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