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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...

Photo of Alan Lew's papers in the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections

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...

Professor Nan Goodman, Director of the Program in Jewish Studies. Headshot.

Professor Nan Goodman Publishes a New Book, "The Puritan Cosmopolis"

Feb. 16, 2018

We are pleased to announce Professor Nan Goodman , Director of the Program in Jewish Studies and Professor of English and Jewish Studies, recently published her newest book, The Puritan Cosmopolis: The Law of Nations and the Early American Imagination . The book is now avaliable for purchase online from...

Photo of books on a shelf from the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections, Richard Campbell Collection

Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections Seeks Undergraduate Student Employee

Feb. 2, 2018

Program in Jewish Studies – University Libraries – The Yesod Foundation Post-Holocaust American Judaism Undergraduate Student Employee The Program in Jewish Studies and the University Libraries Special Collections and Archives, in conjunction with The Yesod Foundation, are pleased to announce a new undergraduate student employment opportunity in the Post-Holocaust American...

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Professor Brian Catlos Awarded 2018 Haskins Medal

Feb. 1, 2018

The 2018 Haskins Medal is awarded to Professor Brian Catlos for his monograph, Muslims of Medieval Latin Christendom , c. 1050-1614 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015). Below is the full announcement from the Medieval Academy of America. Awarding the coveted Charles Homer Haskins Medal to Brian Catlos for his Muslims...

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Now Hiring: Instructor in Jewish Studies

Jan. 29, 2018

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 fosters critical thought,...

Professor Nan Goodman with students touring the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections

Two New Scholarships in Jewish Studies Offer Exciting Opportunities for Undergraduates

Nov. 29, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to announce two new undergraduate opportunities for the Spring 2018 semester. The Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections Undergraduate Scholarship in the amount of $1000 is presented in conjunction with the University Libraries Special Collections and Archives and gives undergraduates hands-on experience in our PHAJ...

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Undergraduates: Strengthen Your Resume with an Internship in Jewish Studies

Nov. 28, 2017

Build real, hands-on work experience through the Internship in Jewish Studies! Come to us with your interests and we will place you with a local non-profit, educational institution, political office, medical school, or other site for a semester of service learning. Interns work 7-10 hours per week at their internship...

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...