Germans, Jews, & the Theatre

October 17th, 2016

7:00pm @ The Poetry Center

Guest Lecture by Jonathan Hess

Dr. Hess will explore the real and symbolic roles that the theatre played in shaping Jewish identity and the relations between Germans and Jews in the centuries before the Holocaust. Dr. Hess is the Moses M. and Hannah L. Malkin Distinguished Professor of Jewish History and Culture at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His forthcoming book is Playing Jewish: Theatre, Popular Culture, and the Liberal Imagination.

Event sponsored by the UA College of Humanities, Religious Studies & Classics, German Studies, Judaic Studies, and the Institute for the Study Of Religion & Culture (ISRC)

Join us for a pre-reception at 6:00 p.m. with speaker Jonathan M. Hess at the Poetry Center in honor of the Robert A. Burns Fund and conclusion of the 2016 Tucson Humanities Festival.