The Shaol & Louis Pozez Memorial Lectureship Series in partnership with the Tucson J, welcomes Prof. Marc Dollinger to speak virtually on Black Power, Jewish Politics: Reinventing the Alliance of the 1960s followed by a discussion with Prof. Jerome Dotson, Assistant Professor, Africana Studies and Prof. Gil Ribak, Associate Professor with The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies. This event is part of a series hosted by the Tucson J, Amplifying Voices. Please register with the Tucson J https://tucsonjcc.org/amplifying-voices-series/ . Sliding Scale Prices Available.
When: Sunday, October 18, 2020
Time: 4:00pm (AZ time) 7:00pm (ET time)
You must register to attend | Sliding Scale Prices Available
To register visit https://tucsonjcc.org/amplifying-voices-series/
Please visit www.tucsonjcc.org or call 520.299.3000 for more information
Dr. Marc Dollinger holds the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies and Social Responsibility at San Francisco State University.
He has served as research fellow at Princeton University’s Center for the Study of Religion as well as the Andrew W. Mellon Post-doctoral Fellow and Lecturer in the Humanities at Bryn Mawr College, where he coordinated the program in Jewish Studies.
Professor Dollinger is author of four scholarly books in American Jewish history, most recently Black Power, Jewish Politics: Reinventing The Alliance in the 1960s. He has published entries in the Encyclopedia Judaica, the Encyclopedia of Antisemitism, and the Encyclopedia of African American Education. His next project traces his own experience fighting campus anti-Semitism at both right-wing and left-wing universities.
Dr. Dollinger is a past president of both the Jewish Community High School of the Bay and Brandeis Hillel Day School. Dr. Dollinger serves on the boards of the Jewish Community Federation, the Osher Marin JCC, and URJ Camp Newman. He sits on the California advisory committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, was named Volunteer of the Year by the SF Jewish Community Federation, and was awarded the San Francisco JCRC’s Courageous Leader award.
Professor Dollinger has spoken about his research on Don Lemon’s CNN-podcast “Silence Is Not An Option,” as well as the NFL Network and ESPN. Just for fun, Dr. Dollinger helped actress Helen Hunt learn about her Jewish roots on the prime-time NBC show, “Who Do You Think You Are?”