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Program aims to offer deeper insight into Israel, Gaza war and history

Nov. 27, 2023

In response to public requests, CU Boulder experts will discuss range of topics in Arab-Israeli conflict at Wednesday forum, which is open to the community. A weekend cease-fire extension and the continuing release of hostages have raised some hopes, but the devastating war in the Middle East has also raised...

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Hilary Falb Kalisman receives the History of Education Society's Outstanding Book Award

Nov. 10, 2023

Congratulations to Professor Hilary Falb Kalisman! Her book, Teachers As Statebuilders: Education and the Making of the Modern Middle East , has received the History of Education Society's Outstanding Book Award for 2022!

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan's co-edited book on Holocaust petitioning now published in up-dated paperback edition

Oct. 16, 2023

Berghahn, New York, just published an up-dated paperback edition of Thomas Pegelow Kaplan's and Wolf Gruner (USC)'s 2020 co-edited collection " Resisting Persecution: Jews and their Petitions during the Holocaust ". In her assessment, Marion Kaplan (New York University) stressed that “ in exploring how persecuted Jews petitioned Nazi officials—and,...

Maggie Rosenau

Maggie Rosenau recognized for contributions to preserving a less commonly taught language

Oct. 11, 2023

A new University of Colorado Boulder online language class is aiming to preserve an endangered language and create access to an important aspect of culture and identity. Beginning Tibetan is the result of the work of Tenzin Tsepak, a teaching professor of Tibetan in the CAS, and Maggie Rosenau, an...

Samira Mehta

Samira Mehta's book a Jewish Women’s Archive Book List Pick

Sept. 13, 2023

Samira Mehta's book The Racism of People Who Love You is on the Jewish Women’s Archive Book List Picks for the 2023-2024 year. Learn more here .

Samira Mehta

Samira Mehta's book featured in CU article

Aug. 28, 2023

Samira Mehta's book was featured this month in CU's Arts & Sciences Magazine. You can read the article here .

Brian Catlos

Brian Catlos honored for promoting diversity and inclusion

Aug. 16, 2023

Brian Catlos recieved the 2023 ASCEND award, which recognizes faculty, staff, and students for their efforts to promote diversity and inclusion. Catlos was selected as Faculty Awardee for his work on Mediterranean Studies and with the CU Mediterranean Studies Group (since 2011) and the Mediterranean Seminar , both of which...

Samira Mehta

Samira Mehta mentioned in article on abortion rights

July 28, 2023

Samira Mehta is mentioned in an article published by AP Business News about abortion rights. Read the article here .

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan published a new book

July 26, 2023

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan published a new co-edited book this summer, titled Polizei und Holocaust: Eine Generation nach Christopher Brownings Ordinary Men . Read an English translation of the summary below: How was the Holocaust possible? What made "ordinary men" become mass murderers? The historical analysis of democratic decay can be...

Freedom Seder pamphlet

Jewish Collections at University Libraries renamed

June 26, 2023

The University Libraries and Program in Jewish Studies announce a renaming and new direction for Jewish collections to now focus on more recent innovative religious, cultural and social developments among American Jews and Judaism. The name of the collection will be changed to Innovations in Jewish Life (IJL) and it...