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2015-16 Special Initiatives Grant Recipients

2015-16 Special Initiatives Grant Recipients Posted on May 5, 2016


Congratulations Special Initiatives Grant Recipients

The American Academy for Jewish Research is pleased to announce the winners of its Special Initiatives Grant. AAJR provides grants for no more than $5,000 to faculty at North American universities to, 1) encourage projects of academic collaboration between Jewish studies programs and colleagues between two or more institutions, Or, 2) enable scholarly endeavors that would not otherwise receive funding.

Isaac Bleaman, New York University
Ayala Fader, Fordham University
New York Working Group on Jewish Orthodoxies

Federica Francesconi, College of Idaho
Rena Lauer, Oregon State University
Jews, Gender, and the Premodern Mediterranean: Building a Pacific Northwest Network

Rebecca Kobrin, Columbia University
Voices of the Russian-Jewish Diaspora in Germany

Erica Lehrer, Concordia University
Curating Polish-Jewish Folklore in a Krak√≥w’s Ethnographic Museum

Jessica Marglin, University of Southern California California
Working Group on Jews in the Maghrib and the Middle East (Cal JeMM)

Anya Quilitzsch, Indiana University
Marc Smith, Purdue University
Jewish Studies Graduate Student Workshops

Alex Ramos, University of Pennsylvania
Jillian Stinchcomb, University of Pennsylvania
Annette Yoshiko Reed, University of Pennsylvania
Ancient Judaism Regional Seminar

Ira Robinson, Concordia University
Jews and the Urban Experience

Krista Dalton, Columbia University
Simcha Gross, Yale University
Nathan Schumer, Columbia University
The Ancient Jew Review

Francesca Bregoli, CUNY-Queens College
Elisheva Carlebach, Columbia University
Debra Glasberg, Columbia University
Joshua Teplitsky, SUNY-Stony Brook
Magda Teter, Fordham University
Early Modern Workshop

Giddon Ticotsky, Stanford University
Hebrew Literature Colloquium

Joshua Furman, Rice University
Claire Katz, Texas A & M University
Chad Spigel, Trinity University
Melissa Weininger, Rice University
South Texas Jewish Studies Faculty Consortium

Tzvi Novick, University of Notre Dame
Jordan Rosenblum, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Devorah Schoenfeld, Loyola University-Chicago
Abraham Winitzer, University of Notre Dame
Rebecca Scharbach Wollenberg, University of Michigan
Beyond the Book: Thinking Biblically Without the Bible