The Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder mourns the horrific killing of ten people at a King Sooper’s

April 8, 2021

The Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder mourns the horrific killing of ten people at a King Sooper’s in our own community of Boulder on Monday, March 22, 2021. The victims were senselessly killed as they were going about their daily lives in a supermarket that...

The Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder mourns the horrific killing of eight people in Atlanta

April 8, 2021

The Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder mourns the horrific killing of eight people in Atlanta on Wednesday, March 16, 2021, including six Asian and Asian American women. We recognize these murders both as unspeakable tragedies for the victims and their families, and as highlighting the...

Recent Publications from Nan Goodman

March 31, 2021

Nan Goodman, Professor, English and Jewish Studies and Editor in Chief, English Language Notes, recently published the following: “The Jewish Apostate and the American Expatriate: Leave-Taking in the Early American Republic,” Journal of the Early Republic , 41.1, 69-86, 2021 She also contributed this short piece, “Jewish Apostasy and American...

Feminist German Studies names incoming Co-Editor, Beverly Weber

March 17, 2021

Professor Beverly Weber (University of Colorado Boulder) has been appointed Co-Editor of Feminist German Studies for a three-year term starting in January 2022. Beverly will be joining Alexandra Hill as FGS Co-Editor at the conclusion of Co-Editor Hester Baer’s term. Beverly comes to the position with a strong record of...

Rebecca Wartell speaks at “Jews in the Midwest and West”

March 15, 2021

Rebecca Wartell will be speaking at the annual meeting of Western Jewish Studies Association. Wartell will be speaking on a panel on “Jews in the Midwest and West” with her work on “Jew Outdoors: Post-War Jewish Recreation in the Rocky Mountains.”

Professor Samuel Boyd published his first book: Language Contact, Colonial Administration, and the Construction of Identity in Ancient Israel

Feb. 20, 2021

In Language Contact, Colonial Administration, and the Construction of Identity in Ancient Israel, Boyd addresses a long-standing critical issue in biblical scholarship: how does the production of the Bible relate to its larger historical, linguistic, and cultural settings in the ancient Near East? https://brill.com/view/title/39263

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...

Klezmer Institute Awarded NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grant for Klezmer Archive Project

Feb. 18, 2021

The Program in Jewish Studies congratulates Yonatan Malin, who is on a project team that’s been awarded a $50,000 NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grant! "The Klezmer Institute is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Phase I Digital Humanities Access Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities...

Samuel L. Boyd's Article in The Conversation

Feb. 12, 2021

From Biden’s giant Bible to Christian flags waved by rioters, ‘religion’ means different things to different people and different eras by Samuel L. Boyd The Bible featured prominently in the inauguration. In fact, three were used in the swearing-in ceremonies – Kamala Harris used both Thurgood Marshall’s and one belonging...

Samuel Boyd interview on NPR

Feb. 12, 2021

Samuel Boyd returns to continue our discussion on the article he co-authored with Samira Mehta titled, A justification for unrest? Look no further than the Bible and the Founding Fathers. Samuel L. Boyd is an Assistant Professor in Religious Studies and the Program in Jewish Studies at the University of...

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