Judaic Studies announces graduate student research grants

The Program in Judaic Studies announces Graduate Student Research Grants.  Graduate students currently enrolled in a doctoral program at Brown Universty are eligible to submit an application for a research grant.  The purpose of the grants is to promote and support the study of Jews and Judaism across Brown University.  Funds may be used in a wide variety of ways, including the acquisition of research materials, traveling to research sites, expenses related to presenting a paper at a conference, etc.

(Distributed September 2, 2016)

Course News: Professor Jacobson offers Wintersession 2017 course which includes course and study tour to Israel and Palestine

Professor David Jacobson is offering a Wintersession course, UNIV 1001 - The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Contested Narratives, which will include course study and travel to Israel and Palestine.  The course will run January 3-20, 2017 with travel dates on January 11-19, 2017.  In this seminar and study tour to Israel/Palestine, students will compare the radically different narratives that Palestinians and Israelis tell themselves and the world about their struggle over Palestine/Israel.

(Distributed August 11, 2016)

Faculty News: Professors Adler and Jacobson host National Association of Professors of Hebrew at Brown

Professors Ruth  Adler Ben-Yehuda and David C. Jacobson co-chaired the National Association of Professors of Hebrew at Brown University this June 2016.  The conference hosted nearly 200 scholars, teachers and graduate students in fields related to the study of Hebrew, such as the Bible, Hebrew language and linguistics, modern Hebrew literature and Hebrew pedagogy.

(Distributed June 27, 2016)
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