Elias Sacks

Sacks Publishes Essay on Attracting Students to Humanities Courses

Jan. 28, 2015

Elias Sacks , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Graduate Studies for the Program in Jewish Studies, recently published an essay on strategies for attracting students to humanities courses. Entitled “Expanding the Jewish Studies Classroom: Citizenship, Vulnerability, and the Trinity,” the essay appears on the website of the...

David Coons in Glasgow, Scotland

Meet David Coons, Major in Jewish Studies

Jan. 21, 2015

David Coons joins the CU Boulder community from Englewood, CO, and is a double major in Jewish Studies and Studio Art, emphasizing in Photography and Digital Art. David is currently studying abroad in Glasgow, Scotland for the Spring 2015 semester. During his study abroad, he will be taking Jewish Studies...

David Shneer

Shneer Awarded BFA Faculty Recognition Award

Jan. 21, 2015

David Shneer , Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History and Professor of History, Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, was recently selected as a recipient of the BFA Faculty Recognition Award by the University of Colorado Boulder's Boulder Faculty Assembly . This award is given to faculty members who...

Brian Catlos

Brian Catlos publishes article in Washington Post

Jan. 7, 2015

Brian Catlos , Professor of Religious Studies, recently published an article entitled "Religious Nationalism Finds a Footing in the Middle East" in The Washington Post. Read the article here

Liora Halperin

Liora Halperin awarded research grant

Jan. 6, 2015

Liora Halperin , Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies, recently received a grant from the Hadassah Brandeis Institute to support her research on the murder of a Zionist migrant, presumably by a local Christian Arab, in Ottoman Palestine. Congratulations Professor Halperin! Check out Prof. Halperin's recent book, Babel in Zion

Eyal Rivlin

Eyal Rivlin to perform in "Davvenology" concert

Jan. 6, 2015

Eyal Rivlin , Hebrew Instructor, will be playing guitar and leading chanting with his wife, Danya Rivlin, at the Shabbaton and concert " Davvenology: The Secret of Mystic Prayer ," led by Rabbi Shir Yaakov Feit, January 9-10. This event, whose theme is inspired by the work of Rabbi Zalman...

Nan Goodman

Nan Goodman attends Association for Jewish Studies conference

Jan. 6, 2015

Nan Goodman , Professor of English, recently attended the Association for Jewish Studies conference in Baltimore, December 16-17, 2014. Nan also led a session at a colloquium at Brown University on Law's Moving Image (12/12-12/13). Nan's session concerned the way both Judgment at Nuremburg , the 1961 film by Stanley...

Nick Underwood

Graduate student Nick Underwood's article accepted for publication

Jan. 6, 2015

Nick Underwood , PhD Candidate in History, is excited to announce that his article "Dressing the Modern Jewish Communist Girl in Interwar Paris," was formally accepted for publication in the journal French Politics, Culture & Society . It will appear in 2016. Nick will be teaching Intro to Jewish Studies...

David Shneer

David Shneer publishes new book, serves as "Tapestry of Jewish Learning" Keystone Speaker

Jan. 6, 2015

David Shneer , Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History and Professor of History, Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, is excited to announce the publication of Lin Jaldati: Trümmerfrau der Seele with Hentrich&Hentrich, a short biography about a Dutch Jewish Yiddish singer, who survived the Holocaust, was the last...

Sasha Senderovich

Sasha Senderovich presents at "New Wave of Russian-Jewish Cultural Production" Conference

Jan. 6, 2015

Sasha Senderovich , Assistant Professor of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures and Jewish Studies, presented a paper on writers Gary Shteyngart, Anya Ulinich, and David Bezmozgis at the conference " The New Wave of Russian-Jewish Cultural Production " organized by Columbia University's Harriman Institute for Russian, Eurasian, and East...