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  • Join Us: Events 2022-2023

    Events Schedule 2022-2023: Please save the dates and join us next year for our upcoming events program, including a special performance on March 2nd to celebrate the Center’s 20th anniversary. Event details will be posted in late summer.   Sept … Continued

  • Class of 2022

    Congratulations to the class of 2022! Especially to those with the RELI/JWST major, a minor in Jewish studies or Hebrew, or a graduate certificate in Jewish studies… and all the students that have participated in our courses and programming.   … Continued

  • DTH Article on Dr. Rosenmeyer

    Learn more about our incoming faculty director and the Center’s plans for the future in this Daily Tar Heel article: Patricia Rosenmeyer named director for the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies By Keerthana Gotur May 3, 2022 | 12:51pm EDT … Continued

  • Incoming Director: Patricia Rosenmeyer

    A Message from the Dean’s Office, College of Arts and Sciences I am pleased to share that Professor Patricia Rosenmeyer will be the next director of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, effective July 1. Rosenmeyer will hold the Seymour … Continued

  • NEW EVENT: Yiddish Culture and Jewish History in Ukraine

    Reflections in a Time of War: Yiddish Culture and Jewish History in Ukraine The community is invited to join this online event featuring a panel of speakers, including musician Daniel Kahn. This event will be remote, via Zoom.  Registration required … Continued

  • JWST Course Offerings: Summer & Fall 2022

    Jewish Studies [JWST] courses and other courses with Jewish studies content offered in Maymester, summer I & II and fall 2022 include Religion, Culture and Politics in Israel, Germans, Jews, and the History of Anti-Semitism, and Introduction to Early Judaism. … Continued

  • UNC Giving Day: Mar 29th

    Carolina’s fifth Giving Day is Tuesday, March 29, 2022. As a friend of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, we hope you will consider making your gift to support the Center during this one-day event. Please learn more about the … Continued

  • Mar 30 & 31: The Objects that Remain

    The Center is pleased to co-sponsor the 2022 McLester Colloquium, hosted by the Department of Religious Studies. Laura Levitt, Temple University will give the McLester talk on March 30th and a classroom/community seminar on March 31st. March 30, 3:30pm, McLester … Continued

  • Mar 29: filmmaker Avner Faingulernt

    We are pleased to co-sponsor film screenings and discussions with filmmaker Avner Faingulernt. Events are in-person at UNC and Duke University. Free and open to the public, no registration required. Schedule of events at Carolina:   Tuesday, March 29, 12:30-1:45pm: … Continued

  • March 21: Too Long, Too Foreign. . . Too Jewish

    Join us March 21st, 7pm, for this year’s Sylvia and Irving Margolis Lecture on the Jewish Experience   Too Long, Too Foreign. . . Too Jewish:  Antisemitism, upward mobility, and name changing in New York City, 1917-1945 with Kirsten Fermaglich, … Continued

  • Dissertation Fellow: 2022-23

    Congratulations to Emily Branton, graduate student in the Department of Religious Studies, who was awarded the Center’s Dissertation Completion Fellowship for next academic year. Emily’s dissertation is titled: “Words that Stand: Efficacious Speech in Ancient Israel” and her advisor is … Continued

  • Spring Events

    We are hosting and co-sponsoring a variety of events in the upcoming weeks, including in-person, hybrid and remote options. We are also inviting the public to join some classes this semester when we have a visiting speaker. There is something … Continued

  • Study Abroad in Huqoq: Summer 2022

    Join us on the June 2022 excavations at Huqoq in Israel   Since 2011, excavations directed by Professor Jodi Magness (Religious Studies) at the ancient village of Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee have been bringing to light a monumental, Late Roman … Continued

  • Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Event : How Healers Became Killers

    Our first lecture of the spring semester is our Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Event January 24, 2022 at 5:30 pm, remote/Zoom, free and open to the public.   How Healers Became Killers: German Physicians and the Nazi ‘Euthanasia’ Program with … Continued

  • Accepting Nominations: Grad Student Recruitment Fellowship/Grants

    The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies is pleased to offer fellowships and top up grants for incoming graduate students who have academic and research interests related to the field of Jewish Studies. For graduate students planning to start at Carolina … Continued

  • Accepting Applications: Dissertation Fellowship

    The Center is now accepting applications for the 2022-23 Dissertation Completion Fellowship Deadline: January 19, 2022 at 5:00pm This  non-service fellowship supports a promising Carolina graduate student working in Jewish Studies in the advanced stages of his or her career … Continued

  • Video: Programs for Undergrads

    The Center’s Lori and Eric Sklut Undergraduate Intern in Jewish Studies has created a short video for other undergraduates interested in academic courses and major/minors, the Center’s events program, Study Abroad opportunities, and grants program.   View on our YouTube … Continued

  • Recruiting Three Faculty Positions in Jewish Studies

    Three Faculty Positions in Jewish Studies The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is excited to announce three faculty recruitments to promote a deeper understanding of Jewish history, culture and thought.  The … Continued

  • Women’s and Gender Studies

    Assistant Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies   The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies (WGST) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) seeks to appoint, beginning Fall of academic year 2022-23, a tenure-track Assistant Professor whose … Continued

  • Assistant Professor in East European Studies

    Assistant Professor in East European Studies   The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (http://gsll.unc.edu/) invites applications for a full-time tenure track position: Assistant Professor in East European Jewish … Continued

  • Assistant Professor in Medieval/Early Modern Jewish History

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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