Graduate Fellow Sara Molaie explains how two language activists approached the unlikely task of bringing ancient Hebrew and pre-Islamic Persian back into use.
Video: Gary Shteyngart discusses his new novel and “the new dystopia” of America in the 2018 Stroum Lectures
Author Gary Shteyngart shares tales from the world of hedge fund management and Trump's America that informed his new novel "Lake Success."
Video: Gary Shteyngart reflects on immigration, memory, and Russian Jews in the 2018 Stroum Lectures
Author Gary Shteyngart, in conversation with Professor Sasha Senderovich, shares stories from his memoir "Little Failure."
The 2018-2019 Graduate Fellows in Jewish Studies work in the fields of sociology, political science, and international studies.
The United States should embrace its legacy of compassion towards immigrants and refugees, not its history of xenophobia
Americans should remember their history as immigrants and refugees, says Prof. Kathie Friedman-Kasaba, and how xenophobic restrictions have targeted many groups in the past.
Shem Tov de Carrión's "moral proverbs" about human nature and right rulership are surprisingly relevant today, Graduate Fellow Vivian Mills writes.
Ellen Perleberg, a first-year linguistics student at the UW, was recently awarded the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies and Holocaust Center for Humanity Excellence in Scholarship Prize.