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Jewish Studies Program

Conference Participants:



  • Christian Anderson (Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policies, University of South Carolina)
  • Regina Barreca (Professor of English, University of Connecticut)
  • Joe Boskin (Professor Emeritus of American Social and Ethnic History, Boston University)
  • Federica K. Clementi (Associate Professor of English & Jewish Studies, University of South Carolina)
  • Joseph Dorinson (Professor of History, Long Island University)
  • Stanley Dubinsky (Professor of Linguistics & Jewish Studies, University of South Carolina)
  • Lanita Jacobs (Associate Professor of Anthropology and American Studies, University of Southern California)
  • Russell H Kaschula (NRF SARChI Chair: African Language Studies, School of Languages, Rhodes University)
  • Catherine Keyser (Associate Professor of English, University of South Carolina)
  • Rebecca Krefting (Associate Professor of American Studies, Skidmore College)
  • Paul Malovrh (Associate Professor of Spanish,, University of South Carolina) 
  • Bob Mankoff (Cartoon Editor Emeritus, The New Yorker; Humor and Cartoon Editor, Esquire magazine)
  • Lawrence Mintz (Professor Emeritus of American Studies, University of Maryland)
  • Ferne Pearlstein (Independent filmmaker)
  • Kimberly Simmons (Associate Professor of Anthropology & African-American Studies, University of South Carolina)
  • Lauren Rebecca Sklaroff (Associate Professor of History, University of South Carolina)
  • David Slucki (Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies, College of Charleston)
  • Harvey Starr (Dag Hammarskjold Professor Emeritus in International Affairs & Jewish Studies)
  • Jarrod Tanny (Associate Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Wilmington)
  • Stephen Whitfield (Max Richter Professor of American Civilization, Brandeis University

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