David Myers

American Shtetl: My Path in Studying Kiryas Joel,  a Hasidic Municipality in Suburban New York

David Myer

7 p.m. Thursday, January 25, 2024

UC College of Law, Room 140                                      UC Uptown Campus, 2925 Campus Green Dr

 

David Myers, Distinguished Professor of History and holder of the Sady and Ludwig Kahn Chair in Jewish History at UCLA 

David N. Myers is Distinguished Professor of History and holds the Sady and Ludwig Kahn Chair in Jewish History at UCLA, where he serves as the director of the UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy. He also directs the UCLA Initiative to Study Hate. He is the author or editor of more than fifteen books in the field of Jewish history, including Resisting History: Historicism and its Discontents in German-Jewish Thought (Princeton, 2003), Between Jew and Arab: The Lost Voice of Simon Rawidowicz (Brandeis University Press, 2008), The Stakes of History: The Use and Abuse of Jewish History for Life (Yale University Press, 2018) and The Eternal Dissident: Rabbi Leonard I. Beerman and the Radical Imperative to Think and Act.  Most recently, he and Nomi Stolzenberg wrote American Shtetl: The Making of Kiryas Joel, a Hasidic Village in Upstate New York (Princeton, 2022), which was awarded the 2022 National Jewish Book Award in American Jewish studies.

Parking and Location

UC Uptown West Campus Map with Campus Green Garage Highlighted in yellow and College of Law outlined in red.

UC Uptown West Campus Map with Campus Green Garage Highlighted in yellow and College of Law outlined in red.

Directions for Parking at UC College of Law

2925 Campus Green Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45221

From Martin Luther King Blvd., turn onto Woodside Drive OR Campus Green Drive to enter the Campus Green Garage. You will receive a ticket upon entering. Please save that ticket. We will give you a second ticket for free parking and you will need both tickets to exit the garage. The Campus Green Garage connects directly to the west entrance of the law building. (Please see the UC Campus Map showing the location of our building and the parking garage.)

There is stairwell access from the parking garage to the building entrance - just a few steps up from Level 2, or a few steps down from Level 3. Please see the map and note that the garage is circled in yellow and the 2 entrances to the garage are marked with an X.