Professor David Shneer Presenting at University of Toronto

Sept. 26, 2017

Professor David Shneer had a busy September as he gave a keynote lecture at the European Day of Jewish Culture on the future of global Jewry. He then presented at the University of Kentucky launching their annual lecture series with a talk titled, “From Saving Soviet Jews to Being Saved...

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Professor Elias Sacks Awarded Provost Faculty Achievement Award

Sept. 26, 2017

Elias Sacks , Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Associate Chair of the Department of Religious Studies, was recently awarded a Provost Faculty Achievement Award, which is presented to selected faculty members who have offered recent significant publications or creative contributions in their academic fields. The award committee singled out...

Now Hiring: Assistant or Associate Professor of Israel/Palestine Studies

Sept. 15, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies and the History Department at the University of Colorado Boulder seek a tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor in Israel/Palestine Studies with specialized training in history. The position will start August 2018, and the person hired will have completed all requirements for the PhD...

Now Hiring: Assistant Professor of Religion and Politics or Minorities in Politics or Jewish Studies

Sept. 14, 2017

The Department of Political Science and the Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder invite applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in Religion and Politics or Minorities in Politics or Jewish Studies. The appointment begins in August 2018. The search will focus on...

Archivist Jane Thaler Published in The Rocky Mountain Archivist

Sept. 8, 2017

Project Archivist Jane Thaler was recently published in The Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists ' (SRMA) newsletter. Thaler, who works in conjunction with the University Libraries' Special Collections and Archives and the Program in Jewish Studies, is the driving force in the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections. Each newsletter, SRMA showcases...

Director Nan Goodman Interviewed for Intermountain Jewish News

Sept. 6, 2017

Recently, Dr. Nan Goodman was interviewed by Chris Leppek from Intermountain Jewish News, a weekly newspaper that covers events in Colorado and surrounding states as well as Israel and Jewish communities around the world. The article, titled "Literature meets law," discusses how Dr. Goodman came into her role as the...

Sam Boyd

Samuel Boyd featured in The Coloradan - "Better than Babel"

Sept. 5, 2017

Samuel Boyd , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, was recently highlighted in the Coloradan Alumni Association Magazine. The article " Better than Babel ," by Eric Gershon, talks about Professor Boyd's aptitude for languages. Boyd currently knows 26 different dialects, which are vital to his research as...

Elias Sacks

Elias Sacks awarded Provost Faculty Achievement Award

Sept. 5, 2017

Elias Sacks, Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Religious Studies, has been awarded a Provost Faculty Achievement Award. This award is presented to selected faculty members who have offered recent significant publications or creative contributions in their academic fields. The award committee singled out Professor Sacks’s recent book Moses Mendelssohn’s...

Brian Catlos

Brian Catlos to speak about Jewish and Muslim relations in 11th-century Islamic Spain

Aug. 31, 2017

One night in 1066, Muslim inhabitants of the city of Granada in Spain rose up and slaughtered their Jewish neighbors in what has been described by some as the first pogrom on European soil. But peeling back the layers of history reveals a much more complex story, one that will...

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Professor Elias Sacks Featured in Steamboat Today

Aug. 17, 2017

Recently, Steamboat Today featured an interview with Professor Elias Sacks ' about his upcoming Peak to Peak Lectures in Steamboat Springs, CO. On August 18 and 19, Professor Sacks will lead conversations that ask the questions, "Does God Make Mistakes?" and "Does Christianity Matter for Judaism – and Vice Versa?"...

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