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Program News: UNIV1001 Spends Spring Break Immersed in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

With the generous support of a Global Experiential Learning and Teaching (GELT) Grant from the Office of Global Engagement and additional funds provided by the Program in Judaic Studies, the twelve Brown juniors and seniors in my seminar, “The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Contested Narratives,” spent seven days beginning shortly before Spring Break touring the land both peoples claim to be their own and hearing a wide range of Palestinian and Israeli voices expressing their understanding of the history of the conflict and the hopes and

(Distributed April 20, 2015)

Faculty News: Professor Adam Teller takes class to tour Jewish Poland

"Tour of Jewish Poland - Past, Present, and Future" - a collaboration between Brown RISD Hillel, Professor Adam Teller (Associate Professor of Judaic Studies and History), and the Taube Center for the Renewal of Jewish Life in Poland Foundation. The trip is a highly-subsidized opportunity to explore Jewish life in Poland with classmates from College Hill over spring break.

(Distributed March 26, 2015)

Program News: Undergraduate Essay Prize in Judaic Studies

The Program in Judaic Studies is now accepting applications for the Undergraduate Essay Prize in Judaic Studies.  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.  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.

(Distributed March 9, 2015)
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