Rebecca Wartell

Rebecca Wartell will present “The Exiled Bride: Jewish and Converse Widows in Early Modern Sephardic Society"

Sept. 12, 2022

Rebecca Wartell will be presenting a work-in progress — entitled “The Exiled Bride: Jewish and Converse Widows in Early Modern Sephardic Society" — at a workshop hosted by the Mediterranean Studies Group. Dr. Wartell will be in conversation with faculty from UCCS and Boulder, including Brian A. Catlos, organizer of...

Brian Catlos

Brian A. Catlos publishes a new textbook and companion sourcebook

Sept. 12, 2022

Brian A. Catlos, Professor of Religious Studies, has published a new textbook and companion sourcebook, The Sea in the Middle: The Mediterranean World, 650-1650 and Texts from the Middle . Learn more about these incredible resources here:

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan recently hosted two international Holocaust Studies conferences

Aug. 23, 2022

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan recently hosted two international Holocaust Studies conferences at Appalachian State: a symposium for educators on film and photography during the Holocaust, and an academic conference including panels on Yizker books, Yiddish women writers and the Shoah, children’s Holocaust literature, and teaching Holocaust studies. As part of these...

CU Campus in fall

What's New in Jewish Studies, 2022-2023

Aug. 22, 2022

As we enter the 2022-2023 academic year, we are pleased to announce a variety of new developments in the Program in Jewish Studies at CU Boulder. We are very excited to welcome two new members to Jewish Studies, Thomas Pegelow Kaplan , the new Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in...

Gregg Drinkwater

Gregg Drinkwater receives new Contingent Faculty and Independent Scholar Research Grant

Aug. 5, 2022

Gregg Drinkwater has been named one of the inaugural recipients of the Association for Jewish Studies’s new Contingent Faculty and Independent Scholar Research Grants, which will support his project "Prelude to Pinkwashing: Homonationalism, Diaspora, and the Gay Jewish Embrace of Israel.”

Samira Mehta

Samira Mehta publishes several articles about on abortion, American history, religion, and the Supreme Court.

July 1, 2022

Views on abortion differ not only among major religious traditions, but within each one. Samira Mehta, CU expert on religion, gender and sexuality, shares on The Conversation. Read the June 13th article here . Samira Mehta and Lauren Maclvor Thompson discuss how the Supreme Court’s abortion decision is based on...

Elias Sacks

Director Elias Sacks publishes a new book review in Modern Theology

June 20, 2022

Director Elias Sacks' review of Randi Rashkover's book "Nature and Norm: Judaism, Christianity, and the Theopolitical Problem” has been published in Modern Theology . You can access the review here.

Beverly Weber

Beverly Weber publishes a co-written article in a special issue of Feminist Formations

June 1, 2022

Beverly Weber has a new co-written article in the special issue of Feminist Formations: Time, Urgency, and Collaboration in the Corporate University . Read her article “ Decolonizing Time, Knowledge, and Disability on the Tenure Clock ” here.

Samira Mehta

Samira Mehta publishes a new article about birth control in The Conversation

June 1, 2022

Samira Mehta recently published the article " Protestants and the pill: How US Christians helped make birth control mainstream ." Professor Mehta’s current project, God Bless the Pill? Sexuality, Contraception, and American Religion examines the role of Jewish, Catholic, and Protestant voices in competing moral logics of contraception, population control,...

Samira Mehta

Samira Mehta quoted in a new article in Religious News Service

May 16, 2022

Samira Mehta was quoted in a new article about sustainability and faith-based food practices. You can read the article here: Faith-based foodies don’t stop at kosher or halal in search of sustainable eating