Seeking Third AJS Panelist

For those planning to attend AJS — we are putting together a panel on early modern Jewish books in the Mediterranean (we have one paper on Isaiah Sonne's book collection, and one on a Judeo-Arabic halakhic manual for women). We're looking for a third paper for our panel! We're open to any topic or aspect of textual culture, manuscript or print, with the period and region both loosely defined...

Seeking Third AJS Panelist

For those planning to attend the Association of Jewish Studies annual conference (Boston, Dec. 16-18) — we are putting together a panel on early modern Jewish books in the Mediterranean (we have one paper on Isaiah Sonne's book collection, and one on a Judeo-Arabic halakhic manual for women). We're looking for a third paper for our panel! We're open to any topic or aspect of textual culture, manuscript or print, with the period and region both loosely defined...

Before the Freedom Riders: The Fight to Integrate Glen Echo Amusement Park

Radical black students, leftist white suburbanites, and a carousel.  In the summer of 1960, just miles from the U.S. Capitol, a newly-formed organization of Howard University students sat down on Glen Echo Amusement Park’s historic, whites-only carousel. They were joined by a largely Jewish community of civil servants, labor organizers, and young families. Together, this unprecedented coalition took on the park owners, Jim Crow, the American Nazi Party, and the Supreme Court.

CfA: GEOP Interdisciplinary Research Workshops

Call for Applications: GEOP Interdisciplinary Research Workshops

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews - through the Global Education Outreach Program - invites individuals and institutions to propose three-day research workshops to be held at POLIN Museum on topics related to the history and culture of Polish Jews, including new perspectives on public history, museums, and cultural memory. We especially encourage interdisciplinary and comparative approaches.

Important activities of POLIN Museum are related to Jewish art and architecture.

CfA: GEOP Interdisciplinary Research Workshops

Call for Applications: GEOP Interdisciplinary Research Workshops

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews - through the Global Education Outreach Program - invites individuals and institutions to propose three-day research workshops to be held at POLIN Museum on topics related to the history and culture of Polish Jews, including new perspectives on public history, museums, and cultural memory. We especially encourage interdisciplinary and comparative approaches.

Important activities of POLIN Museum are related to Jewish art and architecture.

CfA: GEOP Interdisciplinary Research Workshops

Call for Applications: GEOP Interdisciplinary Research Workshops

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews - through the Global Education Outreach Program - invites individuals and institutions to propose three-day research workshops to be held at POLIN Museum on topics related to the history and culture of Polish Jews, including new perspectives on public history, museums, and cultural memory. We especially encourage interdisciplinary and comparative approaches.

Important activities of POLIN Museum are related to Jewish art and architecture.

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