Fri, Oct 2, 2015
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."
Tue, Sep 8, 2015
Professor Davida Charney (Department of Rhetoric and Writing) explores first-person psalms in her latest book.
Fri, Jun 5, 2015
Ms. Maidenberg and Mr. McNitzky won the Henry Weiss Award for Achievement in Jewish Studies for their senior theses.
Thu, Jun 4, 2015
Ms. Shay won the David M. Rosenberg Award for Achievement in Jewish Studies for her thesis on Jewish educational philanthropy in Argentina and Palestine.
Thu, May 21, 2015
Dr. Abzug received an Outstanding Advising Certificate of Merit from NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising.
Thu, May 14, 2015
Itizk Gottesman’s Yiddish language class visited Yiddish-speaking residents at Austin’s Brookdale Senior Living Facility.
Mon, Mar 2, 2015
The Silver Spurs Alumni Association honored Dr. Abzug with the award.
Wed, Feb 18, 2015
The study of Jewish Latin America provides an opportunity for intellectual exploration and, for many, self-reflection as well.
Professor Emeritus Seth L. Wolitz publishes Yiddish Modernism: Studies in Twentieth-Century Eastern European Jewish Culture (Slavica Publishers, Indiana University, 2014)
Tue, Nov 11, 2014
Wolitz's book includes 25 articles spanning over three decades of research.
Schusterman Center offers second annual travel award for research on Latin American Jewish topics at The University of Texas at Austin
Mon, Sep 29, 2014
The $4000 prize will provide travel and lodging for a short-term stay in the 2014–2015 academic year.
Thu, Sep 25, 2014
Currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students may apply.
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
Rossen's work is the first full-length book to examine representations of Jewish identity in both modern and postmodern dance.
Mon, Apr 21, 2014
Dr. Lichtenstein was recognized by her peers for her outstanding undergraduate teaching.
Thu, Apr 3, 2014
Students nominated and selected Dr. Grumberg as the 44th recipient of the annual Jean Holloway Teaching Award.
Mon, Mar 31, 2014
The nascent publication, founded by Louis Newman of Carleton College and Jonathan Crane of Emory University, will feature accessible peer-reviewed articles on contemporary moral and ethical issues.
Fri, Mar 28, 2014
Daily Texan reporter Natalie Sullivan has the scoop on the language course's disappearance and reinstatement, and why Yiddish matters.
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.
Fri, Dec 20, 2013
The undergraduate filmmaker shared why the Latino and Jewish communities need to work together, told us about the most memorable place in Mexico City, and let us in on the secret of where the best Jews live.
Sun, Nov 10, 2013
Dr. Stephen Sadow of Northeastern University called the center "the perfect home" for the 14 one-of-a-kind books, which feature one poem and one image each.