Photo Gallery from 2014 Symposium


Details on the 2014 Symposium

Conference Date: January 19-20, 2014

Locale: 800 George Bush, Corner of Dexter, College Station, Texas

Parking: Free

The Conference Hotel is: College Station Manor
Please call 979-764-9540. Reservations made under the name of Rabbi Peter Tarlow

Presentation times: See below

Cost: Please consider a donation

Luncheon cost: $10 per person

RSVP by January 15

Books for Sale: Speakers have been asked to bring their books to the conference for those interested in purchasing them.

Conference speakers and tentative schedule

A Tapestry of the Crypto-Jewish Experience

Day 1 – Sunday, January 19, 2014

Time Session Speaker/Coordinator
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Crypto-Jewish Board Meeting
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Dinner for Board and Speakers Rabbi Peter Tarlow Ph.D
Dr. Maria Ferrier
7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Break
7:30 p.m. -8:45 p.m. The Classical Face of Ladino Song–a concert by Los Bilbilicos Ruth Friedberg
Flicka Rahn
8:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Coffee and Cake

Day 2 – Monday, January 20, 2014

Time Session Speaker/Coordinator
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Welcome / Setting the stage Rabbi Peter Tarlow Ph.D
Dr. Maria Ferrier
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. The Rio Grande/Rio Bravo experience Dr. Armando Alonso
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. “Losing the Self:  Inquisitorial Scribal Mediation and the Paradox of Crypto-Jewish Autobiography” Dr. Hilaire Kallendorf
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch
Either at the Hillel Building ($10 per person) or on your own.
1:00 p.m. -2:00 p.m. “Writing Fiction About Crypto Jews: Identity, Appropriation and  Dolores Sloan
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. North African Jews in Disguise During the Holocaust: How Far From Al-Andalus?   Dr. Ethan Katz
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Enigmas of Identity:  Claiming Jewish Ancestry Five Centuries After the Inquisition  Dr. Marie-Theresa Hernandez, PhD
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sabbateanism and the Marrano Experience David ben Yosef
5:30 p.m. Closing
7:00 p.m. Speakers Dinner

Books Available

Books on Crypto-Judaism written by speakers of the event will be available for order.
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