Rosalie Katchen Travel Award Past Recipients
Amanda Kaye Sharick
University of California, Riverside
"Dreaming Presently: Modern Re-presentations of Contested Histories in Motti Mizrachi's HERZL MEETS THE EMPEROR WILHELM II GATES OF MIKVE ISRAEL Sculputure."
Alison L. Joseph
"Dinah, Priestly Victim"
"Navigating the Civil and Religious Worlds: Jewish Marriage and Divorce in France and the United States (1881-1914)"
"Gendered Narrative of Violence during Pogroms in Ukraine"
The Hartman Institute
“The Cry of the Concubine at Gilbeah; the Whisper of Ruth on the Threshing Floor: An Intertextual Analysis of Two Biblical Stories”
University of Michigan
“In the Field of Jewish Eros”
“Do-it-yourself Miqva’ot: Creative Solutions to Legal Delinquency”
“Faith in the Fatherland: Jewish Women and Italy’s 1938 Racial Laws”
Jewish Theological Seminary
“A Love Story from the Old World that Ended in Tragedy in the New: Migration, Marriage, and Domestic Violence in the 20th Century Sephardic World”
Marymount Manhattan College
“Learned Mister Editor: Liana Fink’s Graphic Translation of Bintel Brief”
“Girlfriends in Paradise: The Garden of Eden and the Location of Modernity”
New York University
“A Beach of Their Own: A History of the Gender Segregated Beach in Tel Aviv”
“Halakhic Innovation in the Responsa of Hasdai Crescas: The Case of the Qatlanit”
Murat C. Yildiz
“Societe Juive de Gymnastique, ‘Maccabi’: An Ottoman Jewish Civic Association”
Visiting Assistant Professor, the Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies at the University of Oregon
Title of Paper: "Domestic Service in Eighteenth-Century Italy: Jews and Christians under the Same Jewish Roof"
Doctoral Candidate, CUNY Graduate Center
Title of Paper: "Tradition and Transition: American Orthodox Jewish Women Becoming and Being Sexually Active within Marriage"
Education Director, Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in British Columbia
Title of Paper: "'I was Afraid of Bringing Children into the World:' The Complex Roles of Female Holocaust Survivors in Postwar Canada”
Shaun Jacob Halper
Doctoral Candidate, UC Berkeley
Title of Paper: "The Jewish Homosexuality of Mordechai Jiri Langer (1894-1943)"
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of History at the University of Toronto
Title of Paper: "Managing Manhood: The Anxieties of American Jewish Medicine"
Visiting Instructor, Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at University of Michigan
Title of Paper: "AIDS, Holocaust, and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Benny Ziffer's Muselmann"
HBI Scholar-in-Residence, Fall 2012
Title of Paper: “Tango, Film, and Satirical Journalism in the Construction of Argentine National Identity”
Leslie Ginsparg Klein
University of Southern Indiana
AJS Paper: Tasting Food, Creating Identity: Sephardic Women and the Domestic Aspects of Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Gender
University of California, Berkeley
AJS Paper: How Shall I Go So Poor?: The European Poetry of Rikuda Potash
AJS Paper: An Aesthetics of Alienation and Intermarriage: The Avant-Garde Jewish Writings of Gertrude Stein and Mina Loy
AJS Paper: A Dead Man, a Magic Well and a Leper: Thoughts Concerning Two Jewish Rituals and Their Rationalizations from the European High Middle Ages
University of Pennsylvania
AJS Paper: In the Same Show Boat? Jewish Imitations of Black Life in the Fiction of Edna Ferber and Fannie Hurst
AJS Paper: Youth, Gender and Public Space in American Jewish Community Institutions at the Turn of the Century