Visit us At 5th and Market Streets on Independence Mall


Then and Now: How 1917 Changed the World

Sunday, May 7 at 2 pm

Leading scholars discuss the interconnectedness and contemporary resonance of the major world events of 1917 and the themes of immigration, revolution, and Zionism. 

Speakers include: 
  • Jennifer D. Keene,Professor and Chair, Chapman University (1917 exhibition advisor) 
  • Tony Michels, George L. Mosse Professor of American Jewish History, University of Wisconsin-Madison(1917 exhibition advisor)
  • Benjamin Nathans, Ronald S. Lauder Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania 
  • Beth S. Wenger, Moritz and Josephine Berg Chair; Professor of History; Chair, Department of History; University of Pennsylvania; AJHS Academic Council; NMAJH Founding Historian (1917 exhibition advisor) 

$10/FREE for NMAJH and AJHS Members and PennCard holders

Presented with the American Jewish Historical Society and the University of Pennsylvania's History Department and Jewish Studies Program.

Event type:Lectures & Discussions