Forum Response

By Paula E. Hyman

Association for Jewish Studies (AJS), Spring 2006

Responding to a series of articles in which Judaic Studies professors discuss their respective Jewish studies undergraduate programs, the author notes a common denominator of how relatively young are all the programs discussed. She posits that the prolliferation of Jewish studies in American universities in the past twenty-five years has been part of a broader recognition in American higher education of the need to expand the concept of the liberal arts curriculum to include cultures once deemed marginal to the American experience.

Topic: Curriculum, Judaic Studies, Post-Secondary Education, Jewish Studies, Higher Education, Diversity

Name of Publication: AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies

Volume/Issue: Spring 2006

Page Number(s): 22-23

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Genre: Other

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Hyman, Paula E. Forum Response. AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies. Association for Jewish Studies (AJS). Spring 2006: 22-23. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2644


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