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Avital Karpman

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Associate Clinical Professor, Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Program and Center for Jewish Studies
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Director, Hebrew Language Program, Hebrew

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Dr. Avital Karpman is the director of the Hebrew program and has been teaching at UMD since 2007. She received her Ph.D. in Education from York University. Dr. Karpman is the author of Kisharim: A Textbook for Advanced Learners of Hebrew (2014) and Who Does This Language Belong To? Personal Narratives of Language Claim and Identity (2008). Recently, she was awarded an Andrew Mellon grant to develop materials for online teaching of less commonly taught languages (2018-2020) as well as a grant from the Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education to research Hebrew teaching in public and charter schools (2018-2019).

 

Service & Outreach

Re-imagining The Future Of Hebrew In America

Mapping Hebrew language programs in charter and public schools in the U.S.

School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures | Hebrew

Lead: Avital Karpman
Non-ARHU Contributor(s): Sharon Avni, CUNY
Dates:

Avital Karpman, Hebbrew Program Director, was an invited speaker for a virtual conversation on "Re-imagining The Future Of Hebrew In America," with Sharon Avni, Professor, BMCC. The event was sponsored by CASJE (Collaborative for Applied Studies in Jewish Education).

 

Talk

Re-imagining The Future Of Hebrew In America

Mapping Hebrew language programs in charter and public schools in the U.S.

School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures | Hebrew

Lead: Avital Karpman
Non-ARHU Contributor(s): Sharon Avni, CUNY
Dates:

Avital Karpman, Hebbrew Program Director, was an invited speaker for a virtual conversation on "Re-imagining The Future Of Hebrew In America," with Sharon Avni, Professor, BMCC. The event was sponsored by CASJE (Collaborative for Applied Studies in Jewish Education).