2014 Jewish Studies Undergraduate Research Awards

The winners of this year’s Jewish Undergraduate Research Awards include papers about cinema and the Holocaust, the philosophical fiction of Isaac Bashevis Singer, and the distinctive contribution of the filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen to the Jewish comic tradition.

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Summer Workshop for Young Researchers in Jewish Culture and Identity

Two Literature graduate students — Katie Trostel and Shawna Vesco — have been awarded Fellowships of $3,000 each to participate in the Summer Workshop for Young Researchers in Jerusalem at the Van Leer Institute, Israel’s Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

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2014 Jewish Studies Newsletter Now Available

We are pleased to share with you the 2013 Helen Diller Family Endowment for Jewish Studies Newsletter. This newsletter is designed to bring you recent news about the Jewish Studies Program, including upcoming events, new programs, and recent publications.