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...

Davide Stimilli

Davide Stimilli publishes new article on Aby Warburg

Aug. 28, 2015

Associate Professor and Associate Graduate Chair of the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures Davide Stimilli has recently published the article “L’énigme de Warburg,” on the German-Jewish art and cultural historian Aby Warburg, in the Revue Française de Psychanalyse 79 (2015): 1100-1114. He has also reviewed the book...

Sasha Senderovich

Sasha Senderovich publishes two articles, tribute to Svetlana Boym

Aug. 28, 2015

Sasha Senderovich , Assistant Professor of Russian and Jewish Studies, published an article “Soviet Jews, Re-Imagined: Émigré Anglophone Writers from the USSR,” in The Edinburgh Companion to Modern Jewish Fiction (Edinburgh University Press, 2015). His translation — a collaboration with Harriet Murav (University of Illinois) — of David Bergelson's Yiddish-language...

Elias Sacks

Elias Sacks presents at DU and Illif School of Theology

Aug. 27, 2015

Elias Sacks , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Graduate Studies for the Program in Jewish Studies, recently presented on panels at the University of Denver and the Illif School of Theology on “Religion and the Academy” and “The Multidisciplinary of Religious Studies.” During the coming months, Professor...

Kathryn Huether

Kathryn Huether studies German and conducts research in Berlin

Aug. 27, 2015

Kathryn Huether , MA Candidate in Religious Studies, spent her summer studying German and conducting research in Berlin. Kathryn attended a summer language course at Berlin's Freie Universität. In addition to her language course, Kathryn conducted research at the Sachsenhausen Archives and the Arnold Schönberg Center in Vienna, Austria. Kathryn...

Liora Halperin

Liora Halperin Teaches for Wexner Heritage Program

Aug. 27, 2015

This past summer Liora Halperin , Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies, taught two community classes, a 5-part intensive Modern Jewish History course for Denver Jewish community leaders through the Wexner Heritage Program , and a week-long course at the National Havurah Institute in New Hampshire called "Which Land...

Sarah Gavison

Sarah Gavison to present paper on Stalin and Zionism at CU History Conference

Aug. 27, 2015

Sarah Gavison, PhD Candidate in History, successfully defended her dissertation prospectus in July entitled "Stalin's Zionism: Soviet Policy on Jewish Survivors in Poland and their Role in Soviet Support for the Creation of Israel, 1944-1949." Supported by a grant from CU's Department of History, she will conduct research for her...

Yonatan Malin

PJS Welcomes Professor Yonatan Malin to Our Faculty

Aug. 27, 2015

The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to welcome Professor Yonatan Malin , Associate Professor of Music Theory, to the Program. Yonatan Malin is Associate Professor in the College of Music. His research explores musical structure and meaning in a wide variety of genres including German Lieder, Klezmer, and Jewish...

Beverly Weber

PJS Welcomes Professor Beverly Weber to Our Faculty

Aug. 26, 2015

The Program in Jewish Studies is delighted to welcome Beverly Weber , Associate Professor of German and Slavic Languages and Literatures and Jewish Studies, to the Program. Professor Weber grew up in southwestern Minnesota and earned her PhD in Comparative Literature and a graduate certificate in Women's Studies at the...