Jewish Studies faculty share perspectives on anti-Semitism and anti-Semitic violence.
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."
Professor Jonathan Israel explores Spinoza's role as a revolutionary thinker and precursor to the modern human rights movement in the 2017 Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies.
Mazel tov to Dr. Devin E. Naar, whose archival work for "Jewish Salonica," his first book, won two National Jewish Book Awards.
Ashley Bobman, UW Class of 2016, helped create an online exhibit about the Sephardic intellectual Albert D. Levy--her own great-grandfather.
How does Hebrew study reflect the position of the humanities in higher education? Watch (and read) 2016 conference participants' answers to this and other questions about Hebrew's place in the United States and in higher ed.
Novelist and literary scholar Dara Horn explores the role Hebrew can play in a living contemporary American Jewish culture in this 2016 Stroum Lecture.