Annual WJSA Conference

The WJSA is a nonprofit organization founded in 1995 to organize a Jewish Studies conference every Spring at alternating sites in the western United States and Canada. The conference serves as a forum for Jewish Studies scholars in this region to present their research, discuss pedagogical issues, network with colleagues in their disciplines, and share information about the funding and organization of Jewish Studies programs.

The Univ of Arizona web address for the conference is: http://judaic.arizona.edu/WJSA

For paper and panel submittal information for the annual WJSA Conference held in the Spring of every year, please use the following link ---->CALL FOR PAPERS 2014 <----

For the latest program information for the annual WJSA Conference held in the Spring of every year, please use the following link ---->Conference Program May 2014<------

Information for making your hotel reservations for the conference can be accessed at this site ---> Tucson Marriott University Park Hotel <-----

Information to register for the 2014 WJSA Jewish Studies Conference being held May 4-5, 2014 at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, can be found on this registration form, which is a .pdf file that you can download and print --->Conference Registration 2014<--

Western Jewish Studies Association Conference 2014

"CONTINUITY & DISCONTINUITY IN JEWISH CULTURE"

The WJSA is a nonprofit organization founded in 1995 to organize a Jewish Studies conference every Spring at alternating sites in the western United States and Canada. The conference serves as a forum for Jewish Studies scholars in this region to present their research, discuss pedagogical issues, network with colleagues in their disciplines, and share information about the funding and organization of Jewish Studies programs.

The Conference
The Conference begins Sunday, May 4th - with early check-in on Saturday May 3rd -  and ends at noon on May 5th.
Stargazing Saturday evening
, May 3rd with renowned UA Astronomer Thomas Fleming.
“Scholars Dinner” Sunday, May 4th - Keynote Speaker Theodore Sasson, Brandeis University.

Registration  
Conference Registration Form 2014
Register for the WJSA 2014 Conference through The University of Arizona, Arizona Center for Judaic Studies.
You do not have to be a Western Jewish Studies Association member in order to participate in or attend the conference.
However, WJSA members will receive a discount.    WJSA Membership Form

Hotel Accommodations
Book your room at the conference rate through Tucson Marriot University Park Hotel.
A block of rooms has been reserved for WJSA participants at the Tucson Marriott University Park Hotel. The Tucson Marriott is located in the heart of the historic West University Neighborhood.  It is surrounded by restaurants, museums and shops.  It is also adjacent to The University of Arizona campus.