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AJS Webinars

Please join us for our lunchtime webinar series, a new benefit of AJS membership. All you need is a computer and a phone or speakers. Webinars cover a range of professional development, research, and teaching topics and are open to all AJS members. Pre-registration is required.

Webinars are archived on our website and available by logging in to your MyAJS account. We will be adding more events to the webinar line-up; follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates.

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How to Create Public Talks Based on Your Dissertation or Book Research

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
12:30 – 1:30 PM ET

This webinar, geared towards graduate students and early career scholars (but open to all AJS members), will offer tips on designing public lectures based on your dissertation or book research. Pamela S. Nadell, the Patrick Clendenen Chair in Women’s and Gender History and Director of the Jewish Studies Program at American University, will be in conversation with Alanna Cooper, the Abba Hillel Silver Chair of Jewish Studies at Case Western Reserve University. Some of the topics they will cover include choosing a topic for a public lecture, writing a title and description to draw an audience, preparing visuals to accompany your lecture, communicating with an audience, and handling the Q & A.