By Matthew Warshawsky



24th Annual Conference
Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies

Dallas, TX

July 20-22, 2014 

Please join us for the 24th annual conference of the Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies, which will take place in Dallas from Sunday, July 20, through Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Our featured speakers are prolific authors and professors of Hispano-Jewish literature. Angelina Muñiz Huberman (National Autonomous University of Mexico–UNAM) will present the Keynote Address.

Ilan Stavans (Amherst College) will give the Annual Martin Sosin Address to Advance the Crypto-Judaic Arts.

We invite papers on crypto-Judaism from any discipline (e.g., anthropology, history, sociology, philosophy, literature, music, etc.) and from any geographic location or time period.

We also welcome papers on all aspects of the Sephardic experience and that of other communities exhibiting crypto-Jewish phenomena. Papers addressing research on crypto-Jews in Texas, New Mexico, and southern Colorado are particularly welcome.
Interested scholars and professionals, including advanced graduate students, are invited to submit proposals for papers, presentations, or workshops. Proposals are also welcome from individuals with personal stories or other personal research relating to crypto-Judaism.

Proposals may be for individual presentations or for complete sessions on specific topics. Please indicate if presentation represents completed research or work in progress.

Conference presentation proposals must include a title, an abstract or summary of 200 words, and a brief bio.

Please send proposals or inquiries to

Matthew Warshawsky, International Languages and Cultures, University of Portland

Deadline for Proposals: May 1, 2014