Monday, Jan 22, 2018
Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Judaic Studies Eve Krakowski and Jessica Marglin (Ph.D. 2013) won 2017 National Jewish Book Awards.
Monday, Jan 22, 2018
Fourth-year Ph.D. student Peter Kitlas was awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship, which will allow him to continue his dissertation research in Morocco and Turkey until December 2018.
Thursday, Dec 7, 2017
Michael Shin ’18 (WWS), a candidate for a certificate in Near Eastern Studies, has been named a Schwarzman Scholar.
Friday, Dec 1, 2017
Sixth-year Ph.D. student Cole Bunzel has been awarded the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship for the Humanities. Princeton University's top honor for graduate students, the Jacobus Fellowships are awarded to one Ph.D.
Friday, Dec 1, 2017
Eve Krakowski’s new book, Coming of Age in Medieval Egypt: Female Adolescence, Jewish Law, and Ordinary Culture, has been published by Princeton University Press.
Monday, Jun 26, 2017
Professor Bernard Haykel has agreed to serve as the Director of the Program in Near Eastern Studies beginning July 1, 2017. Haykel succeeds Associate Professor Cyrus Schayegh in this position. Haykel's research is concerned with the political and social tensions that arise from questions about religious identity and authority.
Friday, Jun 9, 2017
Third-year Ph.D. student Peter Kitlas has won a Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by the Social Science Research Council.
Monday, Jun 5, 2017
Near Eastern Studies held its 2017 Class Day Reception in 1915 Hall on June 5. At the reception the Department and Program announced departmental honors and presented this year’s prize winners.
Thursday, Jun 1, 2017
Graduating seniors Alice Catanzaro ’17 and Preston Lim ’17 have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa. “The Phi Beta Kappa Society, founded in 1776 and the oldest of all national honorary scholastic societies, has a chapter at Princeton. Election to this chapter is based on scholastic standing and is open to candidates for the A.B. and B.S.E.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
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