Thank you to departing PJS faculty

July 24, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies would like to thank three departing faculty members, Dr. Zilla Goodman , Professor Liora Halperin , and Professor Sasha Senderovich , for their invaluable service to the students and community of Jewish Studies and the university at large. We are excited to announce that Professors...

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Now Hiring: Lecturer in Jewish Studies

June 12, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies at CU Boulder is now seeking a PhD or ABD who can serve as a Lecturer and teach two classes for the Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder--one in Fall 2017 and one in Spring 2018. Duties include developing and teaching...

Professor Davide Stimilli and Professor Beverly Weber

New Directors of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies for the Program in Jewish Studies

June 6, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies is pleased to announce our new Directors of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies! Professor Davide Stimilli will be taking over as the Director of Undergraduate Studies while Professor Beverly Weber will serve as the Director of Graduate Studies. Both of these faculty members will work to...

Judd Schiffman

Alumni Judd Schiffman Awarded 2017 NCECA Emerging Artist

May 30, 2017

The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts has selected alumni Judd Schiffman as a 2017 Emerging Artist. Schiffman graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2015 with his MFA in Ceraminics and a Graduate Endorsement from Jewish Studies. He is now an adjunct professor of ceramics and...

Sarah Gavison

Sarah Gavison receives Truman and CU Boulder Dissertation Fellowships

May 11, 2017

Sarah Gavison, PhD Candidate in History and Jewish Studies, is entering the writing phase of her dissertation. For the academic year 2017-2018, Sarah was awarded two prestigious fellowships, the Truman Library Institute’s Dissertation Year Fellowship and the University of Colorado Boulder's Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship, in order to finish...

Nick Underwood

Alum Nick Underwood selected for prestigious Millstone Fellowship and as visiting scholar

May 11, 2017

Nick Underwood, graduate alum with the Program in Jewish Studies, was selected as the 2017 recipient of the Western Society for French History’s Millstone Research Fellowship ( ). Nick will use the fellowship to complete research in Paris, France on a new research project titled "Yiddish Culture After Liberation...

Students participating in Liora Halperin's classroom

Two New Major Concentrations in Jewish Studies

April 20, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies is pleased to announce an exciting change to the structure of the Major in Jewish Studies! Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Jewish Studies may now choose from one of the following two major concentrations: Culture Intensive Concentration , in which students will pursue...

Professor David Shneer

Legalizing 2nd Class Citizenship: Legislation's Role in Nazi Germany and the Holocaust and What We can Learn from It in Contemporary America

April 20, 2017

Professor David Shneer will give a public lecture on Monday, April 24 at the Colorado State Legislature in honor of Holocaust Commemoration Day 2017. In this lecture, Professor Shneer will talk about the Legislation's role in the Holocaust and what contemporary American can learn from it. Professor David Shneer is...

Rabbi Zalman Schacther-Shalomi

Announcing the New Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections Website

April 12, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies and University Libraries' Special Collections and Archives are pleased to announce the launch of the new Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections website . The website highlights materials held in the 21 Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections and enables users to explore finding aids, audio/visual materials, photos, and...

Sam Boyd

CU Boulder Peak to Peak Lecture Series heads to Carbondale

March 24, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder’s Peak to Peak Lecture Series and the CU Carbondale Speakers Series present a talk with CU Boulder Professor Samuel Boyd titled " Magic, the Bible, and the Biblical Imagination in Jewish Mysticism ” Saturday, April 15, 5:30 to 7 p.m. , at the Carbondale Branch...