Program in Judaic Studies announces Undergraduate Essay Prize

February 12, 2014

The award will go to the best academic essay written by a current Brown University undergraduate (regardless of concentration) on any topic relating to Jews and Judaism.  Papers that use interdisciplinary approaches are especially encouraged.  Guidelines:  Submissions can include (but are not limited to) a paper used in a course (revised or not), original research, or a thesis chapter that can stand on its own.  Submissions should be a maximum of 7000 words, including all notes and bibliography. Only one submission per student is allowed.  Email all submissions as either Word or PDF documents to  Questions?  Contact David Jacobson, Professr of Judaic Studies, Brown University, at 

Prize:  $500.  Deadline:  Friday, April 25, 2014 at Noon