Pepperdine Glazer Institute Speaker Series – Spring 2018

January 25, 2018 | The Pepperdine Diane and Guilford Glazer Institute for Jewish Studies presents its Speaker Series for Spring 2018. All interested students, alumni, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.

Glazer Speaker Series – Spring 2018:

“Religion in the Israeli Political System” | Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 10:00am-11:00am | Appleby Center 270, Seaver College

Presented by Kenneth Wald, University of Florida, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Samuel R. “Bud” Shorstein Professor Emeritus of American Jewish Culture & Society

“The Ghosts on the Wall: Meeting My Grandparents after their Deaths” | Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 2:00pm-3:00pm | Surfboard Room, Payson Library

Presented by Kenneth Wald, University of Florida, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Samuel R. “Bud” Shorstein Professor Emeritus of American Jewish Culture & Society

“Stalin and the Jews: Commemorating the 65th Anniversary of the ‘Doctors’ Plot” | Monday, March 12, 2018 | 12:00pm-1:00pm | Surfboard Room, Payson Library

Presented by David Brandenberger, University of Richmond, Professor of History (Ph.D. Harvard 1999). A Top Young American expert on Stalin.

“Israel’s Place in Early Postwar Soviet Foreign Policy” | Tuesday, March 13, 2018 |10:00am-11:00am | Appleby Center 270, Seaver College

Presented by David Brandenberger, University of Richmond, Professor of History (Ph.D. Harvard 1999). A Top Young American expert on Stalin.

Natural Science Division Symposium Lecture | Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | 12:00pm-1:00pm | Keck Science Center 130, Seaver College

Presented by Stefan Mendez-Diez, Bard College Visiting Assistant Professor, Mathematics Program

Challah Bread Baking with Holocaust Survivors | Monday, March 26, 2018 | 12:00pm-1:30pm | Fireside Room, Waves Cafe

Presented by L’Dough V’Dough, Museum of the Holocaust, and Rachael Fidler, Creative Programs Director, Museum of the Holocaust.

“Jews in Space”/ Natural Science Division Symposium Lecture| Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | 12:00pm-1:00pm | Keck Science Center 130, Seaver College

Presented by Jeffrey Hoffman, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Professor and Space Shuttle Astronaut

“The Future of Commercial Space Travel” | Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | 4:00pm-5:00pm | Surfboard Room, Payson Library

Presented by Jeffrey Hoffman, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Professor and Space Shuttle Astronaut