Event Information
American Jewish Historical Society Presents
Biennial Scholars Conference on American Jewish History - Roundtable
Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Is American Jewish History 'Exceptional'?

Length: 2 hrs 30 mins
Intermission: Yes
Seating: General Admission
You choose your seats when you get to the theater.

This biennial conference, organized by the Academic Council of the American Jewish Historical Society, will examine the notion of American Jewish "exceptionalism," or uniqueness, which has shaped conceptions of American Jewish history from its beginning. More than 40 papers will be given by a range of prominent academics from around the U.S., Canada, and Israel.

7:30-9:00: Roundtable: Is American Jewish History "Exceptional"?
Moderator: Aristide Zolberg (The New School)
Panelists: Jon Butler (Yale University), Ira Katznelson (Columbia University), Rebecca Kobrin (Columbia University), Beth Wenger (University of Pennsylvania)

Dessert reception to follow

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This event is general admission and no seating is assigned at this time. You will choose your seats when you arrive at the venue. Please view the 'More info' link to view if the venue is ADA Complaint.