2019 Conney Conference on Jewish Arts—Converging Movements at the 92nd Street Y - 92Y, New York

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2019 Conney Conference on Jewish Arts—Converging Movements at the 92nd Street Y

2019 Conney Conference on Jewish Arts

The 7th biennial Conney Conference on Jewish Arts, in collaboration with 92nd Street Y, celebrates 15 years since its founding.

The 2019 conference will be framed within the historical context of the 92Y and will address the practices, histories and current state of the Jewish Arts across a diverse spectrum of genres and experience.

Featuring:

Comedian Judy Gold
Artists Facing Anti-Semitism: A Conversation with Judy Gold and David Y. Chack
Mon, Apr 1, 2 pm

Keynote Speaker Dr. Naomi Jackson, author, Converging Movements Modern Dance and Jewish Culture at 92Y
Moving Beyond Walls: The Y’s Resonance for Modern Jewish Artists
Mon, Apr 1, 11 am

For more information, please visit: conneyproject.wisc.edu.

Conference conveners:
Douglas Rosenberg, Professor and Chair of Art, UW Madison
Teryl Dobbs, Professor, School of Music, UW Madison
Center for Jewish Studies, UW Madison

National Advisory Board:
Chair, Ruth Weisberg, Professor of Art, USC
Richard McBee, artist and writer
Laura Kruger, Curator, Hebrew Union College Museum
Mathew Baigell, author, Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University
Judith Brin Ingber, Scholar, Seeing Israeli and Jewish Dance
Robert Skloot, Professor Emeritus, Theater and Jewish Studies, UW Madison

Download the Conney Conference program.

Judy Gold

Judy Gold has had stand up specials on HBO, Comedy Central, and LOGO …

Naomi Jackson

Naomi Jackson is an Associate Professor in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State University …