The Program in Jewish Studies is delighted to host a variety of exciting events this 2021- 2022 academic year.
Previous Events 2021-2022
Peak to Peak Webinar Concert Series: Contemporary Klezmer Music & Yiddish Song
A Conversation/Performance with Visiting Musicians Zoë Aqua and Adah Hetko and Professor Yonatan Malin
Monday, September 20, 2021
Peak to Peak Webinar Concert Series: Traditional Klezmer Music
A Conversation/Performance with Visiting Musicians Cookie Segelstien and Josh Horowitz and Professor Yonatan Malin
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Peak to Peak Webinar Concert Series: Middle Eastern/North African Jewish Poetic Songs (Piyyutim)—From Pulpit to Pop Chart
A Conversation/Performance with Dr. Galeet Dardashti and Professor Yonatan Malin
Thu, Dec 02, 2021
Hilary Falb Kalisman, Endowed Professor of Israel/Palestine Studies at CU Boulder, in conversation with Ahmed Mansour & Dan Chyutin on the relationship between the United States, Israel, & Palestine.
Monday, October 18
2022 Holocaust Remembrance Day
Dr. Willa M. Johnson
Through an Artist's Eyes: The Dehumanization & Racialization of Jews & Political Dissidents During the Third Reich
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Sondra & Howard Bender Visiting Scholar Public Lecture
Professor Annette Yoshiko Reed
Evil Spirits, Wayward Stars, and Scribal Knowledge in Jewish Antiquity
Thursday, February 24, 2022
2022 Virtual Schmooze-A-Palooza
Each year, the Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder presents a music festival featuring Hebrew-language students, alumni, faculty, and members of the broader public. During the past two years of social distancing, we have gathered together virtually to explore the Hebrew language, build community, and make memories. This year, we came together online to sing the classic Israeli song “Ha-yeladim Koftzim” (by Roi Levy and Avraham Tal of Shotei Hanevu’ah).
The American Jewish Experience in Medicine Program
The Program in Jewish Studies partnered with the Anschutz Center for Bioethics and Humanities to present Medical Racism and the American Jewish Experience on April 25, 2022. The program included presentations and discussions with Barron H. Lerner, MD, PhD, Matthew Wynia, MD, MPH, Barron H. Lerner, Gregg Drinkwater, PhD, Alan M. Kraut, PhD, Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH, and Shanta M. Zimmer, MD.
Holocaust, Genocide & Contemporary Bioethics Program
The Program in Jewish Studies partnered with the Anschutz Center for Bioethics and Humanities to present Legacies of the Holocaust and Health Equity Today was presented by Dr. Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH, on April 26, 2022.
2022 Undergraduate Student Research Showcase
Through our Undergraduate Research Assistant Program, the Program in Jewish Studies provides CU Boulder undergraduate students with opportunities to collaborate with faculty on cutting-edge research projects by asking new questions, producing new knowledge, and sharing their findings with diverse audiences. Students presented their work at a research showcase in April 2022.