Call for Papers

We are excited to announce that the fifth annual Undergraduate Judaic Studies Conference will take place at Barnard College on Sunday, February 16th (Presidents’ Day Weekend), 2020.

The conference will bring together qualified undergraduate students to present and discuss papers on topics in Judaic Studies. The conference aims to foster intercollegiate conversations among undergraduates pursuing research in Judaic Studies, as well as to provide accomplished undergraduates with the opportunity to present their research and receive feedback from peers.

We invite you to submit your work for review. Submit your work as a PDF or Word Document to The deadline for submissions is Thursday, December 19, 2019. Papers will be evaluated by qualified graduate students in the appropriate fields. If selected, you will be invited to present your research at the conference. Students whose papers are selected will receive travel subsidies as well as free food and housing.

We look forward to reading your ideas and to seeing you at the conference either as a presenter or as a participant. We hope you will join us in this effort to foster a meaningful conversation about Jewish experience that spans many fields of study as well as many campuses.