Where To?, לאן?

The Israeli Center for Digital Art המרכז הישראלי לאמנות דיגיטלית Where To? is an exhibition dealing with historical and contemporary lines of thought concerning the Jewish question. The exhibition returns to the history of Zionism, and through new artworks, asks to explore ideological currents developed and ultimately rejected within the Jewish question. This, while considering…

Mapping Ararat in the Jewish Daily Forward

““Mapping Ararat: An Imaginary Jewish Homeland Project” is the brainchild of multimedia artist and University of Toronto professor Melissa Shiff, her husband Louis Kaplan, a cultural historian at U of T, and John Craig Freeman, a new media expert from Emerson College in Boston. The project will be part of “Where To?” a group exhibit opening April 28 at the…

University of Toronto Event: Reanimating Ararat

Join us– Professors Louis Kaplan, Melissa Shiff and John Craig Freeman, as we present our “Mapping Ararat” work in progress. Also on the program is our guest from the University of Denver Professor Adam Rovner who is working on a book on Alternative Jewish Homelands and who will lecture on Mordecai Noah’s Ararat in light…

Center for Jewish History Conference

Our team was invited to participate in the international conference “From Access to Integration: Digital Technologies and the Study of Jewish History” at the Center for Jewish History in New York on November 9-10, 2011. This conference was convened in part to explore the ways in which digital technologies are enhancing the gathering and mobilization…

From Access to Integration

From Access to Integration: Digital Technologies and the Study of Jewish History,  An International Conference exploring new approaches to coordinating and integrating the digitization of Jewish historical sources around the world. Center for Jewish History 15 West 16th Street New York, NY 10011 Wednesday, November 9 Mapping Ararat: Research Journeys Toward A Virtual Jewish History By…

SSHRC Grant To Fund Mapping Ararat Project

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada has awarded an Insight Development Grant for the realization of  Mapping Ararat: An Imaginary Jewish Homelands Project. This is a two year grant which will fund the research/creation phase of the project.