Two Perspectives on Mordecai Noah’s Jewish Homeland
Date: April 16th, 2012
Place: University of Toronto
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 pm
“Noah’s Ark on the Niagara: The Intellectual History of Mordecai Manuel Noah’s Territorialism.”
Adam Rovner, University of Denver
“Mapping Ararat: Envisioning a Virtual Jewish Homeland”
Louis Kaplan, University of Toronto
Melissa Shiff, University of Toronto
John Craig Freeman, Emerson College
In 1825 Mordecai Noah proclaimed Grand Island New York to be a refuge for the Jews. He called it Ararat – the rest is history… and digital Art.
With field testing of Mapping Ararat: An Imaginary Jewish Homelands Project, on location on Grand Island New York.