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Published – Prof Allison Schachter’s Translations of Fradl Shtok’s Short Stories

From the Jewish Provinces: Selected Stories by Fradl Shtok, translated by Jewish Studies Professor Allison Schachter and rare book librarian at Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati Jordan Finkin, has been published by Northwestern University Press. Congratulations, Allison!…

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Allison Schachter interviewed for Arts & Sciences Website

Allison Schachter, Chair of Jewish Studies Department and Associate Professor of Jewish Studies, English, and Russian and East European Studies, is featured on the Vanderbilt College of Arts & Science’s Research web page. In this interview, Schachter discusses how her…

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Exhibition co-curated by David H. Price and HART 2775 students

Pressed for Time: Five Centuries of Prints from the Jack May Collection is curated by Cainie Brown, Chloe Davis, Peter Stidman, Sarah Treadway, and Professor David H. Price, with assistance from students in HART 2775, History of Prints: Harrison Denman, Christopher Elliott, Sophia Moak, Courtney Rehkamp, Daniel…

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Julia Phillips Cohen made an editor of Jewish Social Studies

Julia Phillips Cohen has been made a new editor of the journal Jewish Social Studies, published by Indiana University Press. The latest issue, and first under Cohen’s name, can be accessed here. Jewish Social Studies plays an important role in advancing…

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Piece by Allison Schachter published by De Gruyter

Allison Schachter, Chair of the Department of Jewish Studies, has a new publication in De Gruyter titled “Jewish Writing and Gender between the National and the Transnational” in Disseminating Jewish Literatures. Allison’s piece can be accessed here. De Gruyter publishes…

“This Hebrew is Heavy With Impending Catastrophe”: Teaching Hebrew in American Colleges with Mazalit Haim

Please join the Center for Second Language Studies on Friday, November 6, 2:30-3:30pm CST for a lecture followed by a discussion with Dr. Mazalit Haim The lecture will address the challenges and joys of teaching Hebrew in American colleges, which revolve…

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“The Diaphragm Debates: Protestants, Jews, Catholics, and A Changing Culture of Contraception” with Professor Samira Mehta

  Co-sponsored by Department of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies On the eve of the 1960 FDA approval of the birth control pill, debates about how Americans should understand contraception raged. Using fictional depictions of unmarried women seeking diaphragms and…

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Amy-Jill Levine joins Luke Norsworthy podcast

Dr. Amy-Jill Levine returns to the the Luke Norsworthy podcast to help get ready for Advent by discussing how to read scripture, Biblical illiteracy, mangers, magi, and her book Light of the World. Luke Norsworthy is a pastor, author, and…

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