Was the Etrog Jewish? Science, Trade & Religion in the 19th CenturyThomson 317 on the UW Campus 2023 Skagit Lane, Seattle, WA
Constanze Kolbe shows what the etrog fruit's shifting roles in the 19th century - as a fruit, a commodity, and a sacred object used for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot - reveal about the intersections of economics, religion and science.
Grad Fellows: Sephardic Culture: Music, Language & Literature from Spain to SeattleHUB 145, UW Campus 4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA
Graduate Fellows Molly FitzMorris, Vivian Mills and Sarah Riskind share their research on the topics of Ladino language, Sephardic music, and the early-modern literature of Spain.
Grad Fellows: Israeli Diplomacy, Jewish Refugees and Sephardic Soldiers in the 20th & 21st CenturiesHUB 145, UW Campus 4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA
Graduate Fellows Samuel Gordon, Pablo Jairo Tutillo Maldonado, and Ozgur Ozkan share their research on migration, the Israeli state, and military participation in this academic panel.
Grad Fellows: Reviving Languages & Teaching the Middle EastHUB 145, UW Campus 4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA
Graduate Fellows Rob Keener and Sara Molaie share their research on human rights issues and diplomacy in Israel and other countries in the Middle east.
4/17 COLLOQUIUM | International Politics, History, and JewsHUB 145, UW Campus 4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA
Graduate fellows Berkay Gülen and Kerice Doten-Snitker share their research on Israeli foreign policy and anti-Semitism in medieval Europe.
5/21 COLLOQUIUM | Jewish Memory, History & ThoughtHUB 145, UW Campus 4001 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle, WA
Join 2018-2019 Stroum Center Graduate Fellows Vincent Calvetti-Wolf, Pablo Jairo Tutillo and Hayim Katsman as they share their research.
6/1 COLLOQUIUM | Regional and Global Dimensions to Israeli Foreign Policy: Shifting Relationships with the Palestinian Territories, Ghana, and TaiwanZoom 0
Grad fellows Bret Windhauser, Francis Abugbilla and Eryk Waligora offer perspectives on Israeli foreign policy.
6/3 COLLOQUIUM | Violence, Victimhood & the “Natural Order” in the Armenian Genocide & HolocaustZoom 0
Graduate fellows Oya Rose Aktas and Derek Wiebke discuss victim / perpetrator relationships in history and literature.
6/5 COLLOQUIUM | Tracing Unruly Edges: Jewish Embodiment from Babylonia to the MediterraneanZoom 0
Graduate fellows Canan Bolel, Jennifer Hunter and Erin Gilbert talk about bodily integrity and displacement in the ancient world and the 19th century.
STUDENT EVENT | Teaching computers to read Ladino, a heritage language of Sephardic JewsRSVP for Zoom link
How do you teach a computer to read an endangered language -- and a language that many people don't even know exists? While machine learning technology has enabled us to read and research texts online in many languages, there's one language that our computers and smartphones have yet to learn: Ladino, a heritage language of Sephardic Jews.
GRAD COLLOQUIUM | Sephardic Experiences of Modernity: Newspapers, Migrants and MidwivesZoom 0
2020-2021 graduate fellows discuss Ladino newspapers, Ottoman Jews in Seattle, and Jewish midwives at the turn of the 20th century.
GRAD COLLOQUIUM | Tradition and Continuity: Jewish Cultural History Through Art, Music and Travelogue
Graduate fellows Ke Guo, Abby Massrano and Jeffrey Haines present on modern Sephardic music, ancient art, and medieval writing.
GRADUATE COLLOQUIUM | Political and Archival Policies: International and Local PerspectivesZoom 0
Graduate fellows Francis Abugbilla and Lili Brown present about Israeli foreign policy in Africa and archiving local Sephardic history.
GRADUATE COLLOQUIUM | Reimagining Jewish Narratives in New Contexts: From Antiquity to the PresentZoom 0
Graduate fellows Aaron Carpenter, Shelby Handler, and Forrest Martin present their research in 20-minute presentations.
5/25 WORKSHOP | ‘Anglo-Saxons of the East’: Armenian Self-Definition… with Ara DaglianThomson 317 on the UW Campus 2023 Skagit Lane, Seattle, WA
Ara Daglian examines a work of early twentieth century Armenian-American identity using analytical lenses developed in Jewish Studies to understand how American Jews grappled with redefining themselves.