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2015 Conney Conference Call for Papers and Proposals

We are pleased to announce that the 2015 Conney Conference on Jewish Arts will be co-presented by The Mosse-Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies at The University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Southern California Initiative for Israeli Arts and Humanities.  This year’s conference, marking the 10th anniversary of The Conney Project on Jewish Arts, will be held on the campus of USC in Los Angeles.

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Conney Conference on Jewish Arts 2015March 24-26, 2015
University of Southern California

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Keynote Speakers: Professor Janice Ross, Stanford University; Israeli Artist Andi Arnovitz (View Bios)

Conference Theme: Jewish/American/Israeli: Intertwined Identities in the Contemporary Arts and Humanities

We are interested in scholarship and performance that reflects the theme of this year’s conference and welcome proposals in the following areas:

  • Papers that reflect scholarly research
  • Panels that engage a number of scholars focused on the same area of research
  • Performance presentations that merge theory and practice
  • Panels, talks, and presentations by artists and performers that examine their artistic practice in relation to our theme

Please include a short bio and a proposal of no more than 500 words.

PLEASE SUBMIT PAPERS AND PROPOSALS BY DECEMBER 1 using our online form.

For further information, please contact Douglas Rosenberg, rosend@education.wisc.edu; or Ruth Weisberg, reweisb@usc.edu.


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