Events

Current Events and Programs

Meet and hear Dolores Sloan at an event near you. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.

March 21, 2010

Los Angeles, CA

“The Sephardic Jews of Spain and Portugal: Resilient, Resourceful, Resurgent,”
Avahat Torah Congregation, a salon, 1-3 pm
RSVP and Info: Rena, 310-450-5225

January 19-21

College Station, TX

“Writing Fiction About Crypto Jews: Identity, Appropriation and Agency”
Texas A&M Hillel’s Annual Con­fer­ence on Crypto-Jewish Life, A Tapestry of the Crypto-Jewish Experience, Seibel Center for Crypto-Jewish Studies and Hispanic Relations, 800 George Bush Drive.  Reservations and information: ptarlow@tamuhillel.org or www.hispanicjews.com; free, donation appreciated.

April 8-9

College Station, TX

“The Sephardic Jews: from Iberia to the New World”
Texas A&M’s Annual Conference on Crypto-Jewish Life, Manor House Inn, 2504 Texas Ave. S., April 8, 1-2 pm
Reservations: 800-231-4100; Info: Sue, 979-696-7313; free, donation appreciated

Past events

February 6, 2010

Austin, TX

“The Sephardic Jews of Spain and Portugal: Models in Early Modern Feminism,”
with Author Kathleen Alcalá at Bookwoman

February 4, 2010

Austin, TX

“The Sephardic Jews: from Iberia to the New World and Texas,”
Lunch and Learn at the Jewish Community Association

January 29, 2010

Laguna Beach, CA

“The Sephardic Jews of Spain and Portugal: A Legacy of Fact and Legend,”
Orange County Society for Humanistic Judaism at Laguna Woods Village

December 19, 2009

Los Angeles, CA

“The Ninth Night of Hanukah! A Sephardic Concert and Celebration,”
with musical artist Judith Cohen, provide folk tales, poetry and historical background at Workmen’s Circle and cosponsor Sephardic Singles Havurah

October 25, 2009

Los Angeles, CA

“The Sephardic Jews of Spain and Portugal: A Legacy of Fact and Legend,”
speaker at Workmen’s Circle

October 17, 2009

Albuquerque, NM

“The Sephardic Jews of Spain and Portugal: Survival of an Imperiled Culture in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries,”
speaker at National Hispanic Cultural Center

October 16, 2009

Santa Fe, NM

“The Sephardic Jews of Spain and Portugal: Lessons in Resilience and Resourcefulness,”
Shabbat speaker at Congregation Beit Tikva

October 15, 2009

Santa Fe, NM

“The Sephardic Jews of Spain and Portugal: A Legacy of Fact and Legend,”
class for Congregation HaMakom Continuing Education Program

August 3, 2009

Denver, CO

“History Through the Lens of Memory: Writing About the Sephardic Jews of the Past for Crypto Jews of the Present,”
speaker, panelist at Nineteenth Annual Conference, Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies

July 31, 2009

El Paso, TX

“Honoring the Sacred Memories: In Praise of the Ancestors,”
keynote address, Sixth Sephardic Anousim Conference

July 26, 2009

Albuquerque, NM

“Honoring the Ancestors of Many New Mexicans,”
speaker, reading and signing at Jewish Community Center

July 17, 2009

Santa Fe, NM

“Honoring the Ancestors of Many New Mexicans,”
speaker, reading and signing at Garcia Street Books

March 20, 2009

Los Angeles, CA

“Homage to a Resourceful and Resilient People,” Book launch:
speaker, panel facilitator with Rae Cohen, Raquel Bensimon and Arthur Benveniste at Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel

March 14-15, 2009

Phoenix, AZ

“The Sephardic Jews of Spain and Portugal,”
meet the author at performances of PARTED WATERS, Arizona Jewish Theatre Company

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