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Saturday, February 16 • 7:45pm - 9:00pm
Walkers in the City: Jewish Women Photographers Picture New York

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Starting in the late 1930s young Jewish women picked up cameras and began to walk the streets of New York, providing us with vivid images of the city from their own gendered perspective. This illustrated lecture takes us back to mid-20th century when a camera gave women a license to stare. What they saw and pictured presents a very different version of New York City than the popular versions in the press and on the silver screen. Please bring your smartphone or a camera.


Presenters
avatar for Deborah Dash Moore

Deborah Dash Moore

Deborah Dash Moore is the Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of History at the University of Michigan and the Director of the Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies. A historian of American Jews, she focuses on the twentieth century experience. She is the author of a trilogy: At Home in America (1981), GI Jews (2004), and To the Golden Cities (1994). Most recently, she served as the general editor for City of Promises: A History of the... Read More →
avatar for Shulamit Seidler-Feller

Shulamit Seidler-Feller

Shulamit Seidler-Feller is a photographer and educator in New York City. She holds a BA in Anthropology from Reed College and an MFA in Photography from NYU. Her work has appeared in publications such as The Jerusalem Post, amNew York, & the Forward. Her teaching experience includes work for SAR High School, the Jewish Community Relations Council, Brandeis Collegiate Institute, The Jewish Lens, Camp Ramah, & the Center for Alternative... Read More →


Saturday February 16, 2013 7:45pm - 9:00pm
Woodbridge ballroom level