In the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, we're dedicated to helping students acquire the skills and knowledge to become independent thinkers, lifelong learners, and responsible citizens.
What would you like to do?
Why is this Book Different than all Other Books? A Glimpse into the Changing Imagery of the Illustrated Haggadah
Monday, April 22nd, 2019
12:15 PM - 01:45 PM
Stamford CampusMPR 108
Lunch will be served.
The talk is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the UConn Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life. If you require an accommodation, please contact Stamford Coordinator for Judaic Studies Professor Fred Roden at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-251-8559.
About the Talk:
Several image cycles and representations in the Passover Haggadah will be examined, beginning from medieval manuscript illumination through the 20th century. Special attention will be placed on the representation of the 4 sons, order of the seder, and ceremonial foods.
About the Speaker:
Warren Klein has been the curator of the Herbert and Eileen Bernard Museum of Judaica at Temple Emanu-El since 2013. His exhibitions have included graphic posters, contemporary Jewish wedding gowns, Golda Meir, and, most recently, Jews and Chocolate. Previously, he worked at the JTS Library, Skirball Museum in Los Angeles, Magnes Museum in Berkeley, and several private collections in New York. He holds an MA in Jewish Art from the Jewish Theological Seminary and a BA in the History of Art from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Storrs CampusKonover Auditorium, Dodd
Saturday, May 4th, 2019
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Storrs CampusGreat Hall, Alumni Center
Hot and Cold Hors D'oeuvres, Cash Bar (Beer and Wine)
Undergraduate Student Awards
Distinguished Alumnus Address - Dr. Dwayne Proctor, Senior
Adviser to the President, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Student Farewell Address
RubyFruit - Acapella Performance
Checking out a career event, connecting with alumni, and fine-tuning your social media presence are among the five easy steps all CLAS students can take this spring to prepare for life after college.Read More »