PROGRAM NEWS: Judaic Studies undergraduate essay prize


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

(Distributed November 11, 2021)

FACULTY NEWS: Prof. Teller's book receives Honorable Mention for this year’s Kulczycki Book Prize in Polish Studies

Congratulations to Professor Adam Teller whose book, entitled "Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century", has received an Honorable Mention for this year’s Kulczycki Book Prize in Polish Studies awarded by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies for the best book in any discipline on any aspect of Polish affairs.   

(Distributed October 12, 2021)

PROGRAM NEWS: Graduate Student Awards

Graduate Student Research Grants - fall 2021


The Program in Judaic Studies aims to promote and support the study of Jews and Judaism across Brown University. To that end, we announce research grants for Brown doctoral students working in related fields. Funds may be used in a wide variety of ways, including acquisition of research materials, expenses related to presenting a paper at a conference, 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.

(Distributed September 21, 2021)

FACULTY NEWS: Adam Teller elected a fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research

Professor Adam Teller, Professor of Judaic Studies and History, has been elected a fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research (AAJR).  Fellows of AAJR — the oldest organization of Judaic Studies scholars in North America, founded in 1919 — are nominated and elected by their peers and comprise nearly 100 of the most distinguished and senior schola

(Distributed May 19, 2021)
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