Incoming graduate fellows study peacebuilding and diplomacy, poetry, Sephardic music, Hebrew Bible, archiving historic artifacts, and German Jewish writing.
Announcing new funding to support graduate research, dissertation completion, travel and language-learning related to Jewish studies
New funding sources for graduate students, Ph.D candidates and undergraduates support engagement in Jewish studies on all levels — thanks to generous community supporters.
Wendi Zhou's award-winning paper looks at perceptions of Jewish refugees in Shanghai during the World War II era.
Senior and history major Frances Johnson is the recipient of the Stroum Center's 2021 Outstanding Student in Jewish Studies award.
Graduate fellow Ben Lee explains how machine learning can help historians to learn from the photographs, illustrations and advertisements found in Ladino-language newspapers.
Student-created websites explore Jewish history in Sweden, Catalonia, Amsterdam, Morocco, Iran & other regions around the world
Students of Liora Halperin's winter 2021 Jewish Cultural History course share their research into global Jewish history through informative, visually rich websites.
The 2020-2021 cohort of graduate fellows in Jewish studies presents their research on Sephardic Jews in modern times, midwives in the Ottoman Empire, Sephardic music, ancient Jewish art, and Kurdish Jews in medieval Iraq.