February 4, 2021, 12:30 p.m.
“Black and Jewish Multicultural Identities, and Anti-Semitism” will explore the possibilities and meanings that arise when black and Jewish identities merge. This event will feature a lecture by Professor Katya Gibel Mevorach from Anthropology and American Studies at Grinnell College. Gibel Mevorach holds a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from Duke University. She received her B.A. and M.A. in African studies from Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel. Gibel Mevorach is author of the books Black, Jewish and Interracial: It’s Not the Color of Your Skin but the Race of Your Kin and Other Myths of Identity, and she has also been published in several notable journals. She moved to Israel in 1970 after graduating from The Brearley School in New York and returned to the United States in 1991 to pursue doctoral studies. She was invited to join Grinnell College as a Scholar-in-Residence in January 1996.
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