Elias Sacks

Elias Sacks Presents at AAR, to Serve as Co-Chair of Upcoming Society of Jewish Ethics Meeting

Dec. 11, 2015

Elias Sacks, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Graduate Studies for the Program in Jewish Studies, recently spoke at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion in Atlanta and at a conference on “ This World and the World to Come in Jewish Belief and Practice...

Sasha Senderovich

Sasha Senderovich Presents on Russian Jewish American Writers

Dec. 8, 2015

Sasha Senderovich , Assistant Professor of Russian Studies and Jewish Studies, presented a paper on how contemporary Soviet-born American Jewish writers respond to the idea of "the Soviet Jew" that emerged in the West during the Cold War, at the annual conference of the Association of Slavic, East European, and...

Nick Underwood

Nick Underwood Publishes Article in Urban History, to Present at Upcoming AJS in Boston

Dec. 8, 2015

Cambridge University Press' Urban History , has published via Firstview (their digital, pre-print publishing method) the special section titled "Beyond the Pletzl: Jewish Urban Histories of Interwar France,” which History and Jewish Studies PhD Candidate Nick Underwood , along with Meredith Scott-Weaver and Erin Corber, produced. The section includes three...

David Shneer

David Shneer Presents on Recent Book, Publishes Articles, Returns to Musical Roots

Dec. 8, 2015

David Shneer , Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History and Professor of History, Religious Studies and Jewish Studies , committed to using his sabbatical to stretch his scholarly self in new directions. To that end, this fall, he presented his book, Lin Jaldati: Trümmerfrau der Seele , in...

Tyler Lehrer

Tyler Lehrer Presents at Annual AAR Conference, Prepares for Research in Sri Lanka

Dec. 8, 2015

Tyler Lehrer , Outreach & Administrative Coordinator for the Program in Jewish Studies and MA Candidate in Religious Studies, recently presented a paper at the annual American Academy of Religion conference in Atlanta, GA on November 22nd. Tyler's paper, “Reframing Authority: Buddhist Blogging and the Theravāda Bhikkhunī Ordination Dispute” was...

Liora Halperin

Liora Halperin Publishes Article in Journal of Social History, Gives Invited Talks

Dec. 8, 2015

Liora Halperin , Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies, published an article, " A Murder in the Grove: Conceptions of Justice in an Early Zionist Colony " in the Winter 2015 issue of the Journal of Social History. Prof. Halperin gave an invited talk at Colorado College on December...

Gregg Drinkwater

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...

Lucy Chester

Lucy Chester Presents at Center on American and Global Security

Dec. 8, 2015

Lucy Chester , Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, presented her research at the Center on American and Global Security at Indiana University in October. Entitled, "'The Eyes of Islam are Watching': Transcolonial Activism in India and Mandate Palestine," her talk analyzed the many intersections between the history of...

End of the Year Message from Director Nan Goodman

Dec. 8, 2015

This is supposed to be an end-of-the-year message, but like everything else, it’s not as simple as that. For those of us teaching our last classes or taking final exams, this time of year marks a middle and a beginning as well as an end. It’s the end of 2015,...

Judd Schiffman

Jewish Studies graduate student Judd Schiffman to present MFA thesis exhibition

Oct. 30, 2015

On behalf of Judd Schiffman, MFA student in Art and Art History at CU-Boulder, the Program in Jewish Studies is pleased to invite you to Schiffman's MFA thesis exhibition, BECAUSE IT COULD GET INFECTED , which opens on Friday, November 6th and runs until Thursday, November 19th, 2015. Judd Schiffman’s...

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