victor Haim Perera Collegiate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan and the author of several books, including An Island Called Home: Returning to Jewish Cuba and the novel Letters from Cuba
- June 28, 10:00 a.m. ET
Queer Dreams of Jewish Women's Poetry, with Zohar Weiman-Kelman, senior lecturer at Ben Gurion University's Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics and author of Queer Expectations: A Genealogy of Jewish Women's Poetry
- June 28, 12:00 p.m. ET
Reflections of a Feminist Pioneer in Israel: a conversation with Alice Shalvi, Israeli feminist activist, educator, and scholar
- Register here.