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The Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies UM Presents

Calisthenics and Cows:

Monday, May 9, 2016
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Off Campus
The Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies University of Maryland Presents:

Calisthenics and Cows:  Creating Manly Jews in Progressive Era America

Professor Sarah Imhoff, Indiana Univerisity
Monday, May 9, 2016
12:30-2:00 PM
4116 Susquehanna Hall

Sarah Imhoff is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies at Indiana University.  Her Talk will be drawn from materials from her forthcoming book, Masculinity and the Making of American Judaism, which argues that American Jewish men in the early twentieth century were gendered differently from American norms, and that this masculinity helped acculturated Jews argue for the value of an enlightened Judaism

Please contact Debra Kirsch dakirsch@umd.edu or call 301-405-4975 for more information.
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