While Omoyele Okunola (C’20) and Kate Lambroza (C’18) grew up aware of the effects of racism and anti-Semitism on African Americans and Jews, they didn’t deeply explore the relationship between the groups before taking a course on the subject this semester....

Faculty awards

Father Desbois Receives the 2017 Lantos Human Rights Prize

The Keeper
October 26, 2017

Father Desbois speaks on his work with Yahad-In Unum with the Lantos Foundation. He is the 2017 recipient of the Lantos Human Rights Prize.

David Ebenbach: Writers Aren't Who They Think They Are

Glimmer Train Press
September 14, 2017 | Portland, Oregon

David Ebenbach appears in the Glimmer Train Press to reflect on the process of writing his new book, Miss Portland.

Publications

Professor Ebenbach's "Miss Portland" is reviewed on Fiction Southeast

Fiction Southeast
September 8, 2017

"David Ebenbach’s first novel, Miss Portland, could serve as a model for short story writers attempting a novel: a single plot, compressed time line, and character-driven action add up to an important and touching depiction of the complexities of selfhood and being with mental illness..."

Let the Story Teach you its Form: An Interview with David Ebenbach

Fiction Southeast
September 8, 2017 | Washington, DC

David Ebenbach is interviewed by Margaret Luongo about his three short story collections, poems, and plays.

Local Author Encourages Mental Health Discussion in New Book

WTTG Fox 5
September 5, 2017 | Washington, DC

Publications

"Campus Confidential" Is Reviewed by the New York Times

The New York Times
August 22, 2017

Director of the CJC Jacques Berlinerblau has his most recent book, Campus Confidential, reviewed by the New York Times.

Current events

Professor Abrams' Take on What Happens after ISIS

Foreign Policy
July 10, 2017

Professor Abrams writes about the future of American involvement in the Middle East for Foreign Policy,

Book Review: Miss Portland: A Novel

Washington Independent Review of Books
July 10, 2017 | Los Angeles, California

David Ebenbach's book Miss Portland is reviewed by Laurie Tobenkin in the Washington Independent Review of Books.

Current events

Professor Abrams on Bloomberg News Regarding North Korea

Bloomberg
July 6, 2017

Former Deputy National Security Advisor Elliott Abrams discusses North Korea's escalating threats against the U.S. He spoke with Bloomberg's Julia Chatterley, Scarlet Fu and Joe Weisenthal on "What'd You Miss?"