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Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman

VanDiver and Lieberman selected for NEH Summer Stipend awards

May. 13, 2019—Faculty members Rebecca K. VanDiver and Phillip I. Lieberman are the only professors in Tennessee to receive 2019 Summer Stipends from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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New research on the ancient Mediterranean among workshop topics

Oct. 16, 2017—Researchers from a variety of institutions who study the Late Antiquity will be on campus Oct. 19-20 for a consortium in which Vanderbilt faculty across many academic disciplines will participate.

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Judaeo-Arabic culture focus of cross-disciplinary conference

Aug. 9, 2016—Renowned experts across disciplines will speak on Judaeo-Arabic history and culture at an international conference at Vanderbilt University Aug. 15-18.

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Listen: Ackerman-Lieberman offers new perspective on Medieval Egypt

May. 1, 2014—Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman draws on legal documents from the Cairo Geniza in his new book, The Business of Identity: Jews, Muslims, and Economic Life in Medieval Egypt (Stanford University Press, 2014), for a better understanding of daily life in the Medieval Islamic world. Ackerman-Lieberman is an assistant professor of Jewish studies and law, assistant professor...

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Listen: Vanderbilt professor studies image of dog in Jewish history

Jun. 18, 2013—A new book that explores the cultural manifestations of the relationship between dogs and Jews from ancient to contemporary times has been co-edited by Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman, assistant professor of Jewish studies and law at Vanderbilt.

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Teaching Well

Apr. 4, 2011—The Center for Teaching’s new fellowship helps junior faculty craft their curriculum Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman knows a lot about economics, the Talmud, rabbinic ordination and more. But when he arrived at Vanderbilt in 2009, there was something he wasn’t quite ready to handle despite his three master’s degrees and Ph.D. “I had not been in an...

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