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  • A message from University leaders on campus protests

    Read the statement issued April 30th by Interim Chancellor Lee H. Roberts and Provost J. Christopher Clemens.   Additional messages can be viewed on the messages page on the Office of the Chancellor  webpage.

  • Fiction as History, History as Fiction

    MONDAY, April 15: Fiction as History, History as Fiction: a Novel about Nazi Looted Art with Keohane Distinguished Visiting Professor Brett Ashley Kaplan What happens when different displaced people come into convergence with each other? This talk will present a … Read more

  • Annual Sephardic Lecture

    Please join us:   Community Lecture with Henriette Dahan Kalev, Ben Gurion University The Mizrahi Protest: Lessons from History April 8, 2024, 5:30pm. In-person event. UNC Sonja Haynes Stone Center, Hitchcock Room Directions & Parking in Bell Tower Deck ($1 … Read more

  • Thank You Donors

      One of our undergraduates made a video thank you to supporters of the Center. View it on our YouTube Channel.   Learn more about Give UNC Day and our matching gift challenge for March 26 ONLY. And meet more … Read more

  • Schwab Academic Excellence Awards 2024

    Congratulations to two of the Center’s affiliated faculty members for winning 2024 Schwab Academic Excellence Awards. The award, offered by the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, recognizes one faculty member from each College of Arts and Sciences department in … Read more

  • Now Enrolling: Summer & Fall 24

    This summer and fall 24 semester, we’re again offering a wide range of Jewish studies courses, including modern and classical Hebrew languages, and many other courses that meet UNC’s general education requirements. In fact, there are almost 20 courses to … Read more

  • Giving Day 2024

    Thank YOU to everyone that supported us on GiveUNC Day! Private support makes everything single thing we do possible – from our academic programs, to fellowships and grants to our students and faculty, to our extensive community events programming. We … Read more

  • Grants: Spring 2024

    Thanks to generous private support, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies is able to offer grants supporting undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty. NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for UNC Grad Students and Undergraduates: Student Research & Travel Grants, Summer Stipends and … Read more

  • Emerging Scholars Lecture

    Emerging Scholars Lecture with Morgan Morales, department of history. Remote event via Zoom. Tuesday, Feb 6, 5:30pm. This remote event requires registration on Eventbrite in order to receive the Zoom link.   Co-sponsored by the Dept. of History.   A … Read more

  • Looted Art and the Power of Aesthetics

    Monday, join Brett Ashley Kaplan, Keohane Distinguished Visiting Professor, for the second event in the UNC/Duke joint Keohane lecture series. “Looted Art and the Power of Aesthetics” Feb. 5, 5:30pm, Stone Center.  Keohane Distinguished Visiting Professor 2023-2024 Brett Ashley Kaplan, … Read more

  • Jews and the Pig: A History

    Community lecture with Jordan Rosenblum, University of Wisconsin-Madison Jews and the Pig: A History Jan 22, 2024, 5:30pm. In-person event. UNC Sonja Haynes Stone Center, Hitchcock Room Directions & Parking in Bell Tower Deck ($1 after 5pm) Free and Open … Read more

  • Student Excellence Awards

    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: Grad Students

    Thanks to  generous private support, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies is able to offer several different types of fellowships and grants supporting graduate students at UNC. Students working in a subfield of Jewish studies are encouraged to apply!   … Read more

  • Grants: Recruitment

    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 … Read more

  • Lectures/Performances for Spring 24

      We are pleased to present our event schedule for spring 2024. All events are free and open to the public. Please join us this semester:   Jan 22: Jews and the Pig: A History Community Lecture with Jordan D. … Read more

  • Director’s Message: Spring Semester

    Dear Friends of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies –   We begin the spring semester at Carolina with a renewed sense of the importance of our mission on campus: to promote a deeper understanding of Jewish history, culture and … Read more

  • A Night with Alex Edelman

    The Center is pleased to co-sponsor this event: Fresh off his hit Broadway show, Just For Us, Alex Edelman will be performing a stand-up selection with a special audience Q&A at the end. Monday, January 29, 2024, 7:30-8:30 PM, UNC … Read more

  • FDOC Spring 24

    Happy FDOC to all students and faculty and best wishes for this semester! Students: there are a few seats available for JWST courses – enroll today! See the list of offered courses. We have a full schedule of events for … Read more

  • New JWST Course for Spring 24

    The Dept. of Religious Studies has just added the following course for spring 2024: Now enrolling: RELI/JWST 103 Intro To Hebrew Bible   Check out other JWST courses offered in spring 24,  including JWST 274: Representing the Holocaust and JWST … Read more

  • Dec 4: Mediating Religion and Politics Through Holy Land Pilgrimage

    UNC Anthropology Colloquium with Visiting Professor Jackie Feldman: The Israeli and Palestinian Jesus: Mediating Religion and Politics Through Holy Land Pilgrimage Dec 4, 3:35p, Alumni Bldg, Room 308   Hosted by UNC Dept. of Anthropology

  • Nov 13: Lay People’s Voices in Talmudic Jewish Courts

    Please join us for this year’s Eli N. Evans Distinguished Lecture in Jewish Studies with Lynn Kaye, Brandeis University. November 13, 5:30pm. In-person event. UNC Sonja Haynes Stone Center, Hitchcock Room Directions & Parking in Bell Tower Deck ($1 after … Read more

  • A message from University leadership: A call for peaceful dialogues

    November 9, 2023 Read the statement on the Chancellor’s website.   A message from University leadership: A call for peaceful dialogues In a campus email, Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz and Provost J. Christopher Clemens called on the Carolina community to demonstrate … Read more

  • Resources & Services for the Campus Community

    November 3, 2023 In these stressful times, the Center wishes to re-emphasize our commitment to the campus community and ensure that students, faculty and staff have access to resources. We support the Chancellor’s Statement from last month in calling for … Read more

  • ENROLL NOW: Confronting Antisemitism

    Now enrolling: JWST 390: Special Topics in Jewish Studies: Confronting Antisemitism. 1 credit. This course takes a broad look at antisemitism in history, our contemporary world, and at UNC. Class sessions will feature guest speakers and discussions on different aspects … Read more

  • Keohane Events Nov 8-9

    The Keohane Professorship brings prominent faculty to serve as visiting professors at UNC and Duke for a one-year period, during which they deliver a lecture series and engage students and faculty around areas of shared interest to both institutions. For … Read more