2023-2024 Events & Programs

Black Americans, Jewish Americans Book Club - Session Two


Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Time: 07:00pm - 08:00pm

Location Virtual

Presented in partnership with the New Brunswick Free Public Library, the New Brunswick
African American Heritage Committee, and the Rutgers University LibrariesNew Brunswick 

Wednesday, June 5: The Human Stain by Philip Roth (Register here for Session One.)
Wednesday, June 26: Passing by Nella Larsen

Led by Donavan L. Ramon, assistant professor of English at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and the Bildner Visiting Scholar in fall 2023

In session two, Professor Ramon will guide participants in a discussion of key points and themes in Passing by Nella Larsen as well as comparisons between Passing and The Human Stain by Philip Roth. 

Please plan to read the books in advance of the sessions. It is necessary to register for each session separately.

Register Here for Session Two

NJCH wordmark BPresented in conjunction with an interdisciplinary symposium, “Black Americans, Jewish Americans: Historical Intersections, Collisions, and Passings,” and made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities