Reminder on French anti-Semitism lecture
“The Jewish Question in Post-Revolutionary France: Reflections on Jews, Jewishness and Anti-Semitism (1789-present)” is the title of a free program at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (April 29) in the University Union’s Christie Theatre. Author and researcher Gayle Zachmann, a University of Florida professor, is the guest speaker. She will discuss France’s history as the first European country to emancipate the Jews of its territory, and the contrast of the nation being plagued by anti-Semitism at various times in its history. The interdisciplinary talk is co-sponsored by le Cercle Francais student organization, the French program, and the Office of the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For full details, see our previous post.