Franciscan monks in the cloister of Santa Maria in Ara Coeli

Historian’s work on mindful, medieval monks gets rave reviews

Feb. 21, 2023

CU Boulder alumna Jamie Kreiner shares ‘medieval cognitive practices’ with her students.

A penguin covered in oil

Doctor’s diagnosis for the Earth: a terminal human malignancy

Nov. 8, 2022

In "Homo Ecophagus," physician with CU Boulder ties sees humanity devouring itself—and the planet.

Bruce Lee In 'Enter The Dragon'

The enduring legacy of Bruce Lee

July 11, 2022

‘First Asian American global superstar’ prefigured, influenced today’s interconnected world, CU Boulder professor writes in new book.

South to freedom

The slaves who went south

Feb. 11, 2021

Scholar reflects on time and mentorship at CU Boulder while writing acclaimed new book on the road to the Civil War.

Rob Roy engraving

Literature as malware

Aug. 24, 2020

New book from CU Boulder professor explores the impact of literature about privilege and victimhood on our era


Historian probes shared humanity in Revolutionary War

March 22, 2018

Award-winning book explores parallel lives of two soldiers, martyr Nathan Hale and traitor Moses Dunbar.

Marjorie McIntosh working with books

Latino history book set to be released on Tuesday

March 7, 2016

A new book set chronicles the lives and contributions of Latinos in Boulder County. It also explores darker chapters in the county’s past, including the presence of the Ku Klux Klan and businesses posting “White Trade Only” signs that were ripped down by veterans returning from World War II and the Korean War.

Cluny and the Muslims of La Garde-Feinet cover

Cluny and the Muslims of La Garde-Feinet

Feb. 17, 2016

Hagiography and the Problem of Islam in Medieval Europe By Scott G. Bruce, associate professor of history Cornell University Press In the summer of 972 a group of Muslim brigands based in the south of France near La Garde-Freinet abducted the abbot of Cluny as he and his entourage crossed...

Cover of Disknowledge


Feb. 17, 2016

Literature, Alchemy, and the End of Humanism in Renaissance England By Katherine Eggert, professor of English University of Pennsylvania Press “Disknowledge”: knowing something isn’t true, but believing it anyway. In Disknowledge: Literature, Alchemy, and the End of Humanism in Renaissance England , Katherine Eggert explores the crumbling state of learning...

Cover of Dreams Bigger Than the Night

Dreams Bigger Than the Night

Feb. 17, 2016

By Paul M. Levitt, professor emeritus of English Taylor Trade Publishing Set during the Great Depression, when fascism was looking increasingly attractive to many, Paul M. Levitt’s latest novel surrounds attempts to boycott the 1936 Berlin Olympics and the counterforces at work: the American Nazi Party, Avery Brundage, a German...