Prof. Dorian Bell

Professor Dorian Bell awarded Malcolm Bowie Prize

Professor Dorian Bell has been awarded the Malcolm Bowie Prize for the best article in French studies published in 2009 by an early- career scholar. This prize is given by the Society for French Studies; the article is “The Jew as Model: Anti-Semitism, Aesthetics, and Epistemology in the Goncourt Brothers’ Manette Salomon,” Modern Language Notes […]

Anna Sapir Abulafia: “Doing the King’s Service: The Jews in Medieval Europe”

  October 8, 2010 | 5:30-6:30 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 202, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information Dr. Anna Sapir Abulafia is a specialist in Jewish-Christian relations in the European Middle Ages at the Lucy Cavendish College at the University of Cambridge. Her publications include: Christians […]

Nathaniel Deutsch

Nathaniel Deutsch Appointed as IHR Director

Nathaniel Deutsch appointed as the director of the Institute for Humanities Research Nathaniel Deutsch is an American religious scholar. He is a specialist in Judaism, Gnosticism, and early Christianity and is on the faculty of University of California, Santa Cruz. He attended the University of Chicago, where he received his Ph.D. as well as his […]

Museo Ketubbah

UCSC Approves New Major in Jewish Studies

Students at UC Santa Cruz will now have the opportunity to work toward a B.A. degree in Jewish Studies, beginning this fall. The Jewish Studies major will provide knowledge of Jewish thought, literature, art, and history–with classes taught by faculty across the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences divisions. UC Santa Cruz dean of humanities Georges […]