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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....

James Young to Lead Community Discussion of New Book

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

On Thursday, February 23, Professor Emeritus James Young will lead a discussion of his latest book: The stages of memory: reflections on memorial art, loss, and the spaces between at the Jones...

New Courses for Spring 2017

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The Department of Judaic and New Eastern Studies has exciting new courses planned for Spring 2017! Ready to learn about the Jewish origins of comics like Superman and Batman? Interested in...

Mednicoff Participates in Qatari and U.N. Crime Prevention Forum

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

David Mednicoff, assistant professor of public policy and director of the Middle Eastern studies program is in Qatar participating in the Doha Youth Forum on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice....

Career Paths to Success

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies will present UMass alumnus and Middle Eastern affairs columnist Hussein Ibish, rabbinical scholar Edward Feld, and award-winning poet and...

Robert Rothstein Receives Republic of Poland’s Order of Merit

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Amesbury Professor of Polish Language, Literature, and Culture Robert A. Rothstein has been awarded the Republic of Poland’s Order of Merit. It is the highest award conferred on non-Poles and Poles...