The Ghetto

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, Class of 1978 Pavilion, 6th floor

The Ghetto

500 Years after the establishment of the Venetian Ghetto, the University of Pennsylvania's Program in Jewish Studies, the Katz Center for Advanced Jewish Studies, the Department of Music, the Department of History, and the Center for Italian Studies invite you to a program on “the Ghetto."

“Ghetto: Metamorphoses of a Concept”
Daniel Schwartz, Associate Professor of History, George Washington University
TIME: 1:00pm

“Music for a Merchant”
The Swiss-Italian ensemble Lucidarium performs Venetian Jewish music of the Baroque era, evoking the sights and sounds of Shylock’s world
TIME: 2:30pm

DATE: Sunday, February 7, 2016
TIME: 1:00pm-4:00pm
LOCATION: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, Class of 1978 Pavilion, 6th floor

Free and open to the public. Please bring a photo ID to gain entrance to the Library. This is the 20th Annual Silvers Visiting Scholar Program, endowed by David, C’71, and Patricia, CW’72, Silvers.

For more information, please visit:
http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/jwst/events/2016/ghetto