George Athas gathas at
Mon Mar 11 06:01:11 EST 2002

On behalf of the undersigned. All correspondence should be made with the undersigned.


The Fifteenth Annual Klutznick-Harris Symposium
October 27 and 28, 2002

"Food and Judaism"

 The Creighton University Kluztnick Chair in Jewish Civilization and the University of
Nebraska-Lincoln Harris Center for Judaic Studies announce the Fifteenth Annual Klutznick-Harris
Symposium, to take place  in Omaha, Nebraska, on Sunday, October 27, and Monday, October 28, 2002.
The theme of the symposium is "Food and Judaism."

 The Program Committee seeks proposals from presenters in all fields, and there is no limitation on
presentation topic. Some general suggestions include "Food and Jewish Identity," "The History of
Food and Judaism," "Food and Jewish Practices," and the like. Preference will be given to proposals
from individuals who have not presented at previous Klutznick-Harris Symposia. Support for
presenters' transportation and accommodation will be provided.

 Those selected to participate in the Symposium will be expected to make original oral
presentations of their material in a manner suitable to an audience composed of the general public,
undergraduate students, and other scholars. Audiovisual aids are encouraged. Presenters must also
submit written forms of their papers in a scholarly format; selected papers will be published in a
thematic volume.

For further information, please contact: Leonard J. Greenspoon (ljgrn at or Gerald
Shapiro (gshapiro at Abstracts no longer than one page in length plus vitae should
be submitted (via fax, e-mail, or hard copy) by April 15, 2002, to Ms. Adrian Koesters, Editorial
Specialist and Program Coordinator, Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization, Creighton University,
2500 California Street, Omaha, NE 68178, 402/280-2303 (phone), 402/280-1454 (fax),
akoest at

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