Professor Abigail Gillman Publishes “A History of German Jewish Bible Translation”

Congratulations to Professor Abigail Gillman, Associate Professor of Hebrew, German & Comparative Literature in WLL, and a Jeffrey Henderson Senior Research Fellow in 14/15, on her newest publication: A History of German Jewish Bible Translation (The University of Chicago Press). “This book is the first in English to offer a close analysis of German Jewish […]

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Battle of the Sexes Screening and Q&A

We’d like to thank directors Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton for graciously taking the time to show us their new film Battle of the Sexes and talk with students about the film afterwards. It was a great discussion, and the audience learned a lot about filmmaking and the history behind the film. Students even got […]

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Boston University Welcomes Louis Chude-Sokei

Louis Chude-Sokei joined the Boston University faculty this fall. He is a Professor of English as well as the George and Joyce Wein Chair in African American Studies and the Director of the African American Studies Program. Chude-Sokei is a writer and scholar whose work focuses on the literary, political, and cultural implications and ramifications […]

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BUCH Director Professor Susan Mizruchi Installed as William Arrowsmith Professor in the Humanities

On November 21st, Center for the Humanities Director Professor Susan Mizruchi will be installed by Dean Ann Cudd as the inaugural William Arrowsmith Professor in the Humanities in an event celebrating the installment of five newly appointed CAS endowed chairs at the university. The gift agreement with the Arrowsmith family states that “the William Arrowsmith […]

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