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CFP MLA 2022: Maus at 30 Years (a collaboration between the CLCS Global Jewish forum and LLC Jewish American forum)

We seek submissions for a roundtable, 30 years later, on Maus’s enduring influence; teaching and/or scholarship on/around Maus; diverse approaches wanted, eg., Memory Studies, Comics Studies, Autobiography Studies, Holocaust Studies, in translation, in other coun

ToC: Australian Journal of Jewish Studies, Vol. XXXIII (2020)

The Australian Association for Jewish Studies is pleased to announce that the latest issue of the Australian Journal of Jewish Studies is now online. The journal is fully accessible here.

Table of Contents

Jennifer Creese and Jan Láníček
Introduction

Levi Cooper
Pandemics in the Promised Land: The Hasidic Experience

Dvir Abramovich
Holocaust Representations in Early Hebrew Poetry: Uri Zvi Greenberg

Research Question: Seeing Mount Nebo from Jerusalem

Dear, all --

I am currently working on a literary analysis of a novel where Mount Nebo is included in the description of Jerusalem's cityscape. I was rather startled by this, given Mount Nebo's location. Wikipedia explains that Jerusalem is visible from Mount Nebo on a "very clear day," however it is unclear if Nebo is visible from Jerusalem. (In other words, is this a literary invention based in reality?)

ASU Jewish Studies is taking applications for the Baron Dissertation Award

The ASU Salo Wittmayer Baron Dissertation Award in Jewish Studies is made possible by a generous gift from Dr. Shoshana B. Tancer and Robert S. Tancer z"l. Named for Shoshana Tancer’s father, Professor Salo Wittmayer Baron, the most important Jewish historian in the 20th century, the award is given to the best dissertation in the field of Jewish History and Culture in the Americas. A $5,000 award is granted every three years. Dissertations completed at U.S. universities since the previous award was granted are eligible for submission.

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