Martha T. Roth, the Chauncey S. Boucher Distinguished Service Professor of Assyriology in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, the Oriental Institute, and the College, studies the legal and social history of ancient Mesopotamia. She is the Editor-in-Charge of the Oriental Institute’s Chicago Assyrian Dictionary Project, overseeing the compilation of the twenty-six volume dictionary of Assyro-Babylonian. Roth serves (since 2007) as Dean of the Division of the Humanities.
- Forward article by College intern Doni Bloomfield on Jews in prison
- Internships "life-changing" for undergraduates
- Joyce Zeger Greenberg establishes a new visiting professorship in Jewish Studies
- Congratulations to Dory Fox and Jonathon Catlin, winners of the Fourth Annual Undergraduate Essay Competition
- JOURNAL: Makom Issue No. 4, Download PDF
- Jonathon Catlin receives award from Jewish Theological Seminary
- Congratulations to Research/Travel Grant Award recipients, Jessica Andruss, Joshua Connor, Yaqub Hilal, Ruchama Johnston-Bloom, Tracey Jones, and Alexandra Zirkle
- Congratulations Michael A. Figueroa, Recipient 2012 Targum Shlishi Grant for Dissertation in Jewish Studies
- Haaretz: "Family, lies and videotape: Guy Ben-Ner's meteoric rise to fame"
- Haaretz: Sayed Kashua on his visit to Chicago
- AUDIO: Sayed Kashua, "Second Person Singular" March 5, 2013
- AUDIO: Eyal Chowers "Violence and the Hebrew Language: Israel's Inner-struggles"
- AUDIO: Sander Gilman, "Smart Jews and Science: The Science of 'Smartiness' and Jews"
- JOURNAL: Makom Issue No. 3, Download PDF
- Student publishes opinion piece in Haaretz
- Chicago Maroon on Israeli author Ronit Matalon
- VIDEO: David Grossman at the Chicago Humanities Festival
- VIDEO: Etgar Keret and Nathan Englander
- AUDIO: Matthew Suriano "Death in the Kingdom of Judah"
- AUDIO: Alvin Rosenfeld, The Gossett Lecture
- AUDIO: Nili Sacher Fox, "Fashion vs. Ideology"
- NEWS: On Stephen Durchslag. "Why is one haggadah different from all others?" – Haaretz Daily Newspaper
- AUDIO: Marc Michael Epstein, "Birds' Head Revisited"
- Conference: Hypocrisy and Dissimulation in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
- Director Stern in China
- The Arts of Jewish Memory Symposium Feb 25
- New Budapest Orpheum Society Tour in North Germany