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Registration, Hotel, and Meal Information

AJS 45th Annual Conference
December 15-17, 2013 • Boston, Massachusetts
Sheraton Boston

Conference Registration Fees
Hotel Accommodations
Meal Prices and Reservations
Sephardi/Mizrahi Caucus Lunch
AJS Women's Caucus Breakfast

I. Conference Registration Fees

Advance conference registration fees are pending.

Please note:

  • Joint members must register separately if each member wishes to attend conference sessions and visit the book exhibit.
  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations after October 31, 2013 (September 15, 2013 for session participants). All refunds will be charged a $20.00 processing fee($10.00 for students), with the exception of refunds requested by those whose papers were not accepted.
  • Conference badges must be worn for admission to all conference sessions and the book exhibit.

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II. Hotel Accommodations

The AJS is pleased to announce that the Sheraton Boston, located at 39 Dalton Street, Boston, MA 02199 has extended the AJS a rate of $129.00 per room, single and double occupancy, not including taxes, with a limited number of rooms for students at $119.00. Reservations can be made by calling the Sheraton reservations line at 1-888-627-7954; it is very important for your reservation to be included in the AJS room block, so please make sure to ask for the Association for Jewish Studies rate.

To make reservations online, please click here for the AJS rate. Students only: please click here for the student room rate. Please do not use the regular website or other hotel booking sites to make your reservation; the only way to access the special AJS reduced rate is through our group's special reservations links.

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III. Meal Prices and Reservations

Kosher meals will be catered by Catering by Andrew, under the supervision of the Vaad Harabonim of Massachusetts. We look forward to having many attendees dining together throughout the conference, and especially at the Gala Banquet on Sunday, December 15, 2013. All meal reservations must be made by November 15, 2013.



Meal Prices



Breakfast (Sunday, December 15, 2013)



Lunch (Sunday, December 15, 2013)



Gala Banquet (Sunday, December 15, 2013)






Breakfast (Monday, December 16, 2013)



Lunch (Monday, December 16, 2013)



Dinner (Monday, December 16, 2013)






Breakfast (Tuesday, December 17, 2013)



Lunch (Tuesday, December 17, 2013)






All meals



*The AJS is currently raising funds to subsidize the cost of the Gala Banquet. Subsidized rates will be posted in the fall.


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IV. Sephardi/Mizrahi Caucus Lunch
The Sephardi/Mizrahi Caucus Lunch will take place Monday, December 16, 2013.  The cost is $35.00.  Paid reservations must be made online by November 15, 2013. The annual meeting of the AJS Sephardi/Mizrahi Caucus will take place immediately following the lunch and is open to all conference attendees. For further information, please contact Professor Marcy Brink-Danan ( or Professor Adriana M. Brodsky (

Click here to make a reservation for the Sephardi/Mizrahi Caucus Lunch.

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V. AJS Women’s Caucus Breakfast
The AJS Women’s Caucus Breakfast, open to members of the AJS Women’s Caucus, will be held Monday, December 16, 2013 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.  The deadline for pre-registration for the Breakfast is November 15, 2013.  You may make a breakfast reservation and renew your Women's Caucus membership online. If you prefer, you may also renew your Women's Caucus membership by mailing the Women’s Caucus Membership Form and membership dues ($20.00 faculty, $10.00 student) to: Caryn Aviv, Program in Jewish Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder, 122 UCB, Boulder, CO 80302.

Click here to make a reservation for the AJS Women’s Caucus Breakfast.

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