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Association for Jewish Studies Sephardi/Mizrahi Studies Caucus
Discussion List
Editor/Moderator: Aviva Ben-Ur
email: aben-ur@judnea.umass.edu
Week of Sunday, October 21, 2001 (4 Cheshvan 5762)
*Part 2*

Index:

1. One Thousand Children Reunion (Posner)

2. Michael E. Stone Lecture at Tufts University on Armenian Jewish Cemetery
(Stone)

3. Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Summer Seminar with Omer Bartov
(Barclift)

4. The Alberto Benveniste Center for Sephardic Studies Lecture and Prize
(Attias and Benbassa)

5. Job Announcement: Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Contemporary
American Literature and Minority Literatures (Orvell)

6. Latino/Jewish Film Festival and Lecture Series at UMass Amherst (Ben-Ur)

7. Call for Papers: Association for Canadian Jewish Studies Annual
Conference (Schnoor)

8. Call for Papers: Vllth EAJS Congress, Amsterdam 21-25 July 2002
(Peeters)

9. Call for Books: Jewish Lights Publishing (Rasof)

10. Brandeis Modern Jewish Studies Colloquium (Hoffman)

11. American Academy for Jewish Research, Graduate Student Summer Seminar,
2002 (Allen)
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1. One Thousand Children Reunion (Posner)

From: Iris Posner <iposner@ix.netcom.com
Via: HJ Newsletter Ed <hjnews@oise.utoronto.ca>
Date: Sunday, October 14, 2001 8:27 AM

One Thousand Children, Inc, (OTC) an organization dedicated to documenting
the experiences of children rescued during the Holocaust by bringing them
to the U.S. and placing them with foster families across America, is
seeking papers and presenters for a national reunion next summer of OTC
children and their rescuers. We are interested in all aspects of the OTC
story including but not limited to rescue plans and logistics,
resettlement experiences, contributions and achievements of OTC children,
and profiles of individuals involved in the rescue process. Please provide
contact information, presentation summary or outline, copy of
presenatation if available and resume. We are interested in hearing from
scholars, researchers as well OTC children, second and third gen OTC and
individual and representatives of organizations involved in planning and
carrying out the rescues.

We are also interested in hearing from people wanting to attend this
conference and those who are one of the One Thousand Children or their
relatives. You can learn more about OTC and read interviews with OTC
children at our website: www.onethousandchildren.org.

Please respond by email to contact@onethousandchildren.org

Iris Posner
OTC
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2. Michael E. Stone Lecture at Tufts University (Stone)

From: "Michael E. Stone" <stone@vms.huji.ac.il>
Via: HJ Newsletter Ed <hjnews@oise.utoronto.ca>
Date: Sunday, October 14, 2001 8:27 AM


Michael E. Stone
Hebrew University of Jerusalem / Harvard University
with slides

Tuesday, October 30, at 5:45 pm (Olin, room 12).

Sponsored by:
The Middle Eastern Studies Program at Tufts
The Darakjian Jafarian Chair in Armenian History

Michael Stone, Professor of Armenian Studies, Hebrew University, will
report on the his recent archeological excavation of a medieval Jewish
cemetery in southern Armenia.

He is an expert in Ancient and Medieval Armenian Studies, with a
particular interest in the history of biblical traditions in Armenian
culture. He has an abiding interest in the history of Armenian writing and
is Editor-in-Chief of the Album of Armenian Paleography. He has discovered
the oldest Armenian writing in the world. Professor Stone also specialises
in ancient Jewish literature, and is one of the editors of the Dead Sea
Scrolls.

Michael Stone
Hebrew University of Jerusalem/ Harvard University
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3. Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Summer Seminar with Omer Bartov
(Barclift)

From: Dawn Barclift <DBarclift@USHMM.ORG>
Via: HJ Newsletter Ed <hjnews@oise.utoronto.ca>
Date: Sunday, October 14, 2001 8:27 AM

The Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies of the United States Holocaust
Memorial Museum announces a seminar for professors who are teaching or
preparing to teach a Holocaust or Holocaust-related course with the
approval of their institution. The seminar will take the form of lectures
and discussions. It will be offered in daily three hour sessions from
June 3 to 14, 2002 by Professor Omer Bartov, the John P. Birkelund
Distinguished Professor of European History in the Department of History,
Brown University, and author of Hitler's Army: Soldiers, Nazis, and War in
the Third Reich; Mirrors of Destruction: War, Genocide, and Modern
Identity; and Murder in Our Midst: The Holocaust, Industrial Killing, and
Representation.

Candidates must be faculty members of accredited, degree-awarding
institutions (baccalaureate, the equivalent, or higher) in the United
States. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a short statement
of the candidate's specific interest, and a supporting letter from a
departmental chair or dean. If the candidate has already taught an
applicable course, a syllabus should also be included.

Admission will be decided without regard to the age, sex, race, or
national origin of the applicant. A maximum of fifteen applicants will be
accepted. The Center will defray the cost of (1) direct travel to and from
the participant's home institution and Washington, DC, and (2) lodging for
non-local participants for the duration of the course. Incidental and meal
expenses must be defrayed by the candidates or their respective
institutions. All participants must attend the entire seminar. In
Washington, there will be opportunities to make use of the Museum's
extensive library and archives as well as the Library of Congress and the
National Archives.

Applications must be postmarked no later than November 30, 2001 and sent
to:

University Programs Division
The Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024-2150
Fax: 202-479-9726
Email: university_programs@ushmm.org

All applicants will be notified by January 31, 2002 of the results of the
selection process.

Dawn Barclift
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4. The Alberto Benveniste Center for Sephardic Studies Lecture and Prize
(Attias and Benbassa)

From: "J.-C. Attias et/ou E. Benbassa" <attben@noos.fr>
Via: HJ Newsletter Ed <hjnews@oise.utoronto.ca>
Date: Sunday, October 14, 2001 8:27 AM


THE ALBERTO BENVENISTE CENTER FOR SEPHARDIC STUDIES AND CULTURE
(Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Sorbonne, Paris)

The Alberto Benveniste Center for Sephardic Studies and Culture, based in
the Religious Studies Department of the cole Pratique des Hautes tudes,
Sorbonne, Paris, has been founded with the generous support of the
Benveniste family (of Lisbon and Lausanne). Its aims are :

The encouragement of research and creative production related to the
Judeo-Iberian world before and after the expulsion of the Jews from Spain
in 1492 in the domains of language, culture, and history. The Center will
offer, in association with the Religious Studies Department, the academic
infrastructure for such research, and can offer financial and other aid to
students as well as to established researchers. All requests for such aid
should be addressed to the Center, to the address indicated below,
together with a brief CV and a project description.

The organization of an Alberto Benveniste annual lecture at the Sorbonne,
to be given by a French or foreign scholar of distinction, which will lead
to a publication. This year, this lecture will be presented on January 15,
2002, 5.00 pm, Auditorium Liard (entrance 17, rue de la Sorbonne, 75005
Paris), by Professor Yirmiyahu Yovel, of the Hebrew University in
Jerusalem, on The New Otherness : Marrano Dualities in the First
Generations . Further details will be supplied in future correspondence.

The granting, each year, of two prizes, one for research and one for
creative endeavor, of 10,000 Francs (1,524 Euros) each, for a work
produced in France related to the subjects of interest for the Center. The
first such prizes will be given on January 15, 2002, at the time of the
lecture of Professor Yirmiyahu Yovel. Authors of books who want to be
candidates for these prizes should send to the Center, to the address
indicated below, before November 15, 2001, a one page CV and seven copies
of their work. Only books that have appeared in 2000 and 2001 will be
taken into consideration. Candidates such as painters, sculptors, etc.
should contact 33 (0)1 45 88 25 12. The jury of selection of the prizes
will be composed of the Academic Committee of the Center (see below).

The organization of an Alberto Benveniste workshop or conference every two
years which will bring together specialists in a field related to the
history and culture of the Judeo-Iberian world.

Centre Alberto Benveniste pour les tudes et la culture spharades
EPHE, Section des Sciences religieuses
Sorbonne
45-47, rue des coles
75005 Paris
France

Telephone : 33 (0)1 45 88 25 12
Fax : 33 (0)1 45 88 21 89
E-mail : abenveniste.ephesorbonne@noos.fr

Web Site : http://www.ephe.sorbonne.fr/5portailabenveniste.htm

J.C. Attias and E. Benbassa
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5. Job Announcement: Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Contemporary
American Literature and Minority Literatures (Orvell)

From: "Miles Orvell" <orvell@temple.edu>
Via: H-NET List on Ethnic History <H-ETHNIC@H-NET.MSU.EDU>
Subject: Re: JOB IN AMERICAN LIT & MINORITY LITERATURES
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2001 23:10:35 -0400

We seek a tenure track assistant professor whose general field is post-1945
American fiction. Candidates must also demonstrate close knowledge of one or
more minority literatures of the period. The normal teaching load for this
position will be 3-2. The starting salary will be c. $45,000. Send letter of
application, c.v., and dissertation abstract by November 1, 2001, to
Professor Robert L. Caserio, Chair, Department of English, Temple
University, Anderson Hall (022-29), 1114 W. Berks Street, Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania 19122-6090. Temple is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Miles Orvell
Professor of English & American Studies
Director of American Studies
Anderson Hall/Temple University/Phila.PA 19122
Tel: 215 204 1054 Fax: 801 383 6186
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6. Latino/Jewish Film Festival and Lecture Series at UMass Amherst (Ben-Ur)

From: Aviva Ben-Ur, aben-ur@judnea.umass.edu

[Note from Editor/Moderator Aviva Ben-Ur: readers may be interested to know
of the Film Festival and Lecture Series I have organized, which debuted last
Thursday. Everyone is welcome to come--it is free of charge. Fliers can be
sent upon request. Feel free to post and announce in your classes!]

Latino/Jewish Film Festival/Lecture Series
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Fall 2001 (October-December)

The Latino/Jewish Film Festival/Lecture series, sponsored by the
Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies at the University of
Massachusetts at Amherst, explores historical and present-day connections
between Jewish and Latino peoples. This festival will address aspects of the
Jewish experience in Latin America and Latino-Jewish relations throughout
the U.S. and Latin America. Each film will be introduced by a keynote
speaker who will offer a brief summary of the film and place it within the
context of Jewish-Latino relations. Following the film, the speaker will
lead a brief question and answer session. Finally, each evening will close
with light refreshments to encourage mingling and the forming of new
alliances and connections.

This film festival/lecture series seeks to bring together students,
faculty and staff of the five college community and also encourages the
attendance of the local Jewish and Latino communities of Amherst and its
surroundings. These four evenings will challenge audience members to
broaden their understanding of Jewish and Latino ethnicities and to explore
the tensions and deep alliances between these two peoples. We anticipate
that the Latino-Jewish Film Festival/Lecture Series will spark new academic
and scholarly initiatives in the exploration of the Latino/Jewish nexus, and
will forge new alliances between the academic and non-academic Latino and
Jewish communities of the five college area. This film festival is in
consonance with a growing interest in Latino/Jewish relations in the greater
Boston area, the Pioneer Valley, and in the nation in general, reflected in
recent scholarship and articles from the local and national press, and in
the crypto-Jewish movement of the Hispanic southwest.1

Themes and films are as follows:

1. Ashkenazi/Sephardi and non-Jewish Latino Relations in Mexico

"Novia Que Te Vea", ("May I See You a Bride"), is an award-winning
Mexican film depicting the friendship and coming-of-age stories of an
Ashkenazic girl and her Sephardic friend in Mexico City. Set in the 1950s
and 60s, this film is in Spanish, Ladino and Yiddish with English subtitles,
and is based on Rosa Nissán’s novel of the same name (México: Planeta,
1992). Produced and directed by Guita Schyfter, Mexico, 1993. 1 hour 54
minutes.

Speaker: Ilan Stavans, Associate Professor of Spanish, Amherst College
Thursday, October 18, Herter 231, 7:00 p.m.

2. Ashkenazim and Sephardim in Cuba

"Havana Nagila" is a historical documentary exploring Cuba's Jewish
community. This film, in English and Spanish with English subtitles,
includes stories of those who immigrated to Cuba as refugees from Nazi
Europe, as well as Jews from Europe and the Middle East who immigrated in
the first two decades of the 1900s. Produced and directed by Laura Paull
and Evan Garelle, 1995. 57 minutes.

“Abraham and Eugenia: Stories from Jewish Cuba”. This documentary
features interviews with Sephardi and Ashkenazi Cuban Jews on social
conditions and religious issues, with a special focus on the two Jewish
leaders in post-revolutionary Cuba. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Produced and directed by Bonnie Burt, USA, 1995. 30 minutes.

Speaker: Harley Erdman, Associate Professor of Theater and Dramaturgy, UMass
Amherst
Thursday, November 8, Herter 231, 7:00 p.m.

3. Ashkenazi/non-Jewish Latino Relations in the U.S.

"The Pawnbroker" is a film set in Spanish Harlem and focuses on the
relationship between Manuel, a Puerto Rican immigrant, and Sol Nazerman, his
Jewish boss and a Holocaust survivor. Due to its candid treatment of racism
and the Holocaust, this film made a huge impact, particularly in the U.S.,
and won top honors in the United Kingdom and Germany. Rod Steiger, who
plays Nazerman, received an academy award nomination for best actor. This
film is based on Edward L. Wallant's novel of the same name (New York:
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1961). Directed by Sidney Lumet, USA, 1964. 1
hour 56 minutes.

Speaker: Julius Lester, Professor of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies, UMass
Amherst
Thursday, November 29, Herter 231, 7:00 p.m.

4. The Secret Jews of Spain, Portugal and the U.S.

“Out of Spain 1492: A Journey Through Spain with Yitzhak Navon”.
Episode 8: “The Eternal Jew of Majorca: A Study of the Chuetas”. Yitzhak
Navon, the fifth President of the State of Israel and a descendant of
Spanish Jewish exiles, narrates this episode on an endogamous group who,
though their ancestors converted from Judaism to Christianity in the 17th
century, are still considered Jewish by their neighbors. Produced and
directed by Israel Broadcasting Authority/Israel Television, Israel, 1992.
50 minutes.

“Expulsion and Memory”. This documentary tells the story of the
descendants of secret Jews in New Mexico, Spain and Portugal, some of whom
are from Catholic Latino communities in the American southwest. In English,
Spanish, and Hebrew with English subtitles. Produced and directed by Simcha
Jacobovici and Roger Pyke, Canada, 1996. 57 minutes.

Speaker: Candelario Saenz, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Wellesley
College
Wednesday, December 5, Herter 231, 7:00 p.m.

***

The Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies gratefully
acknowledges the co-sponsorship of the Five College, Inc.; the Five College
Women's Studies Research Center; the Umass College of Fine Arts and
Humanities; the Program in Jewish Studies at Mount Holyoke College; the
Program in Jewish Studies at Smith College; the Department of Spanish at
Amherst College; the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University
of Massachusetts at Amherst; the Department of Spanish at Smith College; the
UMass Department of Communication; the UMass Program in Film Studies; the
UMass Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies, and the
National Yiddish Book Center.

For more information contact: Aviva Ben-Ur: (413) 577-0649
or the Department of Near Eastern
and Judaic Studies: (413) 545-2550
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7. Call for Papers: Association for Canadian Jewish Studies Annual
Conference (Schnoor)

From: Randal Schnoor <rschno@po-box.mcgill.ca>
Via: HJ Newsletter Ed <hjnews@oise.utoronto.ca>
Date: Sunday, October 14, 2001 8:27 AM
Subject: CFP: Association for Canadian Jewish Studies


AEJC Runion Annuelle - 2002
Faire des Propositions

The Association for Canadian Jewish Studies will be holding its 26th
annual conference on May 26-27, 2002 at the University of Toronto and
Ryerson Polytechnic University as part of the Congress of the Social
Sciences and Humanities.

People wishing to present a paper that concerns some aspect of the
Canadian Jewish experience should send an abstract by December 14, 2001,to
the Program Chair:

Randal F. Schnoor
email: rschno@po-box.mcgill.ca

Limited travel subsidies will be available to presenters.

Randall Schnoor
McGill

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8. Call for Papers: Vllth EAJS Congress, Amsterdam 21-25 July 2002
(Peeters)

From: "Ruth Peeters" <ruth@jhm.nl>
Via: HJ Newsletter Ed <hjnews@oise.utoronto.ca>
Date: Sunday, October 14, 2001 8:27 AM
Subject: CFP: VIIth EAJS Congress

Under the auspices of the European Association for Jewish Studies

VIIth EAJS Congress, Amsterdam 21-25 July 2002
Jewish Studies and the European Academic World

Scholars in the various fields of Jewish Studies are invited to
participate in the VIIth EAJS Congress by submitting their proposals for a
lecture (20 minutes + 10 minutes for discussion) or a presentation (15
minutes) to the Section Leaders of the section of their choice.

Proposals for lectures should contain a working title and a short
explanation. All proposals will be vetted and accepted on the basis of a
300-word abstract which should have reached the Section leaders by 1
November 2001. Decisions on proposals will be sent to participants before
31 December 2001. Presentations can cover a wide range of forms and
topics. They may be submitted by title only. Participants are requested to
contact the Section Leaders of the relevant section. Decision of
acceptance rests with them. Sections and section leaders:

Language and Literature:
Dr Shlomo Berger
(berger@hum.uva.nl)
Dr Arie Schippers
(a.schippers@hum.uva.nl)
History and Social Sciences
Prof. Dr Judith Frishman
(jfrishman@ktu.nl)
Dr Karin Hofmeester
(kho@iisg.nl)
Ancient Judaism
Dr Lieve Teugels
(gteugels@theo.uu.nl)
Dr Leonard Rutgers
(lrutgers@theo.uu.nl)
Medieval and Modern Traditional Judaism
Dr. Edward van Voolen
(edward@jhm.nl)
Dr. Thomas Kollatz
(kol@sti1.uni-duisburg.de)
Jewish Philosophy and Mysticism
Prof. dr Reinier Munk
(r.w.munk@ph.vu.nl)
Dr. Annelies Kuyt
(kuyt@em.uni-frankfurt.d400.de)
Art History and Library Sciences
Dr. Julie-Marthe Cohen
(julie-marthe@jhm.nl)
Dr. F.J. Hoogewoud
(hoogewoud@uba.uva.nl)

Location
The VIIth EAJS Congress will take place on the premises of the Vrije
Universiteit, De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam. Its organization is in
the hands of the Foundation EAJS Congress 2002 under the auspices of the
European Association for Jewish Studies

General information
The European Association for Jewish Studies promotes the interests of
scholars actively engaged in Jewish Studies in Europe. One of its main
activities is the organization of international scholarly conferences. The
EAJS secretariat resides at Yarnton Manor, GB Oxford OX5 1PY, Great
Britain.

POB 16737, NL 1001 RE AMSTERDAM
tel.: + 31 20 626 9945 fax: + 31 20 624 1721
eajs2002@xs4all.nl
http://nonuniv.ox.ac.uk/~eajs

Ruth Peeters
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9. Call for Books: Jewish Lights Publishing (Rasof)

From: "Henry Rasof" <hrasof@qwest.net>
Via: HJ Newsletter Ed <hjnews@oise.utoronto.ca>
Date: Sunday, October 14, 2001 8:27 AM

I am scouting for books that could be published by Jewish Lights
Publishing (www.jewishlights.com). I am open to reviewing ideas,
manuscripts, in-print hardcover books that Jewish Lights might want to
reprint in paperback, and out-of-print books (in whatever type of binding)
that might be worth bringing back into print.

Books that you suggest should be suitable--as far as you can
determine--for Jewish Lights, which is a trade publisher. To quote from
the mission statement in the catalogue:

"Our books really focus on the issue of the quest for self . . . help you
to understand who you are . . . deal with issues of religious inspiration.
. . . Our principal goal is to stimulate thought and help all people learn
about who the Jewish People are. . . . Jewish Lights seeks out materials
about the unity and community of the Jewish People and the relevance of
Judaism to everyday life." Topics covered in recent books include learning
and congregational life, the Psalms, ethics, the afterlife, meditation,
pastoral care, Martin Luther King, prayer, ecology, and suffering.

Please contact (email is preferred for first contact):

Henry Rasof
Publishing Consultant
116 Monarch St
Louisville, CO 80027
(303) 664-0183
hrasof@qwest.net

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10. Brandeis Modern Jewish Studies Colloquium (Hoffman)

From: Miriam Hoffman <tauber@brandeis.edu>
Via: HJ Newsletter Ed <hjnews@oise.utoronto.ca>
Date: Sunday, October 14, 2001 8:27 AM

sponsored by
The Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and
The Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry

This colloquium provides a critical forum for graduate students and
faculty to present and discuss works in progress, thereby fostering an
interdisciplinary intellectual community in all areas of modern Jewish
studies. In each session participants will discuss a paper presented by
faculty or graduate students from Brandeis and other institutions. The
presenter will begin with a brief overview (5 10 minutes) of the work, and
the rest of the session will be open to questions and answers.

The forum meets one Thursday each month from 4-6 p.m. in Lown 315. Papers,
not to exceed 30 pages, will be available two weeks in advance on-line at
http://www.brandeis.edu/institutes/tauber (click on Events), and at the
Tauber Institute office, Lown 306.

Information on subsequent sessions will be forthcoming. Please hold the
following Thursday dates: November 1, 2001; December 6, 2001; February 28,
2002; March 7, 2002; April 4, 2002; May 2, 2002.

For more information and to propose a paper, contact:
Eugene Sheppard: sheppard@brandeis.edu; (781) 736-2965
Sylvia Fuks Fried: fuksfried@brandeis.edu; (781) 736-2127

Brandeis University faculty organizers: Ellen Kellman, NEJS; Antony
Polonsky, NEJS; Eugene Sheppard, NEJS; Stephen Whitfield, American
Studies.

Miriam Hoffman
Brandeis University
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11. American Academy for Jewish Research, Graduate Student Summer Seminar,
2002 (Allen)

From: allenshe@sas.upenn.edu (Sheila R. Allen)
Via: HJ Newsletter Ed <hjnews@oise.utoronto.ca>
Date: Sunday, October 14, 2001 8:27 AM

AMERICAN ACADEMY FOR JEWISH RESEARCH
GRADUATE STUDENT SUMMER SEMINAR, 2002

FACULTY: Arnold J. Band (University of California at Los Angeles), modern
Hebrew literature; David Berger (Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center
of the City University of New York), medieval Jewish history; Jeffrey H.
Tigay (University of Pennsylvania), Biblical studies.

AAJR will sponsor a week-long residential seminar for graduate students in
all areas of Jewish Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, from June
9-13, 2002.

In informal seminar settings, participants will hear and discuss
presentations by faculty and students. The faculty presentations, by three
fellows of the AAJR, will explore the comparative method in Jewish
studies, that is, the use (and misuse) of material from other cultures to
illuminate aspects of Jewish culture. Student presentations will be based
on participants' dissertation plans and research, and will provide an
opportunity for students to receive constructive feedback from fellow
participants and faculty members. Sessions will be held at the University
of Pennsylvania and at its Center for Advanced Judaic Studies where
students will have opportunities to visit the Center's rare book
collection and archives and the University Museum's collection of
artifacts from Israel and the ancient Near East.

Enrollment is competitive and limited to fifteen students. Applications
are encouraged from all areas of Jewish Studies in both the humanities and
social sciences. Applicants must have completed at least one year of
doctoral study and possess a reading knowledge of Hebrew. Housing will be
provided on the University of Pennsylvania campus. Faculty and students
will take meals together (all food will be kosher) and have many
opportunities for informal exchanges and meetings with students in Jewish
Studies from across North America. The AAJR will provide free housing,
meals and tuition for successful candidates. Those who are accepted are
encouraged to apply to their own universities for transportation expenses.

Applications are due by February 15, 2002. Applicants will be notified by
April 1. For further information and an application, please contact
Professor Jeffrey Tigay, Jewish Studies Program, 711 Williams Hall,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA 19104-6305, or by e-mail at
jtigay@sas.upenn.edu.

Sheila Allen
Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
420 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
phone: (215) 238-1290
fax: (215) 238-1540

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