RMJHS Livingston Lecture, "Denver's Early Jewish College Women" with Dr. Cynthia Gensheimer

January 20

12:30pm - 2:00pm

The Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society & Beck Archives, Center for Judaic Studies & University Libraries, University of Denver, Cordially Invite You to the 20th Annual John C. Livingston Memorial Lecture

Denver's Early Jewish College Women:

From Gefilte Fish to Suffrage, Sisterhood & Social Work

with Dr. Cynthia Francis Gensheimer

January 20th, 2019

Sunday, 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Fisher Hall @ BMH/BJ Synagogue

560 S. Monaco Pkwy., Denver, CO 80224


Contact RMJHS at (303) 871-3016 or [email protected]

Light refreshments will be served.

Cynthia Francis Gensheimer, Ph.D., is an economist who studies nineteenth-century American Jewish women's history. She analyzed tax policy at the Congressional Budget Office and taught economics at Vassar College. As an outgrowth of her work in Kansas City’s Jewish community, she became fascinated with the history of American Jewish philanthropy. Cynthia received the American Jewish Archives’ Bernard and Audre Rapoport Fellowship and has published two recent articles in American Jewish History. She is now working on a book about the benevolence of 19th century Midwestern American Jewish women.

The Livingston Lecture is made possible, in part, with the generous support of Nancy Livingston and the Faye and Charles Schayer Endowment Fund.