Congratulations to Professor Samuel Spinner who was awarded a fellowship at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies. Professor Spinner will be on research leave in AY 2019-20 at the Mandel Center beginning work on his new book project, Museums of Words: Holocaust Museums and Literature.
Hebrew and Yiddish News & Announcements Archive
The Hebrew and Yiddish subdivision of the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures is now considering applications for graduate-level study in Jewish languages and literatures, beginning fall 2019. When applying, all candidates are asked (for administrative purposes only) to select “German” on the JHU graduate admissions portal. Application deadline: January 15, 2019. For […]
Congratulations to Neta Stahl, who has been awarded an NEH fellowship for her project “Conceptions of the Divine in 20th-Century Hebrew Literature.”
Congratulations to Neta Stahl on being awarded a summer stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities to work on her book project, “God at the End of Days: Perceptions of the Divine in 20th-Century Modern Jewish Literature.”
In a groundbreaking book, Neta Stahl examines the attitudes adopted by modern Jewish writers toward the figure of Jesus.
Jesus Among the Jews: Representation and Thought charts for the first time the different ways that Jesus has been represented and understood in Jewish culture and thought.