Opportunities and Happenings From Across the Field

2022 Distinguished Early Career Awardee: Ilana Horwitz

July 24, 2022

The ASSJ is very pleased to announce that the inaugural ASSJ Distinguished Early Career Aware recipient is Ilana Horwitz, Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Sociology, and the Fields-Rayant Chair of Contemporary Jewish Life at the Stuart and Suzanne Grant Center for the American Jewish Experience at Tulane University.  Dr. Horwitz’s recent book, God, Grades, and Graduation: […]

2022 Marshall Sklare Awardee: Debra Renee Kaufman

July 24, 2022

The ASSJ is very pleased to announce that Professor Debra Renee Kaufman will be the recipient of the 2022 Marshall Sklare Award in recognition of her many accomplishments in contemporary Jewish Studies and in the broader academic fields of the social sciences and the humanities.  Professor Kaufman, who is Professor Emerita and Matthews Distinguished University […]

ASSJ at the 2022 World Jewish Congress

June 26, 2022

The ASSJ is pleased to announce that we are sponsoring five sessions at the 2022 World Congress of Jewish Studies, to be held in Jerusalem, August 8-12.  More information about the Congress can be found here.   Research in Social Sciences on Contemporary Jewry: Current Paths, Disciplinary Approaches, New Challenges Chair: Uzi Rebhun Harriet Hartman, […]

CFP: Contemporary Jewry Special Issues

April 17, 2022

Contemporary Jewry, the journal of the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ) Call for Papers for three special issues Address all inquiries to Harriet Hartman, editor-in-chief, Contemporary Jewry, 1) Pew Research Center’s Jewish Americans in 2020 We are interested in full-length manuscripts (8-10,000 words) as well as shorter pieces focusing on […]

CFN: Marshall Sklare Award

April 17, 2022

Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ) Marshall Sklare Award Call for Nominations Due date: Friday, April 29, 2022 Submit to: The Marshall Sklare Award is given annually by the ASSJ to a senior researcher who has made a significant scholarly contribution to the social scientific study of Jewry through the publication […]

CFN: ASSJ Distinguished Early Career Award

March 1, 2022

The ASSJ Distinguished Early Career Award will be presented to a recent PhD (within the last ten years) whose work reflects excellence in the application of social science theories and methods to the study of contemporary Jewry. The inaugural Distinguished Early Career Award will be granted at the 2022 annual conference of the Association for Jewish Studies.