Highlights of papers given at conferences.
SCJS Conference reports This year‟s annual Society of Crypto-Judaic Studies (SCJS) conference took place August 1-3, 2010 at the hotel Hilton Palacio Del Rio in San Antonio, Texas. The conference not only enriched us intellectually, socially, and culturally, but artistically as well. Besides lectures and discussions, it featured an exhibition of works by three visual […]
Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies 21st Annual Conference Program August 7-9, 2011 Crowne Plaza Hotel, San Diego Sunday, August 7, 2011 4:00–5:00 pm Registration 5:00 Welcome Seth Ward, University of Wyoming, Program Chair Gloria Trujillo, VP for Conferences Dolores Sloan, Mount St. Mary’s College, President 5:15-6:15 Session One. Chair: Erin Graff Zivin, University of Southern California […]
Just two weeks after SCJS held its annual conference in Miami Beach, a similar conference convened in El Paso, TX, August 19-21. Titled “The Sephardic Anousim Conference,” it was hosted by local Congregation B’nai Zion. El Paso is a city with a strong crypto-Jewish presence and Rabbi Stephen A. Leon of Congegation B’nai Zion has […]