Doctors and staff of the Lodz Ghetto Hospital, Poland, 1940-1944

Pioneering CU Boulder & Anschutz Course Explores Ethics and Medicine during the Holocaust

Nov. 28, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to announce a brand-new course for Spring 2018, Ethics, Medicine, and the Holocaust: Legacies in Health and Society (JWST 4800/5800). The course is offered in collaboration between the CU Boulder and Anschutz Medical campuses, offering a unique opportunity for students to learn with...

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...

Now Hiring: Lecturer in Jewish Studies

Oct. 5, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies is an academic, degree-granting program at the University of Colorado Boulder. Open to students of all backgrounds, Jewish and non-Jewish, PJS’s mission is to provide students with an outstanding, interdisciplinary, liberal arts education in Jewish history, literature, language, and culture. The Program in Jewish Studies...

Beverly Weber

Professor Beverly Weber publishes article, "The German Refugee "Crisis" after Cologne: The Race of Refugee Rights"

Sept. 28, 2017

Beverly Weber's most recent article on contemporary refugee migration in Germany, "The German Refugee “Crisis” after Cologne: The Race of Refugee Rights" has appeared in English Language Notes over the summer. She also conducted research in Germany this summer for her book manuscript Race, Rights and Refugee Migration. This fall...

American Literature and the New Puritan Studies

Nan Goodman Publishes Article on Sabbatai Sevi

Sept. 26, 2017

Nan Goodman , Director of the Program in Jewish Studies and Professor of English, publishes "Sabbatai Sevi and the Ottoman Jews in Increase Mather’s The Mystery of Israel’s Salvation, ” in New Approaches to Puritan Studies , ed. Bryce Traister, Cambridge University Press.

Professor David Shneer Presenting at University of Toronto

Sept. 26, 2017

Professor David Shneer had a busy September as he gave a keynote lecture at the European Day of Jewish Culture on the future of global Jewry. He then presented at the University of Kentucky launching their annual lecture series with a talk titled, “From Saving Soviet Jews to Being Saved...

Headshot of Professor Elias Sacks

Professor Elias Sacks Awarded Provost Faculty Achievement Award

Sept. 26, 2017

Elias Sacks , Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Associate Chair of the Department of Religious Studies, was recently awarded a Provost Faculty Achievement Award, which is presented to selected faculty members who have offered recent significant publications or creative contributions in their academic fields. The award committee singled out...

Now Hiring: Assistant or Associate Professor of Israel/Palestine Studies

Sept. 15, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies and the History Department at the University of Colorado Boulder seek a tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor in Israel/Palestine Studies with specialized training in history. The position will start August 2018, and the person hired will have completed all requirements for the PhD...

Now Hiring: Assistant Professor of Religion and Politics or Minorities in Politics or Jewish Studies

Sept. 14, 2017

The Department of Political Science and the Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder invite applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in Religion and Politics or Minorities in Politics or Jewish Studies. The appointment begins in August 2018. The search will focus on...

Archivist Jane Thaler Published in The Rocky Mountain Archivist

Sept. 8, 2017

Project Archivist Jane Thaler was recently published in The Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists ' (SRMA) newsletter. Thaler, who works in conjunction with the University Libraries' Special Collections and Archives and the Program in Jewish Studies, is the driving force in the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections. Each newsletter, SRMA showcases...