Professor Xu Xin’s Lecture Tour 2005

January/ February
Professor Xu Xin will be lecturing throughout the U.S. in January and February, 2005. Following is the schedule for his first stop in the Chicago Metropolitan Area.

Saturday, January 8: “Lunch and Learn”
Noon Time
B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim,
901 Milwaukee Avenue, Glenview (847-729-7575)
Israel through Chinese Eyes: A special account of changes in the relations between China and Israel and the development of a new Chinese attitude towards Israel since 1949.

Tuesday, January 11 10:00am
Oakton Community College, Ray Hartstein
Campus, 7791 Lincoln Ave., Skokie (847-635-1415)
The Jews of China: from Ancient to Modern Times

Friday night, January 14
7:30 pm
Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation,
303 Dodge Ave, Evanston (847) 328-7678
Traveling Down The Silk Road Towards Judaic Studies: A personal account of how a Chinese professor became the leading scholar of Judaism in his country.

Following Chicago, as of 11/16/04 and subject to change:
Jan. 17 New York until Feb. 3, with visits to Montclair State University, Yeshiva University, and additional educational institutions.
Feb. 4 Possible lecture at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Feb. 5-8 Guest of Berman Center for Jewish Studies at Lehigh Univ.
Feb. 9-13 Guest of Baltimore Hebrew University.
Feb. 14-20 Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley