Program News: Student Research Grants in Judaic Studies

The Program in Judaic Studies aims to promote and support the study of Jews and Judaism across Brown. To that end, we announce research grants for Brown undergraduate and graduate students working in related fields. Funds may be used in a wide variety of ways, including acquisition of research materials, traveling to research sites, etc. Preference will be given to those who have taken courses in or who plan to work with an adviser in the Program in Judaic Studies. Grant proposals can be for as little as $250 but should not exceed $1000.

(Distributed March 2, 2015)

Program News: Brown Judaic Studies welcomes Visiting Scholar, Thomas C. Römer

Prof. Thomas Römer:

The Brown Judaic Studies Visiting Scholar in 2015 is Thomas C. Römer, Professor at the Collège de France (Paris) and the Université de Lausanne. Römer is the author of many influential books and articles on the Hebrew Bible and the world out of which it emerged. He has been a visiting professor in Montpellier, Neuchâtel, Zürich, Pretoria and Managua, and Sackler Scholar at the University of Tel Aviv, among other honors. He will present a public lecture on Tuesday, Feb.

(Distributed January 16, 2015)

Faculty News: Prof. Adam Teller collaborates with international scholars to create the Core Exhibition of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

The Jewish Town:

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews (POLIN) celebrated the opening of its 43,000-square-foot Core Exhibition on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in Warsaw. Among those in attendance was Adam Teller, Professor of Judaic Studies and History, who has been part of an international team of 120 scholars involved in developing the exhibition since its inception more than a decade ago.

(Distributed October 28, 2014)

Faculty News: Prof. David Jacobson awarded Global Experiential Learning and Teaching (GELT) award

Congratulations to Professor David C. Jacobson who received a Global Experiential Learning and Teaching (GELT) award, administered by the Brown Office of Global Engagement.  The award will finance a student study tour of Israel/Palestine as part of his course "The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Contested Narratives" in Spring, 2015.  Juniors and Seniors may apply for admittance to the course by contacting

(Distributed September 11, 2014)
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