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192 NEWS AND INFORMATION Conferences SHOFAR 1993 NAPH Conference on University Teaching of'Hebrew Language and Literature The National Association of Professors ofHebrew (NAPH) is convening its tenth annual conference on University teaching of Hebrew language and literature at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, on June 6-8, 1993. The NAPH conferences bring together Hebrew scholars and educators from universities, colleges, and seminaries across the country for an exchange of knowledge and information related to teaching in all areas of Hebrew language and literature. There are also sessions devoted to current scholarship and research on Hebrew language and linguistics, modern Hebrew literature, biblical and post-biblical language and literature. The conference is open to educators who are not members of NAPH. For further information contact: Professor Gilead Morahg, University of Wisconsin, 1346 Van Hise HalI, Madison, \VI 53706. Phone: (608) 2623204 . Gender and Judaism The Melton Center for Jewish Studies at the Ohio State University is pleased to announce a conference on Gender and judaism, April 25-27, 1993. This conference aims to explore the ways in which our understanding and experiencing of gender has influenced and been influenced by classical and modern Jewish perspectives. Speakers and participants will examine recent developments pertaining to gender-related issues within jewish thought, history, literature, ritual, and culture. Plenary speakers include: Howard Adelman (Smith College), Harry Brod (USC), Yael Feldman (NYU), Sylvia Barak Fishman (Brandeis) Laura Geller (American jewish Congress), judith Hauptman Uewish Theological Seminary), Susannah Heschel (Case Western), Paula Hyman (yale), judith Plaskow (Manhattan ColIege), and Alice Shalvi (Israel Women's Network). For more information contact: judith Stauber, Conference Coordinator, Melton Center for jewish Studies, Ohio State University, 344 Dulles Hall, 230 W. 17th Ave., Columbus, 01-1 43210-1311. Phone: (614) 292-0967. Vol. 10, No. -1 Summer 1992 193 Scholars Conference on the Holocaust and the German Church Struggle The 23rd conference in a series founded in 1970 by Franklin H. Littell and Hubert G. Locke, the 1993 conference will be held March 7-9 in Tulsa and hosted by the Universiry of Tulsa. The conference theme is The Uses and Abuses of Knowledge, including panels on the following topics: ┬ĚThe Manhattan Project 50 years After: Symbol of Scientific Power and Its Potential Use and Misuse; The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum: Its Promise and Purpose; Remembering Rescuers and the Meanings of Their Actions (50 Years After the Rescue of the Danish Jews); The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Remembered: Symbol of Resistance and Courage (1943-1993); The Hermeneutics and/or Politics of Memory. For further information, write: Henry F. Knight, Universiry of Tulsa, 600 S. College Ave., Tulsa, OK 74104-3189. Fax: (918) 631-2066. Educational News Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships in Jewish Studies Grants are available to students preparing for academic careers in Jewish Studies or whose dissertations relate integrally to Jewish life and culture. The purpose of the grant is to enable the completion of work on the dissertation. Applicants must have completed all academic requirements and should be in the advanced stages ofwriting their dissertations. Applications will be judged on the basis of the potential contribution of the individual to the field of Jewish scholarship. The amount of the grams will be determined by the Academic Advisory Committee; however, awards last year ranged from $4,000 to $6,000. Eligibility is limited to citizens and permanent residents of the United States. Applications must be received by December 31st for the next academic year. Application forms can be obtained.. from: National Foundation for Jewish Culture, c/o Elaine Borsykowsky, 330 Seventh Ave., 21st floor, New York, NY 10001. Phone: (212) 629-0500. 194 Sidney and Hadassah Musher Publication Prize SHOFAR The National Foundation for Jewish Culture invites submissions for the Sidney and Hadassah Musher Publication Prize. The prize will provide a $3,000 grant towards the cost of publication for Ph.D. dissertations relating to Jewish life in Israel or the Diaspora from 1880 to the present. Applicants must have completed their dissertations and have a commitment for publication from an academic or university press. The Publication Prize will be awarded in 1992 and every other year thereafter. For more information contact: National Foundation for Jewish Culture, 330 Seventh...


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