The Center for Judaic Studies has awarded Kerry Carnahan (Department of English) with the Cohen Henes Graduate Fellowship for her summer research. Kerry will be working on her PhD dissertation project: a new translation of the Song of Songs accompanied by an exegetical commentary.
The Association for Jewish Studies is pleased to announce the 2017 Jordan Schnitzer Book Awards, made possible by funding from the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation of Portland, Oregon. These awards recognize and promote outstanding scholarship in the field of Jewish Studies and honor scholars whose work embodies the best in the field: rigorous research, theoretical sophistication, innovative methodology, and excellent writing. AJS annually awards one winner and one finalist in each of four categories. The categories rotate over a two-year cycle, for a total of eight categories. Each winner will receive $10,000 and each finalist $2,000.
Deadline: May 23, 2017
The four submission categories for 2017 are:
- Jewish Literature and Linguistics
- Medieval and Early Modern Jewish History and Culture
- Modern Jewish History and Culture: Africa, Americas, Asia and Oceania
- Philosophy and Jewish Thought
For more information, you can visit the AJS website or contact Amy Weiss at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: April 14, 2016 @ 7:00 PM
Nominations for the research award can be made for researchers from abroad from the fields of the humanities and social sciences whose scientific achievements have been internationally recognized in their research area and from whose research collaboration with specialist colleagues in Germany a sustainable contribution is expected towards the further internationalization of the humanities and social sciences in Germany.
The nomination deadline expires on April 30, 2015.
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Modern Language Association – US
Deadline: Thursday 1 May, 2014. The 2014 Fenia and Yaakov Leviant Memorial Prize will be awarded to an English translation of a Yiddish literary work published between 2010 and 2013.
Deadline: Wednesday 30 April, 2014.
The Fraenkel Prize, is awarded for an outstanding work of twentieth-century history in one of The Wiener Library’s fields of interest, including: The History of Europe, Jewish History, The Two World Wars, Antisemitism, Comparative Genocide, Political Extremism.