2015: Daniel Boyarin, Did Jewish Women Have a Disapora? Rethinking the concept of diaspora and the question of women in Jewish history.
2014: Justice Daphne Barak-Erez, Law & Multiculturalism in a Jewish and Democratic State
2012: Jacalyn Duffin, The Queen's Jews: Religion, Race & Change in 20th Century Kingston
2011: Muhammad Abu Samra & Howard Tzvi Adelman, Torah and Qur’an in Modern Islamic and Jewish Thought: Tradition and Criticism
2010: Warren Bass, Support Any Friend: Kennedy’s Middle East and the Making of the U.S.-Israel Alliance
2009: Daniel Woolf, The Gnat in Titus’ Nose: Jews and the Writing of History from Antiquity to the Present
2008: Joel Sokolsky, The US, Israel, and the West: a 21st Century Assessment
2008: Samuel Heilman, Sliding to the Right: The Contest for the Future of North American Jewish Orthodoxy
2007: Howard Adelman, Getting Even: Boycotts in Jewish History
2007: Irwin Cotler Human Rights, Genocide, and the Pursuit of Justice
2007: Craig Kielberger (co-sponsored)
2006: Elie Wiesel (co-sponsored)
2006: Emanuel Adler, Changing Identities: The Road to Israeli Palestinian Peace
2005: Todd Gitlin, The Socialism of Fools: Anti-Semitism and the Left
2004: Edward L. Greenspan, Should Hate Speech Be A Crime?
2003: Janice Gross Stein, The Remaking of the Modern Middle East
2001: Donald Harmon Akenson, “The Lord made it luckily come to pass”; The Present Moment in Judaic Studies
2001: Barry Levy and William Dever Is the Bible Historical?
2000: Ruth Wisse, The First and Still Greatest Jewish Stand-up Comedian
1999: Moses Pava, Business Ethics and Religion: An Investigation from a Jewish Perspective
1999: Gershon Hundert, Poland and the Jews - Over the Millennium
1997: Susan Sered, Show Me You Can: Wives, Husbands and Israeli Rituals of Birth
1997: David Novak, The Human Rights Debate: Does the Jewish Tradition have anything to Contribute?
1997: Alfred Bader The Bible and Dutch Masters
1995: Norma Joseph & Elyse Goldstein, You Don't Know Me by My Title: Self Identities and Modern Jewish Feminism
1995: Robert Alter, The Achievement of Gershom Scholem
1994: Sylvia Barak-Fishman, Revisioning American Jews in Film and Fiction
1993: Irving Abella, Continuity and Anti-Semitism: The Paradox of the Canadian Jewish Agenda for the 1990s
1992: Ze'ev Mankowitz, Jewish Tradition and History: The Perception from the Post Modern Era
1990: Steven Katz, American Jews: Past, Present and Future
1988: David Weiss, A Judaic Perspective of Nature and Science
Sylvia Rosen, with the support of Merle and Philip Koven, Harvey Rosen and Sharon Monson, and Merrill and Wayne Rosen, has endowed a permanent symposium, seminar, and conference series in Jewish Studies at Queen University. The purpose of these programs is to stimulate a greater awareness for Jewish Studies at Queen’s and in the Kingston community, its role in the arts and sciences, and its relationship with general cultural developments.
2014: Rembrandt & Religion symposium
2010: 100 Years of Jewish Life in Kingston Upcoming Rosen Symposium
2004: Hasidic Tales
2000: Jewish Music 2003: Music, Culture, and Peoplehood: Jewish Soul and Jewish Song
1998: The Pharisee Symposium
1994: Judaism and Folklore