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Evolving Images

Evolving Images: Jewish Latin American Cinema, edited by Nora Glickman and Ariana Huberman

UT Press book release set for Fall 2017

Mon, May 22, 2017



Tatjana Lichtenstein

Tatjana Lichtenstein appointed Associate Director of the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies

Fri, Jan 20, 2017

The Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies is happy to announce Tatjana Lichtenstein, Associate Professor in the Department of History, as the new Associate Director of the Center.


Symposium flyer

Schusterman Center Hosts Symposium on Jewish Folklore

Features Scholarship, Humor, and Performance

Mon, Nov 28, 2016


tango

Schusterman Center Acquires Documentary on Jews in Tango

Directed by Gabriel Pomeraniec; featuring José Judkovski and numerous iconic performers

Thu, Nov 17, 2016


El viaje I : diptico  The Journey I: Diptych

Argentine Jewish artist donates works to Schusterman Center

Susana Beibe is known for her Jewish themes

Fri, Nov 4, 2016



Six Memos from the Last Millennium

Joseph Skibell volume published in series Exploring Jewish Arts and Culture

Six Memos from the Last Millenium

Mon, Mar 28, 2016


Professor Ami Pedahzur

UT Supports Professor Ami Pedahzur and Institute for Israel Studies

Schusterman Center Hails President Fenves's Statement

Wed, Mar 9, 2016


Jeffrey Goldberg

Jeffrey Goldberg gives talk at UT

Lecture marks return of Gale Lecture Series

Wed, Mar 2, 2016



Graeme Campbell

JS Major Graeme Campbell Recipient of Henry Weiss Service Award

for service to Schusterman Center and strengthening Jewish life at UT

Mon, Feb 15, 2016


Raelene Wyse

Doctoral Student Raelene Wyse Wins Corda Prize

Award for best MA thesis about David Rosenmann-Taub

Fri, Feb 5, 2016


Historian Linda Borish Speaks on American Jewish Sportswomen

last lecture in series The Nazi Olympics

Thu, Jan 14, 2016



CoLA

Naomi Lindstrom Named Gale Family Foundation Professor in Jewish Arts and Culture

first holder of newly created professorship

Thu, Nov 12, 2015




Jonathan Kaplan publishes 'My Perfect One: Typology and Early Rabbinic Interpretation of Song of Songs'

Jonathan Kaplan publishes 'My Perfect One: Typology and Early Rabbinic Interpretation of Song of Songs'

Tue, Sep 15, 2015

Assistant Professor Jonathan Kaplan (Department of Middle Eastern Studies) has written "the first systematic treatment of early rabbinic (Tannaitic) interpretation of the Song of Songs."


Davida Charney publishes 'Persuading God: Rhetorical Studies of First-Person Psalms'

Davida Charney publishes 'Persuading God: Rhetorical Studies of First-Person Psalms'

Tue, Sep 8, 2015

Professor Davida Charney (Department of Rhetoric and Writing) explores first-person psalms in her latest book.


Yiddish alphabet

Yiddish returns to the university after a decade-long absence

Fri, Mar 28, 2014

Daily Texan reporter Natalie Sullivan has the scoop on the language course's disappearance and reinstatement, and why Yiddish matters.


SCJS opposes academic boycotts

Thu, Jan 16, 2014

Founding Director Robert H. Abzug and Acting Director Naomi Lindstrom stand with UT President William Powers in opposing all academic boycotts.