Collection Number: 40283

Collection Title: Carolina Center for Jewish Studies of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 2002-2011

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 150 items)
Abstract The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies was founded in 2003 to support the interdisciplinary study of Jewish history, culture, and religion. Records of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies include clippings and other information on the founding of the center, informational materials for supporters and students, and posters and pamphlets promoting lectures. There are also video recordings of many of the lectures sponsored by the center.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Carolina Center for Jewish Studies.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Use of video materials may require the production of viewing copies.
This collection contains additional materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
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Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40283, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies in September 2005, October 2006, November 2011, and March 2019 (records transfers 20050929.1, 20061007.1, 20061030.1, 20110819.1, 20190307.3)
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies was founded in 2003 to support the interdisciplinary study of Jewish histroy, culture, and religion. The center offers undergraduate minors in Jewish studies and modern Hebrew and supports graduate students from various disciplines who are interested in Jewish studies. The center is particularly strong in the study of Jewish life in the American South. In additon to the academic program, the center hosts public lectures, film screenings, and seminars, and has an active outreach program.

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The records of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studeis include clippings and other information on the founding of the center, informational materials for supporters and students of the program, and posters and pamphlets promoting lectures. There are also audio and video recordings of many of the lectures presented by the center.

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Contents list

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38 items.
Videotape VT-40283/1

"350 Years of Jewish Cooking in America" #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." VT-40283/1

Joan Nathan, 15 February 2005

Digital Folder DF-40283/1

"The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls," 28 February 2007 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/1

Jodi Magness

Videotape VT-40283/2

"A Call for Candlesticks: What We Learn from Stories and Things" #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." VT-40283/2

Dale Rosengarten, 13 September 2004

Digital Item DF-40283/2

"A Call for Candlesticks: What We Learn from Stories and Things", 15 February 2005 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/2

Dale Rosengarten

Migrated from DVD-40283/1.

Digital Folder DF-40283/3

"Coming Home: Stories about Growing Up Jewish in Durham" 29 October 2006 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/3

Eli Evans

Videotape VT-40283/3

"The Emergence of American Judaism" #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." VT-40283/3

Johnathan Sarna, 4 October 2004

Digital Item DF-40283/4

"The Emergence of American Judaism", 13 September 2004 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/4

Migrated from DVD-40283/2.

Digital Item DF-40283/5

"Fabric of Survival: The Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz", 29 March 2005 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/5

Bernice Steinhardt

Migrated from DVD-40283/3.

Digital Item DF-40283/6

"Fiddler on the Move: Exploring the Klezmer World", 23 March 2006 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/6

Mark Slobin

Migrated from DVD-40283/4.

Digital Item DF-40283/7

"From Haven to Home: Celebrating 350 Years of American Jewish Life", 4 April 2005 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/7

Pamela Nadell

Migrated from DVD-40283/5-6.

Digital Folder DF-40283/8

"G.I. Jews: How World War II Changed Generations," 29 November 2007 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/8

Deborah Dash Moore

Digital Item DF-40283/9

"Gender, Antisemitism and Modern Jewish Identity", 26 September 2006 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/9

Paula Hyman

Migrated from DVD-40283/7.

Digital Item DF-40283/10

"The (Harry) Golden Era of Civil Rights", 18 October 2006 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/10

Stephen Whitfield

Migrated from DVD-40283/8.

Digital Item DF-40283/11

"History on Trial: My Day in Court with the World's Leading Holocaust Denier", 10 April 2006 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/11

Deborah Lipstadt

Migrated from DVD-40283/9.

Digital Item DF-40283/12

"Mesada", 8 November 2004 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/12

Hanan Eschel

Migrated from DVD-40283/10.

Digital Item DF-40283/13

"Morality and Universalism in Jewish Thought", 26 January 2005 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/13

Michael Walzer

Migrated from DVD-40283/11.

Digital Folder DF-40283/14

"Mysticism, Magic, and Rabin's Murder: the Pulsa DeNura Ritual," 20 March 2007 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/14

Zion Zohar

Digital Item DF-40283/15

"Passing the Torch of Idealism: Gertrude Weil as Southern Jewish Citizen-Activist", 21 March 2006 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/15

Joyce Antler

Migrated from DVD-40283/12.

Digital Folder DF-40283/16

"A Poet's Life in Warsaw," 13 November 2007 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/16

Piotr Sommer

Digital Folder DF-40283/17

"The Son of Man: A Jewish Life" 25 October 2006 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/17

Daniel Boyarin

Digital Item DF-40283/18

"Southern Jewish Activists: The Response of Nineteenth Century Jewish Women to Anti-Semitism", 10 February 2005 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/18

Jennifer Stollman

Migrated from DVD-40283/13.

Videotape VT-40283/4

"Southern Jews Before and After the Lynching of Leo Frank" #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." VT-40283/4

Steve Oney, 9 November 2004

Digital Item DF-40283/19

"Southern Jews Before and After the Lynching of Leo Frank", 9 November 2004 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/19

Steve Oney

Migrated from DVD-40283/14.

Digital Item DF-40283/20

"Understanding the Situation in Israel", 10 September 2006 #40283, Series: "2. Recordings of Lectures, 2004-2007." DF-40283/20

Jeff Apinner-Halev

Migrated from DVD-40283/15.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Jennie Clements, June 2010

Encoded by: Jennie Clements, June 2010

Finding aid updated for born digital processing by Nancy Kaiser, February 2015

Finding aid updated for addition by Jennifer Coggins and Gergana Abernathy, March 2016, and by Jessica Venlet and Laura Smith, April 2019

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