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...

David Coons and Sasha Senderovich

Student David Coons and Faculty Sasha Senderovich Produce Collaborative Publication

Oct. 14, 2015

The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to announce that faculty member Sasha Senderovich , Assistant Professor of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures and Jewish Studies, and Jewish Studies and Studio Art double major David Coons recently collaborated on a publication for IN GEVEB , a new, hip online...

Sam Boyd

Sam Boyd to give brown bag presentation to CU Mediterranean Study Group

Sept. 25, 2015

Sam Boyd , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, will be giving a presentatation of his work-in-progress "A Brief History of the Phrase 'King of Kings': Political, Religious, and Philological Considerations." Dr. Boyd's talk will take place on Monday, September 28 from 11:30AM-12:45PM in UMC 425. Pre-registration is...

Sam Boyd

Sam Boyd wins 2016 SBL Regional Scholars Award

Sept. 8, 2015

Sam Boyd , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, received a 2016 Society for Biblical Literature Regional Scholars award. Dr. Boyd was nominated for the award by the Rocky Mountains-Great Plains regional selection committee of the SBL on the basis of his presentation “The Flood and the Problem...

Student on Global Seminar to Istanbul

Jewish Studies Students Explore Jewish/Muslim Relations in Istanbul

Sept. 3, 2015

From June 9-June 25, 2015, six CU undergraduates and two graduate students joined Nan Goodman , Director of the Program in Jewish Studies and Professor of English, in a life changing experience--a global seminar in Istanbul about the multi-ethnic connections and cross currents between Jews and Muslims, past and present...

David Shneer

David Shneer serves as Helix Project Scholar-in-Residence, presents research for new book project

Aug. 31, 2015

David Shneer , Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History and Professor of History, Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, had a busy summer of globetrotting. He served as scholar-in-residence for the Helix Project that took students to Belarus, Lithuania, and Latvia. Next year, he plans to open a competition...

Nan Goodman

Welcome back from Director Nan Goodman

Aug. 28, 2015

It is with great pleasure that I write to welcome students, faculty, community members, and friends near and far to a new academic year in the Program in Jewish Studies. As the new Director of PJS, I wish to extend to you the kind of warm welcome and support I...

Alexis Aaeng

Meet Alexis Aaeng, Major in Jewish Studies

Aug. 28, 2015

Alexis Aaeng , double major in Jewish Studies and History, comes to the CU community and the Program in Jewish Studies from Fort Collins, Colorado. Alexis was a recipient of the 2014-15 Barry and Sue Baer Undergraduate Scholarship , an award granted to our most promising Jewish Studies students. She...

Nick Underwood

Nick Underwood invited to participate in graduate workshop at Center for Jewish History

Aug. 28, 2015

PhD candidate in European and Jewish history, Nick Underwood was invited to participate in the the Graduate Student Workshop in Modern Jewish History at the Center for Jewish History in New York this coming October. In other recent news, his article "Aron Beckerman's City of Light: Writing French History and...