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Kaplan Brauer Lecture: The Soviet Jewish Bookshelf

September 19, 2023

Our upcoming lecture explores the texts that Soviet Jews kept in their home libraries.   Kaplan Brauer Lecture in Jewish Studies with Marat Grinberg, Reed College Co-sponsored by the Carolina Center for Eastern European Studies October, 16, 2023, 5:30pm, in-person … Read more

Student Excellence Awards

September 8, 2023

NEW: Student Excellence Awards in Jewish Studies Offered for the first time in academic year 2023-24, the Center’s Student Excellence Awards in Jewish Studies will recognize Carolina graduate students, and advanced undergraduates, that are doing exemplary work in a subfield … Read more

Grants: Fall 23

September 8, 2023

The Center is accepting applications for the fall 2023 grant cycle. Applications for faculty and grad student research and travel grants and grad student Jewish language instruction are due by September 27, 2023, 5:00pm.   Eligibility: for Carolina faculty and … Read more

Fall 2023 Newsletter

September 5, 2023

The fall 2023 newsletter highlights our anniversary celebrations, new faculty and visiting scholars, upcoming lectures and programming, student profiles, our recent grant awards, and so much more.  PDF

The ritual and functional uses of Jewish cemeteries in Poland

September 5, 2023

One of the Center’s affiliated graduate students was recently featured in UNC Research’s magazine, showcasing her Jewish studies and Holocaust studies research. Her graduate research work has been supported by the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies.   Alison Curry is … Read more

Welcome New Faculty and Scholars

September 5, 2023

This fall, the Center welcomes five new faculty members and visiting scholars in Jewish studies.             Adam Cohn joins the department of romance studies as assistant professor and JMA van der Horst Fellow in Jewish Studies. He specializes in modern Spanish … Read more

2023-2024 Events Schedule

September 5, 2023

  Please join us for our upcoming community event series. Unless otherwise noted, all events are in person, will begin at 5:30pm and will be held in the UNC Sonja Haynes Stone Center. These events are free and open to … Read more

Lecture: Sept 12: Between Hebrew and Greek

September 1, 2023

Morris, Ida and Alan Heilig Lecture in Jewish Studies with Hindy Najman, Oxford University September 12, 2023, 5:30pm, in-person event. UNC Sonja Haynes Stone Center, Aud Directions & Parking in Bell Tower Deck ($1 after 5pm) Free and open to … Read more

Support services available

August 29, 2023

Students, faculty, staff, community members: Please take time to take care of yourselves and check in with your friends and neighbors.   Reach out if you need help: Please know that support is available and these departments stand ready to … Read more