Antisemitism Without Quotas: How Anticommunist Politics and the Surveillance of Jewish Students Reshape an Understanding of American Antisemitism
Zoom Link to be provided
Weekly Monday noon gathering for Katz Center fellows and affiliated scholars featuring new research, reflections, and conversations connected to this year's focus on America's Jewish Questions.
Riv-Ellen Prell, an anthropologist, is Professor Emerita of American Studies at the University of Minnesota. Her most recent article was the subject of a roundtable on Jews and Economy in American Jewish History, Fall 2019, “The Economic Turn in American Jewish History: When Women (Mostly) Disappeared.” Among her publications are Fighting to Become Americans: Jews, Gender and the Anxiety of Assimilation, and Prayer and Community: the Havurah in American Judaism. She curated both the physical and web exhibit A Campus Divided: Progressives and Anticommunist at the University of Minnesota from 1930–1942, which launched a student movement.