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Jonathan Skolnik

Skolnik Lectures at Howard University

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Jonathan Skolnik, associate professor of German and a core faculty member in film studies, presented a lecture titled “‘Two pages must have got hanged together…’: German Exiles, Hollywood, and Race...

Israeli Author Gail Hareven to Present Robert and Pamela Jacobs Lecture at UMass Amherst

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Gail Hareven will discuss “Imagining Hebrew, Imagining in Hebrew” when she presents the 2017 Robert and Pamela Jacobs Lecture on Thursday, April 27 at 4:30 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell...

Inspiring Students "From Class to Career"

Thursday, April 20, 2017

On April 19th, 2017 the Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies hosted the alumni career forum “From Class to Career.” The evening featured three recent alumni of the department, in addition...
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Exciting Fall 2017 Courses in JNE

Friday, March 31, 2017

We have some exciting courses coming up in Fall 2017 in the department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies! Please check out the details of select courses below, and click here for the full...
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Young Wins National Council on Public History Book Award

Monday, March 20, 2017

The National Council on Public History has recognized James E. Young, distinguished professor emeritus of English and Judaic and Near Eastern studies, with its 2017 Book Award for “The Stages of...

Ben-Ur Spending Semester in the Netherlands as Fulbright Scholar

Friday, February 24, 2017

Historian Aviva Ben-Ur of the department of Judaic and Near Eastern studies has been named a Fulbright Scholar and is spending the Spring 2017 semester at Leiden University in the Netherlands....