The Holocaust at the Crossroads of Empire: West and Sub-Saharan African Approaches to African, Holocaust, and Jewish Studies

In this workshop, we discuss the state of African research and archival collecting on the subject of the Jews of West and Sub-Saharan Africa and their many complex cultural, spiritual, and economic engagements. We also reflect on the emerging interest among many African scholars in the history of Nazi and Vichy race laws, forced labor, […]

Jews and the American West: Violence, Race, and Masculinity

This webinar brings together David S. Koffman (York University), author of The Jews Indian, and Sarah Imhoff (Indiana University), author of Masculinity and the Making of American Judaism, in dynamic conversation with host Caroline Luce (UCLA) about Jews’ relationship to the physical and discursive landscapes of the American west. How did the American colonial project […]