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...

Gregg Drinkwater

Gregg Drinkwater presents at the Center for Jewish Studies at UCLA

May 29, 2015

Gregg Drinkwater , PhD student in history, presented a paper titled “AIDS Was Our Earthquake: An American Jewish Community in the Age of AIDS” at a conference for graduate students and junior scholars hosted in March by the Center for Jewish Studies at UCLA. The conference, “Thinking Beyond the Canon:...

Nick Underwood

Nicholas Underwood selected to participate in International Forum of Young Scholars

May 28, 2015

Nicholas Underwood , PhD Candidate in History, was selected to participate in the Seventh Session of The International Forum of Young Scholars on East European Jewry hosted by the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University, taking place June 29 - July 2. The forum’s purpose is to...

Brian Catlos

Brian Catlos awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship

May 28, 2015

Brian Catlos , Professor of Religious Studies, was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship to support his research project "Ethno-religious Identity in the Medieval Mediterranean and Beyond." Prof. Catlos also recently published an article entitled "Christian-Muslim-Jewish Relations, Medieval "Spain," and the Mediterranean: An Historiographical Op-Ed," in In...

David Shneer

David Shneer to teach at Yiddish Book Center, serve as historian-in-residence on Helix Program

May 28, 2015

David Shneer , Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History and Professor of History, Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, has a busy summer in store for him. He will be making his annual pilgrimage to the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst in June to serve on the faculty of...

Nan Goodman

Nan Goodman publishes two articles

May 28, 2015

Nan Goodman , Incoming Director of the Program in Jewish Studies and Professor of English, recently published two new articles, “The Puritan Cosmopolis: A Covenantal View” in American Literary History , Volume 27, Issue 1, and “Sabbatai Sevi and the Ottoman Jews in Increase Mather’s The Mystery of Israel’s Salvation...