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UM Frankel Center Event: Jewish Feminisms / American Visions: Perspectives from Fifty Years of Activism

March 13 - March 14

Cost: Free

“Jewish Feminisms/American Visions” will bring an array of pioneering and contemporary feminist activists to Ann Arbor to consider the role of Jewish identity in the framing and development of second wave American feminism.  During this symposium, activists from the 1960s through today will explore the significance of Jewish identities in the development of the women’s liberation movement and the impact of feminism on American Jewish culture, politics, and religion. In addition to conversations with veteran and newly-minted activists, the program will include a screening of the documentary “Heather Booth: Changing the World” portraying the activist career of and featuring comments by conference participant, Heather Booth, and a performance by violinist and klezmer music pioneer, Alicia Svigals.

Supported by the Distinguished Lecture Series in American Jewish Studies

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Start:
March 13
End:
March 14
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

University of Michigan Frankel Center for Judaic Studies
Phone:
7346158503
Email:
js-event-coord@umich.edu
Website:
https://lsa.umich.edu/judaic

Other

Event Area of Town
Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti
Organization Name
None
Open to the Community
Yes

Venue

School of Social Work, UM

1080 S. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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