Professor Jeffrey Herf, author of the controversial new book Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World (Yale Univ. Press, 2010) will be delivering this year’s Roberta Barkan Memorial Lecture of the Jewish Studies Program, Purchase College SUNY on May 6. The lecture will take place at 7:30 PM in the Humanities Theatre of the Durst Family Humanities Building, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY. Admission is free and open to the public, no advanced reservations necessary. For more information call the Jewish Studies Program at 914-251-6516.
The lecture is being cosponsored by a coalition of Westchester-based organizations coming together for the first time to promote a community-wide event: the Jewish Studies Program of Purchase College SUNY, Hillels of Westchester, Westchester Jewish Conference, Westchester Jewish Center, and the Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center.
The Roberta Barkan Memorial lecture is one of the highlight public events of the academic year for Purchase College’s Jewish Studies Program. It is made possible largely through the generosity of the Smart Family Foundation.