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      May 3, 2020

      Sunday  12:20 PM

      16483 County Seat Highway
      Georgetown, Delaware 19947

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      CANCELLED: Jewish Studies Lecture Series at Amy du Pont Music Building

      Please join us every Wednesday from 12:20 - 1:10 p.m. in 207 Amy E. du Pont Music Building for this year's Jewish Studies Lecture Series.

      This year, we have partnered with the Music Department to offer a lecture series entitled "Shalom Shanghai" about the history of the WWII Jewish Ghetto in Shanghai, which inspired the new musical Shanghai Sonatas.

      Co-instructed by David Winkler and Xiang Gao. All lectures are free and open to the public.

      February 12th: Introduction

      February 15th & 16th: Shanghai Sonatas performances as part of the Master Players Concert Series. Tickets available here.

      February 19th: Joyce Hill Stoner - My experience writing lyrics for a new musical after the Shanghai Jewish refugee research

      February 27th: Alan Goodson - Creating Shanghai Sonatas after my research

      March 4th: Conversation Day

      March 11th: No class

      March 18th: David Winkler - What life was like for Italian Jews in the same period

      March 25th: Conversation Day

      April 1st: Spring break - no lecture

      April 8th: Polly Zavadivker - Pre-Shanghai Jewish period

      Saturday, April 11th - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum trip - departing 8am, returning 5pm. Includes lecture by Jane Klinger, Chief Conservator at USHMM

      April 15th: Conversation Day

      April 22nd: Xiang Gao - Preserving the musical memory of the Shanghai Jews in the musical theater project

      April 29th: Conversation Day

      May 6th: Polly Zavadivker - Pre-Shanghai Jewish period wrap-up

      May 13th: Conclusion

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