Christopher Silver, Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest

Modern Jewish history; 20th century North Africa and Middle East; popular culture and music

Education

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2017.

C. Phil., University of California, Los Angeles, 2015.

M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2014.

B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2005.

Publications

Articles

“Listening to the Past: Music as a Source for the Study of North African Jews,” solicited contribution to “Jews of Morocco and the Maghreb: History and Historiography,” ed., Aomar Boum, Jessica Marglin, Khalid Ben-Srhir, and Mohammed Kenbib, special issue of Hespéris-Tamuda. vol. L1.

Grants and Awards

Posen Society of Fellows (2016-2017)

ACLS/Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship (2016, declined)

American Academy Jewish Research, Travel Grant (2016)

UCLA Center for Jewish Studies, Sady Kahn Fellow (2015)

Maurice Amado Summer Research Award (2015)

UCLA History Department, Graduate Student Research Travel Grant (2015)

American Institute for Maghrib Studies, Short-Term Grant (2014)

UCLA Graduate Student Research Mentorship Award (2014)

UCLA History Department, Graduate Student Research Travel Grant (2013)

UCLA Center for Jewish Studies, Roter Research Travel Grant (2013)

Maurice Amado Program Summer Research (2013)

Maurice Amado Program Summer Research (2012)

 

Office Hours

Fall 2017

Thursday   10:30 - 12:30