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2011 Conney Conference Schedule

Schedule for all four days of the 2011 Conney Conference.

Tue. April 5

Time Presenter Title Location
5:00-6:30 Reception Hillel

Wed. April 6

Time Presenter Form Title Location
8:30-9:00 Douglas Rosenberg Speaker Opening Remarks Hillel
9:00-9:30 Nancy Peidelstein Speaker Kosher Continuum Painting Series: Portraying Wisconsin Reflections on Dietary Traditions Historically Related to Judaism Hillel
9:30-10:00 Gideon Klionsky Speaker Comments on Yankev Krakovski’s “Dos Lid Fun Leo Frenk” Hillel
10:00-10:30 Sarah Young Speaker Making it Meaningful: Feminism, Body Art and Talmudic Text Study Hillel
10:30-11:00 Phillip Katz Speaker LITURGICAL AND SACRED SPACE DESIGN Hillel
11:00-11:15 Break
11:45-12:15 Marc Tasman Speaker A Jewish Body: Soylent Green reframed as a Holocaust narrative Hillel
12:15-1:30 Laura Silver Workshop Knish Baking Workshop Hillel
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:30 Connie Wolf Speaker Come with Answers, Leave with Questions: Changing Dynamic of Jewish Life Hillel
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-3:00 Plenery Session: TBA
3:00-3:30 Tara Kohn Speaker “In the Penumbra: Reflections on Jewish Identity in and between the Pages of Camera Work 36” Hillel
3:30-4:00 Pamela Potter Speaker The Problem of Jewish Music:  Popular Perceptions, Scholarly Enigmas Hillel
4:00-4:30 Laurie Silverberg Speaker Exodus and Exile: Paul Dessau’s Oratorio Haggadah shel Pessach Hillel
4:30-5:00 Karen Goodman Speaker Dancing With the Stars: Considering Jewish Dance Meditation Hillel
5:00-7:00 Dinner
7:30 Karen Goodman / Sara Felder Performance Gates of Heaven

Thu. April 7

Time Presenter Form Title Location
8:30-9:00 Laura Silver Speaker/Performance Remembrance of Knishes Past: Food, Folklore and Fetishism Hillel
9:00-10:30 Judith Brin Ingber Speaker “A Look at The Forthcoming Book “”Seeing Israeli and Jewish Dance””: Three Authors Talk about their Researching and Writing.” Hillel
9:00-10:30 Yehuda Hyman Speaker Three Hasidic Dances Hillel
9:00-10:30 Dawn Lille Speaker Ethiopian Dance in Israel Hillel
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:15 Lisa Bloom Speaker Contemporary Art and Climate Change: Jewish “Ghosts” within Judit Hersko’s “Pages from the Book of the Unknown Explorer.” Hillel
11:15-12:00 Anya Liftig Speaker JEWBILLY Hillel
12:00-12:30 Plenery Session Discussion Extending the Reach of the Conney Project Hillel
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:00 Paul Von Blum Speaker Last Links: The Jewish Connection to American Social Realism Hillel
2:00-2:30 Paula Levine Speaker On Common Ground Hillel
2:30-3:00 Cynthia Rubin/Maya Escobar Speaker Jewish History for All: An Innovative Approach to Telling our Stories in a Multi-Cultural World Hillel
3:30-4:30 Howard Libov Film Screening Fourteen Stations (aka New Jersey 40.76N x 74.42W ) Hillel
4:30-5:00 Arie Galles Speaker DRAWING WITH ASHES Hillel
5:00-7:00 Dinner
7:30 Yehuda Hyman New/Old World The Mad 7 Morphy Hall

Fri. April 8

Time Presenter Form Title Location
8:30-11:30 Laurie Beth Clark Speaker What the Jews do Hillel
8:30-11:30 Sara Felder Speaker Juggling Tradition Hillel
8:30-11:30 Lauren Love Speaker Performing Jewish Nationhood in The Romance of a People at the 1932 Chicago World’s Fair Hillel
8:30-11:30 Stephanie M. Halpern Speaker Kate Bateman: Sanitizing the Beautiful Jewess Hillel
8:30-11:30 Jonathan Freedman Speaker Graves and Images: *Once Upon a Time in America* and the Deconstruction of the Jewish-American Immigrant Narrative Hillel
11:30-12:30 Community Discussion Discussion Where Are We At? Future Directions Hillel
12:30-1:30 Lunch