Courses by instructor: Barbara Epstein
Barbara Epstein is Professor Emerita in the History of Consciousness Department at U.C. Santa Cruz and author on the history of social movements, including 1991 book (UC Press), Political Protest and Cultural Revolution: Nonviolent Direct Action in the 1970s and 1980s. Her most recent book is The Minsk Ghetto, 1941-1943: Jewish Resistance and Soviet Internationalism (UC Press, 2008). She has been involved in the socialist left since she was fourteen years old.
From the Bund to the Bern: Yiddish Socialism for the 21st Century
The year 2017 marks the 120th anniversary of the founding of both the Jewish Bund and the Zionist movement, and the centennial of the Russian Revolution. This auspicious convergence of historical dates, plus the recent ...