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Sunday, December 8 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Jews & Punk: From Genesis to Kings

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Steven Lee Beeber and Michael Croland will trace the Jewish history of punk, the most Jewish of rock movements. Beeber reveals the music's origins in Jewish humor and the American Jewish experience, while Croland explores ways a new generation uses it to connect with Jewish culture and religious beliefs.


Steven Lee Beeber

Steven Lee Beeber is the author of The Heebie-Jeebies at CBGB's: A Secret History of Jewish Punk, the editor of AWAKE! A Reader for the Sleepless, and associate editor of the literary journal, Conduit. His work has appeared in The Paris Review, Harper's, Fiction, Spin, MOJO, The New York Times, and elsewhere.

Michael Croland

Michael Croland ran the blog heebnvegan from 2005 to 2010, where he wrote about Judaism, animal protection, and punk rock.  He has also written for the Forward, New Voices, and the New Vilna Review.  He has presented about Jewish punk at Limmud NY.  He is currently writing an academic book about Jewish punk.

Sunday December 8, 2013 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Leffell Conference Room

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