Christopher Silver

Assistant Professor

Segal Family Assistant Professor in Jewish History and Culture

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)