Brian Catlos

"‘Western Culture’ and Where it Really Came From" and Upcoming Talk with Brian A. Catlos

Sept. 20, 2018

Brian A. Catlos , Professor of Religious Studies, Jewish Studies, and Director of the CU Mediterranean Studies Group, recently published an article titled "‘Western Culture’ and Where it Really Came From" on Hurst Publishers' website. In this article, he discusses immigration, how "no one 'owns' culture and it is never...

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Professor Brian Catlos' Latest Book Featured in The New Yorker

July 20, 2018

Professor Brian Catlos’s latest book, Kingdoms of Faith. A New History of Islamic Spain was featured in The New Yorker’s “Brief Notices” (23 May issue). From The New Yorker Kingdoms of Faith , by Brian A. Catlos (Basic) . Rejecting histories of Islamic Spain that cast it as either a...

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Professor Brian Catlos Awarded 2018 Haskins Medal

Feb. 1, 2018

The 2018 Haskins Medal is awarded to Professor Brian Catlos for his monograph, Muslims of Medieval Latin Christendom , c. 1050-1614 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015). Below is the full announcement from the Medieval Academy of America. Awarding the coveted Charles Homer Haskins Medal to Brian Catlos for his Muslims...

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Brian Catlos to speak about Jewish and Muslim relations in 11th-century Islamic Spain

Aug. 31, 2017

One night in 1066, Muslim inhabitants of the city of Granada in Spain rose up and slaughtered their Jewish neighbors in what has been described by some as the first pogrom on European soil. But peeling back the layers of history reveals a much more complex story, one that will...

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Brian Catlos Receives Award for Excellence in Leadership and Service from the Boulder Faculty Association

March 10, 2017

Dr. Brian Catlos was awarded a 2017 Award for Excellence in Leadership and Service by the Boulder Faculty Association for his work on Mediterranean Studies and the CU Mediterranean Studies Group at CU Boulder. This award honors excellence in teaching, service, and research to nominated CU Boulder faculty members. Congratulations,...

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Brian Catlos to Participate in Two Day Colloquium on Mediterranean Jewry at Università di Salento

March 24, 2016

On May 30–31, Brian Catlos , Professor of Religious Studies, Jewish Studies, and Director of the CU Mediterranean Studies Group, has been invited to take part in "The Intimate Sea: Jews, Families, and Networks in the Mediterranean, " a two day colloquium sponsored by the Berman Center for Jewish Studies...

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Brian Catlos awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship

May 28, 2015

Brian Catlos , Professor of Religious Studies, was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship to support his research project "Ethno-religious Identity in the Medieval Mediterranean and Beyond." Prof. Catlos also recently published an article entitled "Christian-Muslim-Jewish Relations, Medieval "Spain," and the Mediterranean: An Historiographical Op-Ed," in In...

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Brian Catlos plans conference at University of San Diego, speaks to Duke University

March 6, 2015

Brian Catlos , Professor of Religious Studies, will be organizing and moderating three panels at this year's American Association of Italian Studies Conference in Boulder, CO, March 26-29, 2015, entitled "Italy in the Mediterranean I: Conflict," "Italy in the Mediterranean II: Images," and "Italy in the Mediterranean III: Identities." With...

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Brian Catlos publishes article in Washington Post

Jan. 7, 2015

Brian Catlos , Professor of Religious Studies, recently published an article entitled "Religious Nationalism Finds a Footing in the Middle East" in The Washington Post. Read the article here

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Brian Catlos wins prestigious Albert Hourani Book Award

Nov. 25, 2014

The Middle East Studies Association has awarded the 2014 Albert Hourani Book Award to Brian Catlos's Muslims of Medieval Latin Christendom, ca. 1050-1614 (Cambridge: 2014). At the awards ceremony held on November 23 in Washington DC the prize committee chair, Prof. Tayeb el-Hibri (Judaic and Near Eastern Studies, UM Amherst)...

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