Below is a listing of Zelikovitz Centre events that have or will occur in 2021.

May 11, 2021: Author Talk with Judy Batalion
April 16, 2021: Annual Student Colloquium: An Interdisciplinary Discussion on the Academic Study of Religion
April 6, 2021: Virtual Lecture with best-selling author Emanuel Rosen
March 10, 2021: Virtual Lecture: Challenging Antisemitism in Contemporary Malaysia
March 7, 2021: Arnold and Esther Tuzman Memorial Holocaust Teach-In featuring Art Spiegelman
February 23, 2021: Shared Legacies: The African-American Jewish Civil Rights Alliance
February 18, 2021: Virtual Lecture with Allan Moscovitch
February 10, 2021: Virtual Lecture with Dr. Rohee Dasgupta: Cosmopolitics and Holocaust Education
January 27, 2021: International Holocaust Remembrance Day – “Glass Negatives”
January 21, 2021: Davidson Lecture with Annamie Paul


Author Talk with Judy Batalion

Date: May 11, 2021
Time: 7:00 PM EST
Location: Virtual (Zoom)
Registration: tinyurl.com/JudyBatalion (Internet Explorer not recommended for registration link.)

For more information, please consult the following resources:

Greenberg Family Libraries
library@jccottawa.com

Max and Tessie Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies
Jewish.studies@carleton.ca

Jewish Federation of Ottawa Shoah Committee
aread@jewishottawa.com

Centre for Holocaust Education and Scholarship
chesatottawa@gmail.com

Canadian Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants
cosheroff@cija.ca

To see the video from the May 11th event with Judy Batalion, click below.


Annual Student Colloquium: An Interdisciplinary Discussion on the Academic Study of Religion

Date: April 16, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST
Location: Virtual
Registration: https://forms.gle/UWmHMa5PGWE6yAMC7 



Virtual Lecture with best-selling author Emanuel Rosen

Date: April 6, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM EST
Location: Virtual
Registration: Email michaelabaxleaney@outlook.com

To see the video from the April 6th event, click below.



Virtual Lecture: Challenging Antisemitism in Contemporary Malaysia

Date: March 10, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM EST
Location: Virtual
Registration: Email michaelabaxleaney@outlook.com



Arnold and Esther Tuzman Memorial Holocaust Teach-In featuring Art Spiegelman

Date: March 7, 2021
Time: 1:00 PM EST
Location: Virtual
Registration: www.gratz.edu/teach-in

The Zelikovitz Centre is proud to partner with Gratz College for the online Arnold and Esther Tuzman Memorial Holocaust Teach-In featuring Art Spiegelman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning artist, illustrator and author of Maus, the masterful Holocaust narrative that tells the remarkable story his parents’ survival of the Nazi regime. The conversation with Mr. Spiegelman will be facilitated by Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D., Gratz College Board of Governors.The Teach-In also offers a workshop led by Gratz faculty on teaching Maus, and a special session with Mr. Spiegelman for Gratz students.

Learn more about the program and register here

Arnold and Esther Tuzman Memorial Holocaust Teach-In featuring Art Spiegelman POSTER



Shared Legacies: The African-American Jewish Civil Rights Alliance

Date: February 23, 2021
Time: 7:00 PM EST
Location: Virtual
Registration: https://carleton-ca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ENi0KeKGTNOzM159sTJSJA

To see the video from the February 23rd event, click below.

In celebration of Black History Month, the ZC showed the film Shared Legacies: The African-American Jewish Civil Rights Alliance followed by a panel discussion that explored civil rights from American and Canadian perspectives. Shared Legacies emphasizes what can be achieved when communities work together. The coalition between the African and Jewish American communities in the 1960s collaborated to end racial discrimination, racial segregation and to gain equal rights for African Americans under the law.

The evening was sponsored by the Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies, the Department of History, Carleton University, Temple Israel and The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Canada, U.S. Department of State.



Virtual Lecture with Allan Moscovitch

Date: Thursday February 18, 2021 (NEW DATE)
Time: 7:30 PM EST
Location: Virtual

Join us on Thursday, February 18th at 7:30 PM EST for a virtual lecture with Allan Moscovitch exploring Jews and the development of popular music in the 20th century. This event will take place over Zoom – please email michaelabaxleaney@outlook.com to register. Please note this is the new event date. 

To see the video from the February 18th event with Allan Moscovitch, click below.



Virtual Lecture with Dr. Rohee Dasgupta: Cosmopolitics and Holocaust Education

Date: February 10, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM EST
Location: Virtual



International Holocaust Remembrance Day – “Glass Negatives”

Date: January 27, 2021
Time: 7:00 PM EST
Location: Virtual
Registration: https://carleton-ca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_I6ISI_cZTpaYmACI04tM3Q

Hillel Ottawa, Vered, Embassy of Israel in Canada, and the Max and Tessie Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies at Carleton University invite you to join us on Wednesday, January 27th at 7pm for a virtual International Holocaust Remembrance Day Event entitled Lost Memory, Forgotten Lessons? Holocaust Education & the challenge of Antisemitism today : A Panel & Discussion of the film “Glass Negatives”.

This will be a virtual event. Click here to register.



Davidson Lecture with Annamie Paul

Date: January 21, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM EST
Location: Virtual
Registration: Click here to register 

Join us January 21, 7:30 PM to listen to Annamie Paul (Leader of the Green Party) talk about her experience as a Black Jewish woman in politics and the lessons learned.

This is a virtual event. Anyone interested in participating please register here.