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Assistant Professor in Medieval/Early Modern Jewish History

November 1, 2021

Assistant Professor in Medieval/Early Modern Jewish History The Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) (https://history.unc.edu), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Medieval/Early Modern Jewish History. Applicants who work on Jewish … Continued

Nov 9 in-person event: The Nun in the Synagogue

October 29, 2021

The Nun in the Synagogue: Judeocentric Catholicism in Israel with Emma Polyakov, Assistant Professor, Religious and Theological Studies, Merrimack College   November 9, 2021, 5:30pm, Dey Hall, Toy Lounge [fourth floor]. In person event, no registration required.   In the … Continued

Course Offerings: Spring 2022

October 22, 2021

Jewish Studies [JWST] courses and other courses with Jewish studies content offered in spring 2022 include the gateway course, Introduction to Jewish Studies, both modern Hebrew and classical Hebrew courses, and the one-credit Confronting Antisemitism course. Plus, many other topics … Continued

Radical Stillness: Reading Velocity in Yiddish Anti-Fascist Poetics

October 19, 2021

Radical Stillness: Reading Velocity in Yiddish Anti-Fascist Poetics Morris, Ida and Alan Heilig Lecture with Anna Elena Torres, University of Chicago.   Remote Lecture: Oct 28, 5:30pm. Registration on Eventbrite is required; tickets on sale Oct 18, 6pm: https://radicalstillness.eventbrite.com   … Continued

Emerging Scholars: A Curious Daughter

October 14, 2021

Emerging Scholars: Lea Greenberg Oct 18, 5:30pm Remote via Zoom. Sign up on Eventbrite: https://curiousdaughter.eventbrite.com The Zoom link will be sent via Eventbrite to registered guests a couple days prior to the lecture, and re-sent again the afternoon of the … Continued

Wellness Day: Oct 12, 2021

October 12, 2021

In a message to campus yesterday, the Chancellor announced that Oct. 12th will be a Wellness Day for students and classes are canceled. Today and throughout the week, Carolina is offering a variety of resources to support the campus community. … Continued

Study Abroad: UNC Archaeological Excavation in Israel

October 7, 2021

Study Abroad: UNC Archaeological Excavation in Israel The Huqoq Excavation Project, led by the Center’s Professor Jodi Magness, has made exciting discoveries for several dig seasons, garnering considerable media attention. Learn more. We are very excited to get back into … Continued

Grants for Jewish Language Instruction

September 29, 2021

Jewish language instruction grants (award amounts: $200-750) Deadline: October 11, 2021 at 5:00pm Graduate students taking Jewish language courses/workshops outside of Carolina are encouraged to apply for a stipend to offset costs.  Funding is limited and preference will go to … Continued

A Message from the Chancellor: Confronting Antisemitism

September 27, 2021

A Message from the Chancellor: Confronting Antisemitism in our World   Dear Carolina Community, The recent observance of the High Holy Days by our Jewish community gave me an opportunity to reflect on the history of antisemitism both in our … Continued