Center for Jewish Studies 2010-2011 Colloquium Series led by Vanessa Paloma.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
135 Nicholson Hall
Vanessa Paloma specializes in the oral traditions of Northern Morocco's Jewish community. Her work focuses on issues of identity transmission through women's songs in Moroccan Judeo‐Spanish.
She performs internationally and is active in academic conferences around the world. Paloma is a current Research Associate of the Hadassah Brandeis Institute and a former Senior Fulbright Research Scholar to Morocco.
A light lunch will be served.
Sponsored by: Jewish Studies, Sabes Jewish Community Center, Spanish & Portuguese Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Music