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Denver,Colorado, August 2-4, 2009 Sent: Tuesday, June 09, 2009 5:04 PM Please join us at the Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies19th Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado, from August 2-4, 2009. *Program Highlights* Juggling Identities: Identity and Authenticity among Crypto-Jews. Seth Kunin, Stan Hordes and others. Crypto-Judaism as Historical Novel. Kathleen Alcalá, Mario X. Martínez and others. Keynote Address by Gabriela Böhm, filmmaker and a screening of her work, “The Longing”. Monday evening concert by Consuelo Luz, singer of Sephardic and Ladino music. Exhibit and panel by Sonya Loya, curator, with visual artist Gail Gutiérrez and photographer Peter Svarzbein about influence of crypto Judaism in their work. Reading and talk by Carol López on her play about crypto-Jewish women and the Inquisition. *Where:* Sheraton Denver West Hotel, 360 Union Boulevard, Lakewood, CO 80228. Phone: (303) 987-2000. The society has negotiated a discounted hotel rate of $109.00 per night. Please contact the hotel directly to make your room reservation and be sure to note that you will be attending the SCJS Conference. Please make your reservation by July 2nd to guarantee this rate. *What’s Included in Your Full Conference Registration Fee:* As our conference is densely packed with insightful speakers and lively panels, our registration includes most meals, beverages, and short-break snacks so that you do not need to leave the meeting to find a great meal. Specifically, it tentatively includes: Sunday’s dinner (mahi mahi filet) and dessert, Monday’s three meals (blackened salmon salad for lunch and grilled beef tenderloin for dinner) and beverages, and Tuesday’s breakfast. Kosher meals are available on request at an additional cost. See the conference announcement <http://www.cryptojews.com/> and registration form <http://www.cryptojews.com/registration09.lbi>. If you use Facebook, you can find more information about the conference at Facebook: Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies <http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=83640642433>