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Efron to explore connection between medicine and Jewish identity, April 15-16

John Efron, a historian of science at Indiana University, will present two lectures on campus the week of April 15.

Efron is an associate professor of history and associate director of Jewish studies at Indiana. He conducts research on the relations between medicine and Jewish identity.

On Monday, April 15, he will speak on "Medicine, Modernity and the German Jews" at 4:30 p.m. in 211 Dickinson. On Tuesday, April 16, he will discuss "Orientalism and the Jewish Historical Gaze" at noon in 210 Dickinson.

Efron is a Stewart Fellow in Jewish Studies under the auspices of Princeton's Council of the Humanities . His lectures are being coordinated by the Program in Jewish Studies .

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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