Call for Applications: Graduate Assistant Appointment, Spring 2017

Nov. 9, 2016

The Program in Jewish Studies invites applications to serve as a Graduate Assistant for JWST/GSLL 2350: Introduction to Jewish Culture in Spring 2017. This is a 30% appointment for 12 hours per week. The position carries a tuition remission for 6 credit hours along with a monthly stipend. The stipend...

We're hiring! Communication and Project Administrator

We're Hiring! Join the Jewish Studies Team!

Sept. 27, 2016

The Program in Jewish Studies is hiring for a part-time Communication and Project Administrator. The mission of the Communication and Project Administrator is to promote the Program in Jewish Studies through managing the Program’s communications channels; engaging students, faculty, and community in the Program by coordinating events; thinking creatively to...

Beverly Weber

Beverly Weber attends faculty seminar at USHMM; publishes articles in Feminist Media Studies and Critical Ethnic Studies

Aug. 25, 2016

Beverly Weber attended the 2016 Silberman faculty seminar at the USHMM, "Jewish Responses to the Holocaust: Teaching through Primary Sources." She also conducted research this summer for her current book project on race and racism in the language of human rights; several articles from this project, focused on the German...

David Shneer

David Shneer teaches at Yiddish Book Center, conducts research for new book "Grief"

Aug. 24, 2016

David Shneer had a busy summer teaching at Northwestern and the Yiddish Book Center and giving talks about Soviet photography at the Jewish Museum Amsterdam and about Yiddish cabaret at the Jewish Music Institute in London in August. He conducted research on a fellowship at the Center for Creative Photography...

Elias Sacks

Elias Sacks publishes article on Law, Ethics, and the Needs of History

Aug. 24, 2016

Elias Sacks , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Graduate Studies for the Program in Jewish Studies, recently published an article in the Journal of Religious Ethics . Entitled “Law, Ethics, and the Needs of History: Mendelssohn, Krochmal, and Moral Philosophy,” the essay revisits two foundational modern Jewish...

Yonatan Malin

Yonatan Malin publishes on Biblical Cantillation

Aug. 24, 2016

Yonatan Malin , Associate Professor of Music and Jewish Studies, published " Eastern Ashkenazi Biblical Cantillation: An Interpretive Musical Analysis " in Yuval , the online journal of the Jewish Music Research Centre at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He presented research on relations between music analysis and ethnography at...

Sam Boyd

Sam Boyd employs 23 ancient Near East languages in a quest for biblical understanding

July 14, 2016

Sam Boyd , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, was featured in the Colorado Arts & Sciences Magazine for his outstanding research on the Hebrew Bible and New Testament. Boyd, who was awarded a 2016 Society for Biblical Literature Regional Scholars award, is one of the premier up-and-coming...

Nick Underwood

Nick Underwood Publishes Article in French Politics, Culture & Society

May 31, 2016

Nick Underwood, recent Ph.D. in History with a Graduate Endorsement from the Program in Jewish Studies at CU-Boulder, published his first peer-reviewed journal article " Dressing the Modern Jewish Communist Girl in Interwar Paris " in a special issue of French Politics, Culture & Society . Nick will continue on...

Liora Halperin

Liora Halperin Presents at Oxford, Middlebury College, and Colombia University

May 31, 2016

Liora Halperin , Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies, and Endowed Professor of Israel/Palestine Studies, gave lectures about her book, Babel in Zion: Jews, Language, and Nationalism in Palestine, 1920-1948 at Middlebury College (VT) and the University of Oxford. While in Oxford, Prof. Halperin also worked with archival collections...

Sasha Senderovich

Sasha Senderovich Presents Several Papers at Harvard, Brandeis, and Colombia Universities

May 31, 2016

Sasha Senderovich , Assistant Professor of Russian Studies and Jewish Studies, spent the Spring 2016 on research leave as a Harry Starr Fellow in Judaica at the Center for Jewish Studies at Harvard University . During his fellowship, he continued work on his forthcoming book, How the Soviet Jew Was...

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