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 Student-Designed App Preserves Holocaust Survivor Stories

Student-Designed App Preserves Holocaust Survivor Stories

Monday, September 12, 2016
This article originally appeared at: https://global.duke.edu/student-designed-app-preserves-holocaust-survivor-stories An idea born in one Duke classroom now has the potential to be a tool in many. A team of first-year students in Professor Laura Lieber’s seminar on Jewish-German culture... read more about Student-Designed App Preserves Holocaust Survivor Stories»

New AJS Perspectives Now Online

Monday, August 1, 2016
excerpt from AJS Perspectives: http://perspectives.ajsnet.org/sound-issue/sound-editors/ "...With this issue of AJS Perspectives, we seek to highlight a few of the myriad roles that sound, and the study of sound, can play within the world of Jewish Studies. Some authors approach sound through a... read more about New AJS Perspectives Now Online»
Bobby Green Remembers Wiesel's Talk at Duke Jewish Studies

Bobby Green Remembers Wiesel's Talk at Duke Jewish Studies

Monday, July 11, 2016
Duke graduate (Trinity '88, School of Medicine '93), Bobby Green, remembers his time at Duke. While completing his Certificate in Jewish Studies, Green had the opportunity to meet and introduce the late renowned Elie Wiesel, who gave the Rudnick lecture in 1987 in Page Auditorium. Green recently... read more about Bobby Green Remembers Wiesel's Talk at Duke Jewish Studies»
Carol and Eric M. Meyers on Teaching and Research Visit in Leiden

Carol and Eric M. Meyers on Teaching and Research Visit in Leiden

Friday, April 8, 2016
Prof. Carol Meyers, Mary Grace Wilson Professor at Duke University (em. 2015), Durham NC, and her husband Prof. Eric M. Meyers, Bernice and Morton Lerner Professor at Duke University (em. 2015), Durham NC have shaped the study of Israelite and Jewish history and material culture in ancient... read more about Carol and Eric M. Meyers on Teaching and Research Visit in Leiden»
Movimiento Judío por los Derechos Humanos

Movimiento Judío por los Derechos Humanos

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Today, March 24, 2016, marks the fortieth anniversary of the Argentine military coup that ushered in one of the Western Hemisphere’s most repressive regimes. Seeking to quash “subversion” and liberalize the economy, the coalition of military and civilian leaders who seized power in March 1976... read more about Movimiento Judío por los Derechos Humanos»
Empire, Nationalism and the Jewish Question: Victor Adler and Otto Bauer

Empire, Nationalism and the Jewish Question: Victor Adler and Otto Bauer

Monday, January 25, 2016
In this paper, given at the 2015 annual Empire, Jews and Socialism Conference in Vienna, Austria, Wolfgang Maderthaner looks at the lives of Victor Adler and Otto Bauer—as a prism through which to examine the complex relationship between German nationalism, the Jewish Question and pro-... read more about Empire, Nationalism and the Jewish Question: Victor Adler and Otto Bauer»

Israel-Palestine, the US, and the Language of the Holocaust

Thursday, October 29, 2015
by SHAI GINSBURG for ISLAMiCommentary on OCTOBER 27, 2015: Originally, I had planned on focusing my comments on the divergent logics of Empire and State — of the political dynamics that inform the politics of the US on the one hand, and of Israel on the other — as emerge from Khalidi’s analysis... read more about Israel-Palestine, the US, and the Language of the Holocaust»
Shai Ginsburg's book, "Rhetoric and Nation" reviewed on H-Judaic

Shai Ginsburg's book, "Rhetoric and Nation" reviewed on H-Judaic

Monday, October 26, 2015
'Rhetoric and Nation: The Formation of Hebrew National Culture, 1880-1990,' is reviewed by Jessica Carr (Lafayette College) at the following:https://networks.h-net.org/node/28655/reviews/91478/carr-ginsburg-rhetoric-and-nation-formation-hebrew-national-cultureCarr notes that "Rhetoric and Nation... read more about Shai Ginsburg's book, "Rhetoric and Nation" reviewed on H-Judaic»
Laura Lieber changes the classroom with Jews and Germans

Laura Lieber changes the classroom with Jews and Germans

Thursday, October 22, 2015
This article was originally posted at Duke Today.  https://today.duke.edu/2015/08/archivesaliveArchives Alive: Students Dive Into the Rubenstein Initiative aims to make collections a stronger part of the undergraduate experience August 31, 2015 | Geoffrey Mock Students... read more about Laura Lieber changes the classroom with Jews and Germans»
Perilman Fellow Thomas Prendergast in "Religions"

Perilman Fellow Thomas Prendergast in "Religions"

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Thomas Prendergast, Duke history graduate student, and Perilman fellow, argues that "imperial peripheries, while traditionally overlooked as sites of knowledge production, in fact played a pivotal role in the development of an important brand of “progressive” social scientific research, one... read more about Perilman Fellow Thomas Prendergast in "Religions"»

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