The deadline to apply for the mentorship program has passed.
The Association for Jewish Studies invites early career scholars and graduate students to participate in the annual conference mentorship program. Mentees will be matched with a senior scholar to discuss various aspects related to career development and the publication and grant-writing processes, among other potential topics. Mentees will meet with their mentors at a mutually agreed upon time at the conference.
Applicants, who must be current AJS members (September – December 2019 membership cycle), will have the opportunity to list their top three choices of mentors from the list of participating scholars. The AJS will attempt to match applicants with one of their preferred mentors, but based on availability, it may need to assign an alternative mentor to the applicant.
Contact Amy Weiss at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Holocaust history and Jewish film
Second Temple Judaism, Jewish history of the Second Temple era, social sciences
Social science, linguistics, Jewish education
American Jewish history, antisemitism, history of the family, migration, Jews and the state, higher education, gender, women and feminism
Holocaust, Jewish life in Europe after 1945, postwar trials and justice
Jewish-Christian relations, history of antisemitism, history of biblical scholarship
Jewish women’s and gender studies
Religion, sociology, Holocaust Studies
Modern Jewish history, history of the Holocaust, gender history, immigration history
Jews of modern France and/or the Francophone world, Jews of North Africa and the Middle East, Jewish-Muslim relations, secularism and religion in modern Jewish life
Contemporary American Jewish life and culture, education
Modern and contemporary Jewish American literature and cultural studies including media, popular culture, and book history; Yiddish American literature and culture; working in alt-ac and nonprofit positions; journalism
Holocaust literature and contemporary Jewish and Jewish American literature
Jewish liturgy, Jewish-Christian comparative theology, Jewish-Christian relations
Social, economic, and legal history of the Jewish of the medieval Islamic world
Modern Jewish history and thought
American Jewish history
Modern Europe, Jewish politics, contemporary religion
Jews under communism, Soviet (Jewish) cultural history, Holocaust history, queer studies, history of photography
Early modern literature and culture, Jewish-Christian relations, Christian Hebraism, religion and literature
Israel/Palestine, Jewish politics, pedagogy, op-ed writing, contemporary Jewish life, work-life balance/identity
Jewish in late antiquity, early Jewish mysticism and magic, ritual studies, liturgy and piyyut
Modern Jewish literature, Hebrew literature, feminist studies