Past Events

110th Anniversary of the Kishinev Pogrom, International symposium April 11, 2013 (Chișinău, Moldova)

Jewish Book Week, in conversation with Orlando Figes - 11am, March 3, 2013 (London)

Family Line-ups: Trans-generational Encounters in Family Photography. Exhibition participant. University of Bucharest – May 2013 (Bucharest)

Contemporary Jewish Writing, Panel Discussion at The Graduate Center, CUNY - December 6, 2012 (New York)

Writing Feminism: From Redstockings to Occupy, in conversation with Alix Kates Shulman and Jennifer Baumgardner, at The Graduate Center, CUNY, Martin E. Segal Theatre – 6:30pm, October 1, 2012 (New York)

Public Lecture: Between Lost and Found: Recreating a Jewish Past at Hillcrest Jewish Center - 10am – September 23, 2012 (New York)

Slide Presentation, Laydeez Do Comics – May 21 (London)

Public Lecture: Between Lost and Found: Pieces of a Jewish Past at the School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow – May 17 (Glasgow)

Writing Family Memoir, Panel Discussion at The Upper Wimpole Street Literary Salon - May 14, 2012

Public Lecture: Between Lost and Found: Pieces of a Jewish Past  Great Neck Library, Community Room, 159 Bayview Ave. Main Bldg., 7:30 – 9:00pm – April 11, 2012 (Long Island)

Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference (AWP) book signing at the Hilton Chicago Hotel, Northwest Hall, Booths 711- 713 - March 3, 2012 (Chicago, IL)

University of Chicago, Center for Gender/Race Studies - March 1, 2012, 12 – 1:30pm (Chicago, IL)

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Panel “Your Family Stories: Research, Writing, and Representation” – February 29-March 3, 2012 (Chicago, IL)

KGUN television interview - February 27, 2012 (Tucson, AZ)

Jewish History Museum, Jewish Storytelling Festival – February 26, 2012 (Tucson, AZ)

Barnes & Noble - February 24, 2012, 7pm (Tucson, AZ)

Jewish Genealogical Society of New York (JGS, Inc) Panel – February 19, 2012 (New York)

Washington, DC Jewish Community Center (JCC) - February 15, 2012 (Washington, DC)

Association for Jewish Studies (AJS) Panel “The Pogrom in the Cultural Imagination” – December 18-20, 2011 (Washington, DC) presentation

Association for Jewish Studies (AJS) Panel “Regarding Susan Sontag” – December 18-20, 2011 (Washington, DC)

Conversation with Lara Vapnyar, author of There Are Jews in My House at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - December 7, 2011 (New York)

Writing Jewish Worlds (panel) co-sponsored by the English PhD program, the Center for the Humanities, and MEMEAC @ The CUNY Graduate Center  - November 18, 2011, 4pm (New York)

Artists and Writers: Deborah Kass and Nancy K. Miller in conversation. The Segal Theater @ The CUNY Graduate Center – November 15, 2011, 4 pm (New York)

Conversation with Jonathan Boyarin, author of Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul at Book Culture - November 10, 2011, 7pm (New York)

Radio interview on Beyond the Pale the long-running Jewish politics and arts show on WBAI – October 2, 2011- Listen online at

Launch party at Girls Write Now – September 22, 2011 (New York)