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Rescheduled: The Jordan and the Nile

March 10, 2020

The Jordan and the Nile – Rescheduled for fall 2020. The Center is pleased to co-sponsor this event, which was scheduled for March 2020 but will now be held in fall 2020 semester due to current travel restrictions. Increasing demands, … Read more

Forging Ties, Forging Passports

February 14, 2020

Forging Ties, Forging Passports: Migration and the Modern Sephardi Diaspora with Devi Mays, University of Michigan. March 2, 5:30p start time in Hill Hall, Moeser Auditorium. Free and open to the public. Directions/Parking. This lecture is made possible by the … Read more

The Beginnings of Historical Criticism

February 14, 2020

Academic Lecture with Michael Legaspi, Penn State University. On Embedding the Bible in the Human Past: The Beginnings of Historical Criticism February 26, 2020, 5:30pm, Dey Hall, Toy Lounge [fourth floor]. Free and open to the public. Details Though varieties … Read more

A Democratic Imperative

February 14, 2020

The Center’s graduate student, and current Goodman Fellow, is giving a lecture on February 21st, 4:00pm, Hamilton Hall. Free and open to the public. Daniela R.P. Weiner: A Democratic Imperative: Textbook Revision and Knowledge Production in Occupied Italy and Germany, … Read more

New Class: Confronting Antisemitism

February 6, 2020

  “Topics in Jewish Studies: Confronting Antisemitism” is a new, one-credit-hour course that takes a broad look at antisemitism in history, our contemporary world and on campus. The course examines the intersections between antisemitism and other forms of racism and … Read more

Grant Applications Due Feb. 21st

February 5, 2020

Thanks to generous private support, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies is able to offer grants supporting undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty. Applications are due February 21st, 5:00pm. Grants support faculty course development and research and travel, undergraduate study … Read more

Women, Gender and Judaism: Fall 2020 Capstone Course

February 5, 2020

Next fall’s Capstone Course: Theme and Methodologies in Jewish Studies is Women, Gender, and Judaism with Professor Andrea Cooper. Thursdays 3:35-6:25pm, location TBA. General Ed: CI   This course offers intensive grounding in key approaches to Jewish studies by examining … Read more

Madama Europa: A Jewish Soprano at the Gonzaga Court

February 3, 2020

Join the Center’s Jeanne Fisher in concert. The performance is called “Madama Europa: A Jewish Soprano at the Gonzaga Court.”  It is about Europa di Rossi, sister of the composer, Salamone Rossi, and features music by Salamone Rossi and his … Read more

Swastikas on Jakob Schiff-Straße: with Max Lazar

January 27, 2020

The Center is pleased to co-sponsor this event, organized by the NC German Studies, on Friday, February 7, 2020, 4:00pm, Hamilton Hall, Room 569. Swastikas on Jakob Schiff-Straße: The Aryanization of Jewish Street Names in Frankfurt am Main, 1933-1938 with … Read more

McLester Lecture

January 21, 2020

The Center is pleased to co-sponsor the McLester Lecture at UNC, organized by the Department of Religious Studies. This event is free and open to the public: Wednesday, January 29th at 3:30pm (DeBerry Board Room, 3rd floor of the Fedex … Read more