Professor Jessica Lang Named JSC Interim Director
Dean Jeffrey Peck is pleased to announce that Professor Jessica Lang of the English Department will be the Interim Director of the new Jewish Studies Center (JSC) from Spring 2010 through academic year 2011-2012.
Lang will be responsible for administering the four dimensions of the JSC: 1) the academic program, 2) community outreach activities, 3) relations with arts/cultural organizations and 4) links with Jewish student groups on campus.
Professor Lang has been involved with the JSC from its inception and her own research focuses on Jewish American literature. She teaches, among other courses, Jewish American Literature, Holocaust Literature. In Fall 2011, Professor Lang will teach the Jewish Studies Capstone course: "New York and the Jewish Experience."