Course DescriptionEvery Spielberg history film has one grand historical scene. This lecture deals with Schindlers's List, Saving Private Ryan, and Amistad. Video clips be will shown from these movies and their historical accuracy will be discussed.
- Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
- Date: Tuesday, January 7
- Location: Friedberg Auditorium, Lifelong Learning Building
Member - $30
$75 for any combination of three events, members only
No Refunds Will be Given for One-Time Events Purchased Within a Discounted Bundle
Non-member - $35
One-time guest pass, Member or Non-member at the door - $35.
About the Instructor
Stephen Berk, PhD, is a Professor of History at Union College in Schenectady, New York, where he holds the Henry and Sally Schaffer Chair in Holocaust and Jewish Studies. He is the author of Year of Crisis, Year of Hope: Russian Jewry and the Pogroms of 1881-1882. Berk has written articles on Russian and Jewish history, anti-Semitism, and the Middle East. In 2010, Berk was designated an Israel Hero for his defense and advocacy of the State of Israel by JERNY, the Jewish Educational Resources of New York. In 2013, he was the recipient of the Citizen Laureate Award from the University of Albany Foundation.
Upcoming programs presented by Stephen Berk.
|Type||Number||Instructor||Course Title||Add to Cart|
|One-Time||WPL01072||Stephen Berk||Spielberg and History Tuesday, January 7: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm|
|4wk||W242A||Stephen Berk||Turning Points: Events, Ideas and People Who Changed the Course of HistoryTuesdays, January 14, 21, 28; February 4: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm|
|4wk||W242B||Stephen Berk||The Influence of Jewish Culture on Great Cities Tuesdays, February 11, 18, 25; March 3: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm|