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Cancelled and will be rescheduled - Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Lecture in Judaic Studies “Cotton Capitalists: American Jewish Entrepreneurship in the Reconstruction Era”

Date: 12-02-2019

Time: 07:30 PM

Location: New location -Kelley Center Presentation Room

Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Lecture in Judaic Studies “Cotton Capitalists: American Jewish Entrepreneurship in the Reconstruction Era” featuring Michael R Cohen, author, Sizeler Professor of Jewish Studies, Tulane University.

In the nineteenth century, Jewish merchants created a thriving niche economy in the United States’ most important industry—cotton—positioning themselves at the forefront of expansion during the Reconstruction Era.

In his lecture, Dr. Cohen will analyze this niche economy and discuss its origins, arguing that Jewish merchants’ status as a minority fueled their success by fostering ethnic networks of trust.

Complimentary admission. Reservations requested by contacting the Bennett Center for Judaic Studies at bennettcenter@fairfield.edu or 203-254-4000 ext. 2066.


Related Web Site : https://www.fairfield.edu/undergraduate/academics/centers/bennett-center-for-judaic-studies/


For more information, contact Jennifer Haynos / 2066 / jhaynos@fairfield.edu