LIVESTREAM: Jewish Studies Role in an Increasingly Biased Academy
Monday, July 11th at 11:00 AM EST
The Jewish Studies Zionist Network is composed of scholars and educators in Jewish Studies who affirm that Zionism is a legitimate movement for the national self-determination of the Jewish people in their ancestral homeland. Founded by Jarrod Tanny and Adam Fuller, the newly formed organization is joined by 80 scholars of Jewish and Israel studies to combat mischaracterizations of Zionism and Israel that seek to discredit legitimacy of Israel and its suporters on campuses.
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Jarrod Tanny is Associate Professor of History and the Charles and Hannah Block Distinguished Scholar in Jewish History at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He is currently working on a larger study on Jewish humor in post-World War II America and its place within the larger context of the European Jewish past.
Adam L. Fuller
Adam L. Fuller, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations at
Youngstown State University. He is the author of two books: Taking the Fight to the Enemy:
Neoconservatism in the Age of Ideology, and Israel and the Neoconservatives: Zionism and American Interests.
Moderator: Dr. Brandy Shufutinsky
Dr. Shufutinsky is the Director of Education and Community Engagement for JILV and an ex officio board member. She has worked towards advancing the rights of victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault through practice, education, and research and is now focusing her advocacy on developing intercultural and academic opportunities to enhance liberal democratic ideals.