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News & Events

 

December 7, 2016

 

Jewish Feminism and Intersectionality NOW
With Dr. Marla Brettsneider
Seelye 207 at 7pm

 

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More recent travels......

 

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Prof Justin Cammy and Lydia Ivanovic '19 in Ojai California (Aug 2016) attending the Helix Project, a cultural history program of
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Recent travels....

 


Justin Cammy, associate professor and director of Jewish Studies, accompanies Smith alumnae on a tour of Prague in May. Participants were exposed to Prague's rich artistic, architectural, and musical histories, while Justin provided insight on the city's Jewish history, informing participants' visits to the former Jewish quarter of Prague, the Kafka museum, and the former Terezin concentration camp.


Great opportunities for Jewish Studies Students:

 

Intensive Summer Language Grants (Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino would qualify!), deadline Monday March 14
https://www.smith.edu/classdeans/documents/IntensiveSum
LangStudy_ApplicFinal_2016.pdf

Leila Wilson Fund for the study of a Middle Eastern Language, deadline Friday March 11
https://www.smith.edu/mes/documents/MiddleEastGrantapp2016.pdf

International Experience Grants (for study, research, internships, or volunteer opportunities), due second Monday in March
https://www.smith.edu/studyabroad/funding_ieg.php

Praxis stipends for summer internships, due Sunday April 29
https://www.smith.edu/lazaruscenter/pdf/praxis-application2016.pdf


JEWISH STUDIES NEAR AND FAR:

See a great article from the Connecticut Jewish Ledger about a Canton women who spent the summer in the Valley steeped in Yiddish culture

Thinking of Study Abroad? Contact our study abroad advisor, Justin Cammy, for information on Smith-approved programs.