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Fine Receives Shohat Grant from International Catacomb Society

Fine_59329c-35Dr. Steven Fine, Dr. Pinkhos Churgin Professor of Jewish History and director of Yeshiva University's Center for Israel Studies, was recently awarded a $6,500 Shohat grant by the International Catacomb Society for his research with the Arch of Titus Digital Restoration Project. The grant will fund Fine's work in Rome this summer. Fine has also been invited to contribute a popular article on the Digital Restoration Project to Biblical Archaeology Review. 

In addition, he recently spoke at the Getty Research Conference, "Object-Value-Canon," which took place in Los Angeles, California, from May 12-13. Fine's topic was "Experiencing the Arch of Titus: Canon, Polychromy and the Flavian Triumph."

YU students will also travel to Rome in June with the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein and S. Daniel Abraham Honors Programs for courses in art and Jewish history.​​