Jewish Photographers of Modernity

Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 4:45pm to 7:00pm

Town and Gown (TGF)
665 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089

The USC Casden Institute and the USC Visual Studies Research Institute proudly present the 2017 Jerome Nemer Lecture featuring Deborah Dash Moore with a response given by Bill Aron.

Deborah Dash Moore is Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of History and Director of the Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan. A historian of American Jews, Deborah has published an acclaimed trilogy examining the years from 1920 to 1960, including the experience of Jewish soldiers in World War II. Her work regularly garners awards. Her most recent book, Urban Origins of American Judaism (2014), examines in lively detail how new religious forms emerged on the streets of American cities

Bill Aron is an American photographer known as an environmental portrait photographer and a chronicler of Jewish communities around the world. Aron’s photographs have been exhibited in major museums and galleries throughout the United States and Israel, including the Museum of Modern Art, the International Center for Photography, the Jewish Museum, the Chicago Art Institute, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Mississippi Museum of Art, the Israeli Museum in Jerusalem, and the Museum of the Diaspora in Tel Aviv.

Reservations requested – Space is Limited RSVP online at (code: NemerLecture) or by phone at: 213.740.1744 Please RSVP by November 1

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


University Park Campus



Free with RSVP. code: NemerLecture

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