WHAT: Please join the Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies at Portland State University in celebrating the publication of Dr. Nina S. Spiegel’s first book, Embodying Hebrew Culture: Aesthetics, Athletics, and Dance in the Jewish Community of Mandate Palestine.
The evening will include remarks and a conversation between the author and eminent sociologist, Dr. Calvin Goldscheider. Goldscheider is professor emeritus of sociology and Ungerleider professor emeritus of Judaic Studies of Brown University as well as Scholar in Residence at American University. Incorporating examples from then and now, the presentation will include film footage and a variety of images from the book.
A dessert reception and a book signing will follow the main event. Copies of the book will be available for sale.
WHEN: 7 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 24
WHERE: Smith Memorial Student Union’s Browsing Lounge (rm. 238)