Bad Rabbi and Other Strange but True Stories from the Yiddish Press

Thursday, February 22, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Royce Hall Conf/Seminar - - Humanities Conf Room 314

Edward Portnoy Lecture

See below for additional information.

Admission

Free and open to the public.

Please register at least 2 business days prior to the event by calling (310)267-5327 or by emailing cjsrsvp@humnet.ucla.edu. 

Contact

Center for Jewish Studies
(310) 267-5327
cjsrsvp@humnet.ucla.edu

Additional Information

Edward Portnoy (Rutgers) received his Ph.D. from the Jewish Theological Seminary. His dissertation was on cartoons of the Yiddish press. He also holds an M.A in Yiddish Studies from Columbia, having written on artists/writers Zuni Maud and Yosl Cutler. His articles on Jewish popular culture phenomena have appeared in The Drama Review, Polin, and The International Journal of Comic Art. 

In addition to speaking on Jewish popular culture throughout Europe and North America, he has consulted on museum exhibits at the Museum of the City of New York, Musée d'art et d'histoire du judaïsme in Paris, and the Joods Historisch Museum in Amsterdam.


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