Sunday, July 31, 2016

2017-18 Fellowship on Jews and the Material in Antiquity

THE FRANKEL INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED JUDAIC STUDIES (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN): Fellowship Opportunity, Theme 2017-18: Jews and the Material in Antiquity.
The Frankel Institute’s 2017-2018 theme year will ask how Jews in the ancient world related both to matter itself and to issues of materiality. How did ancient Jews sense, understand, and even construct material entities such as artifacts, bodies, environments, and so on? How did those who were not Jewish perceive or represent the relationships between Jews and matter? Finally, how has the history of Jews and matter been reconstructed in modern scholarship and how might scholars approach the nexus of Jews and the material more productively?

Follow the link for additional details. Application information is here.

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