Professor Elias Sacks

Message from the Director: COVID-19 Response from the Program in Jewish Studies

March 20, 2020

As we complete our first full week of the “new normal” of online learning and remote work here at the University of Colorado Boulder, I write to you with an offer of support and a message of gratitude. First and foremost, I want to say that the Program in Jewish...

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Deadline Extended! Call for Applications: 2019-2020 Graduate Assistant Positions

March 6, 2019

The Program in Jewish Studies invites applications for two Graduate Assistant Positions for the 2019-2020 academic year. Please see the details below. **Classes TBA. Students may be selected for only one position.** The extended deadline for all application submissions is Friday, April 12, 2019 by 5:00PM. CU graduate students from...

Call for Applications: Spring 2019 GA and GRA Positions

Oct. 11, 2018

The Program in Jewish Studies invites applications for one Graduate Assistant position and one Graduate Research Assistant position for Spring 2019. Please see details below. **Students are permitted to submit one application for both positions (GRA and GA). Students must specify their intention to apply for both positions and address...

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Scholarship, Fellowship, & Research Opportunities in Jewish Studies – Fall 2018

Oct. 10, 2018

Each academic year, the Program in Jewish Studies offers a number of research, scholarship, and fellowship opportunities for CU Boulder undergraduate and graduate students. Follow the links below for more information on how to apply to our Fall opportunities! Jump to Undergraduate Opportunities Jump to Graduate Opportunities Undergraduate Opportunities Freshman...

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What's New in Jewish Studies, 2018-2019

Aug. 23, 2018

As we enter the 2018-2019 academic year, we are pleased to announce a variety of new developments in the Program in Jewish Studies at CU Boulder. We welcome two new faculty members to Jewish Studies, Rebecca Wartell , Instructor in Jewish Studies, and Hilary Kalisman , Assistant Professor of History...

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Update from the Archives: Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collection

June 1, 2018

The Program in Jewish Studies and the University Libraries' Special Collections, Archives, and Preservation at the University of Colorado Boulder are pleased to share the progress we have made this academic year processing the Post-Holocaust American Judaism (PHAJ) Collections! In addition to digitizing many of collection materials and creating finding...

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Student Research in the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archives

April 11, 2018

The Program in Jewish Studies and the University Libraries Special Collections, Archives, & Preservation offers a number of fellowship and student work opportunities in the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections . The PHAJ Collections focus on Judaism and the Jewish-American experience from roughly the late 1940s to the present. The material...

Gregg Drinkwater, Doctoral Candidate

Gregg Drinkwater Conducted Research on the History of Judaism and Homosexuality

Oct. 9, 2017

Over the summer, Gregg Drinkwater, a doctoral candidate in history and Jewish studies, conducted dissertation research at archives in Cincinnati, New York City, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Drinkwater is writing a dissertation exploring the social and cultural history of the encounters between American Judaism and homosexuality in the post-World...

Judd Schiffman

Alumni Judd Schiffman Awarded 2017 NCECA Emerging Artist

May 30, 2017

The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts has selected alumni Judd Schiffman as a 2017 Emerging Artist. Schiffman graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2015 with his MFA in Ceraminics and a Graduate Endorsement from Jewish Studies. He is now an adjunct professor of ceramics and...

Nick Underwood

Nick Underwood Publishes Article in French Politics, Culture & Society

May 31, 2016

Nick Underwood, recent Ph.D. in History with a Graduate Endorsement from the Program in Jewish Studies at CU-Boulder, published his first peer-reviewed journal article " Dressing the Modern Jewish Communist Girl in Interwar Paris " in a special issue of French Politics, Culture & Society . Nick will continue on...