Sephardic Studies Journal Releases New Online Issue - Call for Papers for Summer 2009
Part of FIU’s President Navon Program, the Journal for the Study of Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewry has been an ongoing, interdisciplinary project which draws upon the expertise of leading scholars in the field and seeks to cover all aspects of the Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewish experience.
MIAMI (March 20, 2009) – The newest issue of the Journal for the Study of Sephardic & Mizrahi Jewry is truly an exercise in interdisciplinary studies and features the work of leading scholars in the field of Judaic studies.
The Winter 2008/2009 (Vol. 2.2) issue of the journal includes the following peer-reviewed articles:
• Yechiel Shalom Goldberg’s "Spiritual Leadership and the Popularization of Kabbalah in Medieval Spain"
• Moshe Idel’s "Inner Peace through Inner Struggle in Abraham Abulafia's Ecstatic Kabbalah"
• Abraham D. Lavender’s "DNA Origins and Current Consequences for Sephardi, Mizrahi, and Ashkenazi Males and Females: Latest Results from Medical, Genealogical-Familial, and National-Ethnic Research"
• Avi Picard’s "Soft Religiosity: The Identity of North African Youths in Israel in the 1950s"
Call for papers! Academicians in the field are invited to submit articles and contribute to this innovative, new journal. Among the many benefits of publishing with the journal is the short time span between submission and publishing compared to other journals. Moreover, the journal is free, fully online, and easily accessible to the general public via the journal website.
The Journal for the Study of Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewry is a refereed, peer reviewed and interdisciplinary academic journal. Created to fill a lacuna in academic publications, the journal’s purpose is to provide an online platform for scholars to publish original, academic work that explores salient aspects within this burgeoning field of study.
While the journal is fully online and it is free of charge, donations are essential to its continued existence.
To access the Journal please use this link: http://sephardic.fiu.edu/journal/
For submission guidelines and a style/instruction sheet see: http://sephardic.fiu.edu/journal/Submission%20Guidelines_Journal.htm
Antonina Shachar, Copyeditor & Editorial Assistant
The Journal for the Study of Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewry
Florida International University
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(305)919-5610 Email: email@example.com Visit the website at http://sephardic.fiu.edu/journal/
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