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

June 27, 2016

Ruth Adler Ben-Yehuda welcomes NAPH conference attendees.

Credit: Photo by Nick Dentamaro/Brown University

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. This conference received local support from Brown’s Scheuer Fund for Judaic Studies, the Office of Global Engagement, the Center for Language Studies and the Department of Comparative Literature.