Professor Nan Goodman

Professor Nan Goodman Delivers Talk at University of Sarajevo

Oct. 22, 2019

Earlier this month, Professor Nan Goodman delivered a talk titled “Hayonian Epistemology and the Tripartite Jewish God in the Age of Locke” at a conference on Nehemiah Hiyya Hayon at the University of Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Professor David Shneer to Host Two "Indecent" Talkbacks in Denver

Sept. 3, 2019

David Shneer, Professor of History, Religious Studies, and Jewish Studies, recently worked as the Yiddish consultant for Indecent at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts . He will host two talkbacks after the play on Sunday, September 15, 1:30 PM and again on Friday, October 4, 7:30 PM. Learn...

Professor David Shneer

Professor David Shneer coaches cast of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ production of Indecent about Yiddish theater and how to make the guttural “r” when speaking Yiddish

Aug. 7, 2019

Yiddish Studies scholar David Shneer , Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History and Professor of History, Religious Studies, and Jewish Studies, gave a workshop for the cast of the DCPA’s production of Indecent , the Paula Vogel meditation on Sholem Asch’s “God of Vengeance,” that was a hit...

Professor Hilary Falb Kalisman

Professor Hilary Kalisman Awarded National Academy of Education Fellowship

May 14, 2019

The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to announce that Professor Hilary Falb Kalisman has been selected as a 2019 National Academy of Education (NAEd) /Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow . This year, thirty fellows were selected from a competitive pool of 221 applications. The fellowship supports early career scholars from a...

Hilary Falb Kalisman

Professor Hilary Falb Kalisman Named American Council of Learned Societies Fellow

May 2, 2019

The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to announce that Hilary Falb Kalisman , Assistant Professor of History and Endowed Professor of Israel/Palestine Studies in the Program in Jewish Studies, is one of two CU Boulder historians to have won a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)...

Eyal Rivlin

Eyal Rivlin Promoted to Senior Instructor

April 9, 2019

The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to announce that Eyal Rivlin , Instructor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, has been promoted to Senior Instructor, effective August 2019. Eyal Rivlin has served as a Hebrew Instructor for the Program in Jewish Studies for seven years. Throughout his time with Jewish...

Professor Nan Goodman

Professor Nan Goodman Receives 2019 Excellence Award

March 11, 2019

The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to announce that Nan Goodman , Director of the Program in Jewish Studies and Professor of English and Jewish Studies, has been awarded a Boulder Faculty Assembly Excellence Award in Research, Scholarly, and Creative Work. This award celebrates faculty contributions of the highest...

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New Israel/Palestine Professor to Begin Teaching

Jan. 10, 2019

The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to announce that Professor Hilary Falb Kalisman, the Program's Endowed Professor of Israel/Palestine Studies, will begin teaching courses this spring semester. Professor Kalisman has a PhD in History from the University of California, Berkeley and a BA in Middle East Studies from Brown...

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"Think the Bible is fully understood?" Professor Sam Boyd Featured in the CU Arts & Sciences Magazine

Dec. 5, 2018

Sam Boyd , Professor of Jewish Studies and Religious Studies, was recently interviewed by the Colorado Arts & Sciences Magazine. In the article, Professor Boyd talks about his research on the Bible and how these ancient texts are still so relevant today. Boyd didn’t always want to become a professor...

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Professor Samuel Boyd Gives Talk During CU's Research and Innovation Week

Oct. 18, 2018

On Wednesday, October 17, Samuel Boyd, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, presented his research in a "TED-style" talk at the Dairy Art Center as part of the University of Colorado's first Research and Innovation Week. Nine faculty members from CU gave short, five-minute elevator pitches to the...

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