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Stars of David: The Jewish Experience in American Cinema A research conference organized by Film and Media Studies and Jewish Studies at Arizona State University. Download: Program (PDF) | Poster (PDF) November 16-17, 2008 Free and open to the public. To R.S.V.P., e-mail Jewish Studies or call (480) 727-6906.
Special thanks to Ken Smith for his support of this conference.
Sunday, November 16 Lattie F. Coor Hall, 170
7:00-10:00 p.m. A Forgotten Masterpiece of American Jewish Cinema Screening and Discussion of His People (1925) Lester Friedman (Hobart and William Smith Colleges) Screening and discussion is free and open to the community. No RSVP required.
Monday, November 17 Sessions: Memorial Union, Alumni Lounge (202)
9:00-10:00 a.m. Hollywood Moguls During the Nazi Era Thomas Doherty (Brandeis University)
10:15-11:15 a.m. Jewish Immigrant Directors and their Impact on American Cinema Catherine Portuges (University of Massachusetts)
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 9/11 Imagery Through the Lens of Holocaust Imagery David Sterritt (Christian Science Monitor)
12:30-2:00 p.m. Lunch Memorial Union, Cochise (228)
2:00-3:00 p.m. Who Was Buddy Love?: creen Performance and Jewish Experience Murray Pomerance (Ryerson University)
3:15-4:15 p.m. Assimilating Streisand: Too Much and Not Enough Vivian Sobchack (University of California, Los Angeles) 4:30-5:30 p.m. Roundtable Chair: Lester Friedman Panelists: Conference Presenters