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Recent Content

EVENT: Online conversation about Prof. Eitan Fishbane’s new book, "Embers of Pilgrimage" (Panui) (November 23, 2021)

Join scholar of mysticism and poet, Dr. Eitan Fishbane (JTS), in musical collaboration with Aaron Lightstone of Jaffa Road and in conversation with Dr. Aubrey Glazer, Director of Panui as they celebrate and explore unique synergies in Fishbane's new collection of mystical poetry, Embers of Pilgrimage. Tuesday November 23 @ 8-9pm Eastern time. 

CFA: Applications invited for the 2022 UCL RIC Visiting Fellowship in Special Collections

We are inviting applications for the 2022 UCL RIC Visiting Fellowship in Special Collections. This inaugural UCL Research Institute for Collections Fellowship offers an opportunity for a scholar in any field of study to visit UCL to conduct research on a topic focused on the UCL Special Collections holdings.

FEATURED JOB: Sava Ranisavljevic Postdoctoral Fellowship in Judeo-Spanish Studies, Northwestern University

Northwestern University, Jewish Studies

Sava Ranisavljevic Postdoctoral Fellowship in Judeo-Spanish Studies

Northwestern University invites applications for The Sava Ranisavljevic Postdoctoral Fellowship in Judeo-Spanish Studies beginning September 1, 2022. The full-time fellow will spend two years at the University and will be required to teach two courses per year and offer an annual public lecture about her/his postdoctoral research related to Judeo-Spanish studies.

EVENT: "Pracademia: The Growing Trend of Academics Writing Books With Popular Appeal" (November 30, 2021)

In continuation of last month’s panel on writing for a popular audience, this month we will expand upon our conversation by exploring the topic of how publishers identify books with potential for popular appeal. 


We are honored to be joined by Ellen Chodosh, Director at NYU Press, and Michael Sinocchi, Publisher at Routledge, who will offer their unique perspectives.  


November 30 at 4:30 PM Israel time/ 2:30 PM UK/ 9:30 AM EST on Zoom

EVENT *UPDATED* The Sally & Ralph Duchin Campus Lecture Series with Prof. Miriam Udel, Ph.D. (November 17, 2021)

*CORRECTION: This event is on on WEDNESDAY, November 17, 2021.  Please disregard any communication that says Thursday

The Arizona Center for Judiac Studies with The University of Arizona welcomes you to attend The Sally & Ralph Duchin Campus Lecture Series with Prof. Miriam Udel, Ph.D titled, Honey On and Off the Page: An Interview with Miriam Udel on Yiddish Popular Literature.