Prof. Hu-Dehart wins 2014 Robert L. Perry Mentoring Award

On April 5, Professor Hu-Dehart was awarded the 2014 Robert L. Perry Mentoring Award by the National Association for Ethnic Studies. The award recognizes outstanding persons who demonstrate the same spirit of mentoring and commitment to students and faculty as Dr. Robert L. Perry, one of the earliest members of the National Association for Ethnic Studies and one of the first African Americans to earn a Ph.D.

(Distributed April 8, 2014)

April 6-7: Zionism as a Cultural Movement - An International Conference

On Sunday, April 6 and Monday, April 7, Brown University will host an international conference about the culture of Zionism. The conference kicks off with a keynote address by author Ronit Matalon on Zionism and literature.

Throughout both days, panel discussions and symposia will explore literature, music, visual culture, and more in the context of Jewish culture and Zionist politics. On Sunday evening, enjoy a program of concert chamber music performed by Israeli musicians.

(Distributed April 1, 2014)

Prof. Jonathan Conant, recipient of 2013-14 Charles A. Ryskamp Fellowship

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has announced that Assistant Professor Jonathan Conant received the 2013-14 Charles A. Ryskamp Fellowship for his project The Carolingians and the Ends of Empire,
ca. 795-840. This program, along with the Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship , support scholars who are embarking on ambitious, large-scale research projects at critical stages in their academic careers.

(Distributed March 17, 2014)
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