Join us in celebrating the career of Professor Waltzer!
Professor Ken Waltzer’s Big Bash Retirement Celebration
March 27 & 28, 2015
Read the Jewish News Article about Ken Waltzer
Professor Waltzer is retiring this academic year and Jewish Studies will commemorate his 43-year career at Madison and MSU with a welcome reception, thought-provoking panel discussions, special speakers, music, and an enjoyable dinner and social events.
Please join us as we honor one of the pioneers who helped launch the Jewish Studies Program
Friday, March 27, 2015, 5:00 to 8:00pm
All-University Welcome Reception
MSU Kellogg Center, Red Cedar Room
Appetizers provided, cash bar, music, and good vibes
Saturday, March 28, all day events
Ken Waltzer Retirement Celebration
MSU Kellogg Center
Breakfast, lunch, morning and afternoon panel discussions focusing on key themes in Professor Waltzer’s life and work. An evening reception followed by dinner with a roast and toast program honoring Professor Waltzer.
9:00am to 10:00am Continental Breakfast
10:15am to 11:45am Panel #1 – Urban America Today; Challenges and Responses
12:00 to 1:30pm Lunch — Keynote Speaker: Wallace Jefferson
(Urban ’85), Attorney and Former Chief Justice of the
Supreme Court of Texas
1:45-3:00pm Panel #2 – Higher Education Today and the Challenges to Teaching
3:15-4:30pm Panel #3 – History, Memoir, Testimony, and Human Rights: On the Joys of Working
with Difficult Knowledge.
6:30 to 10:00pm Reception (6:30-7:30), Dinner and Program
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