“These efforts recognize the critical questions Jewishness raises and its place as part of a shared heritage.”Read More
Jewish Studies Program
Founded on the conviction that the record contained in the languages, literature, and history of the Jewish people, as these developed across the globe and over thousands of years, are an integral part of human heritage.
A&S faculty will lead many courses on campus and join educational vacations as part of Cornell Adult University.Read More
Seed grants, student travel grants and internships totaling $355,000 in the 2021–22 academic year supported international work done by many A&S faculty and students.Read More
The College has awarded seven New Frontier Grants totaling $1.25 million to faculty members pursuing critical developments in areas across sciences and humanities.Read More
Cornell University is pleased to announce a call for papers for an online workshop on “Judeo-Persian Literature at the Intersection of Jewish Studies and Iranian Studies,” held entirely on Zoom on December 6 and 7, 2022. The deadline to submit a proposal is June 10.Read More
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