Registration for 'At Home in Academia?' Symposium
You are cordially invited to attend "At Home in Academia?" This exciting and innovative interdisciplinary symposium will take place on January 29, 2006, at the Los Angeles campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.
"At Home in Academia?" is a series of symposia for early-career scholars
that promotes informal and interactive discussions about how different
religious, racial, and ethnic communities in the United States negotiate
their relationship to American society. This meeting of the symposium
will examine the role of religion, language, and citizenship in shaping
American identities. Scholars from all areas of the humanities and
social sciences are invited to participate.
This symposium is free and includes a complimentary lunch and snacks for
all pre-registered participants. The full conference program and a
short registration form are available at www.ajhs.org/athome.
HUC-JIR is located at:
3077 University Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90007
"At Home" coordinating committee:
Lila Corwin Berman, Pennsylvania State University
Mia Bruch, Stanford University
Sarah Bunin Benor, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
Ari Kelman, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion/American Jewish Historical Society
Josh Perelman, University of Pennsylvania/National Museum of American Jewish History
"At Home in Academia?" is sponsored by:
The American Jewish Historical Society
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion/Los Angeles
USC Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life
Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion is the nation’s oldest institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates men and women for service to American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths. With centers of learning in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York, HUC-JIR’s scholarly resources comprise the renowned Klau Library, The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, research institutes and centers, and academic publications. In partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, HUC-JIR sustains the Reform Movement’s congregations and professional and lay leaders. HUC-JIR’s campuses invite the community to cultural and educational programs illuminating Jewish history, identity, art, and archaeology, and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding.