2022-2023 graduate fellows study animals in the Hebrew Bible, Jewish ecofeminism, the economics and communities of Mandatory Palestine, Jewish language use, and port cities in the Red Sea.
UW graduate students present at international conferences, win research awards for Sephardic studies projects
A roundup of speaking engagement and recent awards earned by graduate students whose research lies at the intersection of Ottoman, European, Jewish, Mizrahi, and Sephardic studies.
Incoming graduate fellows study peacebuilding and diplomacy, poetry, the 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.
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.
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.
2020-2021 graduate fellows discuss Ladino newspapers, Ottoman Jews in Seattle, and Jewish midwives at the turn of the 20th century.
Newspapers capture the past and hold key to Ladino’s future, says UW computer science student Ben Lee.