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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...

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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.”

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Gregg Drinkwater's article has been selected to receive the Wasserman Prize for the best article published in last year's volume of American Jewish History

Feb. 20, 2021

The committee noted: "Gregg Drinkwater's article is an extraordinary, moving, and deftly constructed work of historical scholarship. Drawing on crucial interviews, a wide array of primary sources, and queer theory, the article uncovers a fascinating history of liturgical innovation in late 20th-century American Judaism, demonstrating how 'gay and lesbian Jewish...

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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...

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Gregg Drinkwater Conducts Research on American Judaism and Homosexuality

April 1, 2016

In late January and early February, Jewish studies graduate student Gregg Drinkwater visited two archives in New York City to do research toward his dissertation. Supported by a Barry and Sue Baer Graduate Fellowship , Drinkwater conducted research at the American Jewish Historical Society and the archive of the LGBT...

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Gregg Drinkwater Presents at Annual AAR Conference

Dec. 8, 2015

Gregg Drinkwater , PhD student in history, presented a paper on Nov. 23 at the annual conference of the American Academy of Religion, held in Atlanta. The paper, “AIDS Was Our Earthquake: American Judaism in the Age of AIDS,” was part of a panel titled: " Regulating Sexuality in Postwar...

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Gregg Drinkwater presents at the Center for Jewish Studies at UCLA

May 29, 2015

Gregg Drinkwater , PhD student in history, presented a paper titled “AIDS Was Our Earthquake: An American Jewish Community in the Age of AIDS” at a conference for graduate students and junior scholars hosted in March by the Center for Jewish Studies at UCLA. The conference, “Thinking Beyond the Canon:...