Center for Jewish Studies

Robert Alter Awarded Doctor Philsophiae Honoris Causa

The Center for Jewish Studies is delighted to announce that Robert Alter, Emeritus Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature, and founding Director of the Center for Jewish Studies, has been awarded two degrees of Doctor Philsophiae Honoris Causa; one from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and one from the University of Haifa, for his work as "a leading scholar in the field of comparative literature, who combines in his work a passion for language with tireless intellectual curiosity." The Honorary Degree Ceremonies will take place in Spring 2015 in Jerusalem and Haifa... read more »