At 9:45-11:45a.m., April 19, 2010, Professor Jonason Sarna from Brandeis University in the U.S. and Professor Ruth
Langer from Boston College gave lectures entitled “American Jews and Jewish past, present and future ”at Center for
Global Studies . Jonathan D. Sarna is the Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History in the
department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University and the director of the Hornstein Program in Jewish
Professional Leadership. He is regarded as one of the most prominent historians of American Judaism. Prof. Ruth Langer
is the noted Boston College theology professor. The lecture was hosted by Professor Guo Changgang, students from
department of liberal arts attended the lecture.