Announcing the 2017-2018 Graduate Fellows

The Stroum Center is excited to introduce the 2017-18 cohort of Graduate Fellows in Jewish Studies.

By | August 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

What can literary scholars working in the field of Jewish Studies teach us about how to survive (and resist) the Trump Era? A lot, it seems.

It’s no secret that humanities scholars have spent the past few decades forced to justify their value, but in the Age of Trump, their role beyond the ivory tower is more important than ever.

Podcast: Violence, Militancy & How Civilians React

Doctoral student Emily Gade discusses her research on radicalization and resiliency against violence, highlighting the work of the Israeli recovery organization ZAKA.

Meet Our Summer/Autumn 2017 Opportunity Grant Winners!

The Stroum Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Washington is delighted to announce the winners of our Summer 2017 and Autumn 2017 Stroum

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: News, Student Writing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Bethlehem for Christmas

Visiting Bethlehem on Christmas, Stroum Center Graduate Fellow Emily Gade discovers some interesting cultural commingling.

What Does It Mean to Be Heard?

Opportunity Grant winner Katja Schatte reflects on her time at the Voice of Witness Oral History training and its impact on her multimedia doctoral project centered on the voices of East German Jewish women.

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Grad Student Writing, Student Writing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Dying Dead Sea: Beauty and the Underbelly

In reflecting on the shrinking Dead Sea, Opportunity Grant winner Emily Gade considers the underbelly of beautiful things.

Podcast: Migrants’ Mobilization for Rights & Recognition in Israel

Doctoral student Oded Oron discusses the plight of African migrants in the state of Israel.