Upcoming Fall 2015 events in Jewish studies!
Tuesday, December 1, Graham Hall, 4:30pm
Jon Papernick, "The Terrorist Mind"
Canadian novelist and short-story writer Jon Papernick will discuss his new novel The Book of Stone about cell of extremists in New York and what motivates people to turn to political violence. The Jewish Book Council calls it "a terrifying novel that illuminates dark corners of those souls who will give their life for a cause without regard for their own suffering or that of others...an astounding exploration of morality and madness." Co-sponsored by the Program in Jewish Studies and the Department of English. For more information on Jon Papernick see the author's website at www.jonpapernick.com.
JEWISH STUDIES NEAR AND FAR:
See a great article from the Connecticut Jewish Ledger about a Canton women who spent the summer in the Valley steeped in Yiddish culture