American Foodways: The Jewish Contribution
Information on lectures and events related to this exhibit can be found on the U-M Library events calendar. Recordings of events associated with this exhibit will be posted here as they become available.
Jan Longone's exhibit lecture from September 24, 2013 in the Hatcher Gallery (University of Michigan Library) is available through this link. The lecture can be simulcast with her slideshow.
Deborah Dash Moore (director of UM's Frankel Center for Judaic Studies) spoke on Reform Sisterhood cookbooks in her talk "Cooking Reform Judaism" and Avery Robinson spoke on "Luxion and Puddings: Kugel in America" on November 19, 2013. This lecture is available here. (Note: our apologies that some of Prof. Dash Moore's introduction was not recorded.)
Ted Merwin (Professor of Religion and Judaic Studies at Dickinson College) spoke on the history of deli in America in his talk "Where Harry Met Sally: the Jewish Deli in America" on November 20, 2013. To view this lecture, please follow this link.