The Helen Diller Distinguished Lecture in Jewish Studies
Every year, we honor Helen Diller, whose generous endowment continues to provide crucial support to Jewish Studies at UC Santa Cruz, by hosting a public lecture on campus by an internationally recognized scholar.
February 20, 2019: James Loeffler: “The Right to Be Heard: Jews, Human Rights, and Global Democracy”
November 2, 2017: Marina Rustow: “The Cairo Geniza and the Middle East’s Archive Problem”
February 24, 2014: Steven J. Zipperstein: “How the 1903 Kishinev Pogrom Changed Jewish History”
May 8, 2013: Ari Kelman: “Learning to be Jewish”
February 16, 2011: Robert Alter: “Translating the Bible: The Wisdom Books”