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September 10, 2001 Contact:Anne Dybek (312) 996-8279; adybek@uic.edu



Samuel Heilman, Drobny Visiting Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will give a lecture entitled "The New Face of American Jewry: Entering the 21st Century."

"The Drobny program enriches Jewish studies at UIC by sponsoring public lectures, enhancing library resources and bringing distinguished visiting faculty to campus," said Carmel Chiswick, a member of the UIC Jewish studies committee.


Sept. 11
5:30-7:30 p.m.
RSVP: (312) 413-1898


Student Services Building
1200 W. Harrison St.
Rooms A & B


Samuel Heilman is the Proshansky Professor of Jewish Studies and Sociology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He has been visiting professor of sociology at universities in Israel, Australia, China and the United States and has appeared as guest lecturer in many more. He is the author of numerous articles and reviews as well as eight books, most recently "When a Jew Dies: The Ethnography of a Bereaved Son" (University of California Press, 2001).

The Jewish studies program at UIC, through the philanthropic support of Sheldon and Anita Drobny, sponsors the lecture.

For more information, visit www.uic.edu/las/jstud or call (312) 413-2506.

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