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FEATURED JOB: Gimelstob Endowed Director of Jewish Studies and Associate Professor of Film and Multimedia Studies, Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University

Gimelstob Endowed Director of Jewish Studies and Associate Professor of Film and Multimedia Studies


Florida Atlantic University seeks a tenure-line Associate Professor capable of occupying the prestigious Gimelstob Chair in Judaic Studies to assume the Directorship of its Jewish Studies program and lead it successfully into the future to begin August 8, 2022.

FEATURED JOB: Advanced Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor of Holocaust Studies, University of Oregon

University of Oregon

Advanced Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor of Holocaust Studies


Job no: 527554

Work type: Faculty - Tenure Track

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Humanities, Instruction, History


Department: School of Global Studies and Languages

Rank: Advanced Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Annual Basis: 9 Month


TOC: Journal of Jewish Languages: articles on a Judeo-Provençal play, a Yiddish medical text, etc.

We are pleased to announce issue 9.2 of the Journal of Jewish Languages:




Modern Judeo-Provençal as Known from Its Sole Textual Testimony: Harcanot et Barcanot (Critical Edition and Linguistic Analysis)
Peter Nahon

The Twenty-Four Egyptian Days in Yiddish
Justine Isserles

Book review:

TOC - Canadian Jewish Studies / Etudes Juives Canadiennes, Vol. 32: Special Issue: Canadian Holocaust Literature / Littérature canadienne sur l'Holocauste

The editorial team of Canadian Jewish Studies / Études juives canadiennes is pleased to announce the online publication of Volume 32, guest edited by Ruth Panofsky and Golie Morgentaler. Canadian Jewish Studies / Études juives canadiennes is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal devoted to original scholarship that illuminates any and all aspects of the Canadian Jewish experience.

EVENT: Holocaust Memorial Lecture on Nov. 10 by Prof. Natalia Aleksiun on Jewish Physicians and Their Patients (on Zoom)

Please join us for Wash U's Annual Holocaust Lecture by Prof. Natalia Aleksiun (Professor of Modern Jewish History, Touro College / Incoming Harry Rich Professor of Holocaust Studies at the University of Florida-Gainesville).

Jewish Physicians and Their Patients: Rescue Strategies in Nazi Occupied Poland

On Wednesday, November 10 | 5:00 PM (CET) on Zoom.