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Mar 29 2022

An Update and Discussion of New Trends and Topics



Join us on Tuesday, March 29th for a lively interdisciplinary discussion about Jewish Music in America. The program will feature a conversation between scholars Professors Sharon Avni (Linguistics, CUNY) and Laura Yares (Religious Studies, Michigan State University) with authors of a newly published collection of articles on contemporary Jewish music in the Journal for Synagogue Music. To prepare, please access the authors' video presentations at this link and/or read the original jointly-written article by clicking here.

Contributors to the article will be part of the discussion including: Galeet Dardashti (Indiana University), Jeffrey Summit (Tufts University), Uri Schreter (Harvard University, Graduate Student), and Mark Slobin (Wesleyan University, Emeritus Professor) will serve as the lead discussant.

This event is made possible by the Lowell Milken Center for Music of American Jewish Experience at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. It is co-sponsored by the Lou & Sybil Mervis Chair in Jewish Culture, Borns Jewish Studies Program, Indiana University Bloomington.

Professors Sharon Avni and Laura YaresProfessor Laura Yares Professor Sharon Avni


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