SMUJS Faculty Highlights 

SMU Jewish Studies 2018 Newsletter Originally Posted: June 25, 2018 This is an excerpt from the 2018 Jewish Studies Newsletter. To read the full newsletter click here: SMU Jewish Studies 2018 Newsletter SMUJS Faculty Highlights  Sabri Ates was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship grant to research his book on Kurdish state-lessness.  Rick Cogley (Religious Studies) presented the paper “New England as the New Israel: The Case for and the Case Against” at the Society of Early Americanists in St. Louis, March 3, 2018.  Serge Frolov (Religious Studies) co-edited Partners with God: Critical and Theological Readings of the Bible in Honor of Marvin A. Sweeney (Claremont Press, 2017 ) in which he authored the chapter, “Is Form Criticism Compatible with Diachronic Exegesis? Rethinking Genesis [...]

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May Commencement Information

If you are looking for May Commencement information click here. Schedule of events Commencement Speaker Message from the President and Provost On behalf of the Southern Methodist University community, we invite you to attend SMU's 103rd Commencement Weekend, May 18 and 19, 2018. The activities that make up Commencement Weekend showcase some of the University's best traditions and are designed to recognize the pride we all feel in our students' accomplishments. The Baccalaureate Service on Friday evening enables graduating seniors and their guests to worship together. Later, as these seniors march through the Rotunda of Dallas Hall for the tradition known as Rotunda Recessional, they mark the end of their undergraduate years and the beginning of their lifelong association with SMU as alumni. On Saturday [...]

SMU Research Day 2018

SMU YouTube Originally Posted: April 15, 2018    

Event: October 18, “What’s Divine about Divine Law?”

Date: Oct. 18 Location: McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall Time:7:30 pm Lecture by Prof. Christine Hayes, Yale University Christine Hayes is Robert F. and Patricia R. Weis Professor of Religious Studies in Classical Judaica. Before joining the Yale faculty in 1996, she was Assistant Professor of Hebrew Studies in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University for three years. Her published works include several books and many articles in Vetus Testamentum, The Journal for the Study of Judaism, The Harvard Theological Review, and various scholarly anthologies. Link for more information:  

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Film Screening of PAST LIFE and JOE’S VIOLIN

Event Date: 9/24/17 Location: Hughes-Trigg Auditorium Time: 3:00-5:30 pm Dedman College's Jewish Studies program, Perkins’s Global Theological Education, and the Dallas Jewish Film Festival co-sponsor "Past Life," directed by Avi Nesher. Based on a true story and set in 1977 Jerusalem, two sisters — one a withdrawn classical musician, the other an extroverted scandal sheet journalist — set to unravel the family mystery of their difficult father’s experiences in Poland during the war. Link for more information:

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Watch: Welcome Back to the Hilltop!

SMU News Originally Posted: August 14, 2017 SMU’s faculty and staff prepared all summer for our students’ return to the Hilltop. Now we only have one week until we kick off the fall semester! From fostering innovation in the classroom to building spirit in the commons, the students bring campus to life. We look forward to seeing you back again soon. Dr. K.C. Mmeje, Vice President for Student Affairs  

Official University Calendar : 2017-2018

ACADEMIC YEAR 2017–2018 This calendar includes an addendum listing religious holidays for use in requesting excused absences according to University Policy 1.9. For religious holidays not listed, contact the Office of the Chaplain. Graduate programs in the Cox School of Business, Perkins School of Theology and Dedman School of Law, and the Department of Dispute Resolution and Counseling within the Simmons School of Education and Human Development have different calendars. Dates that the offices of the University will be closed will be announced at a later date. PDF

Congratulations Dedman College Graduates!

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