Nick Underwood

Nick Underwood Gives Talk on Yiddish Culture and Interwar Paris at YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

March 30, 2016

Nick Underwood , Ph.D. Candidate in History, presented the Max Weinreich Fellowship Lecture at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research on March 16, 2016. Nick's paper, “Yiddish Culture and Interwar Paris: The 1937 World’s Fair & The Modern Jewish Culture Pavilion,” argues that interwar Paris was an exciting, yet widely...

Adi Nester

Graduate Student Highlight: Six Questions with Adi Nester

March 30, 2016

1. What is your current program of study? I am currently in my second year of the PhD program at the department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literature. I will technically be a candidate after I pass the defense section of my comprehensive exams on April 6. I am...

Chelsea WIlson Miller

IAFS/JWST Alum Chelsea Wilson Miller to Pursue Internship in the Hague

March 28, 2016

Chelsea Wilson Miller, (B.A., International Affairs, and Jewish Studies Valedictorian and Minor, 2014) received a fellowship award from the CUNY School of Law's Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice , which is a fellowship that aims to equip law students with international experience and expertise to become leaders in...

Elias Sacks

Elias Sacks Publishes two Articles on Moses Mendelssohn

March 28, 2016

Elias Sacks , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Graduate Studies for the Program in Jewish Studies, recently published two articles on Moses Mendelssohn, a leading Enlightenment philosopher generally seen as the founder of modern Jewish theology. The first article — "Anarchy and Law: Mendelssohn on Philosophy and...

Sasha Senderovich

Sasha Senderovich Presents Research at the University of Illinois and Harvard

March 28, 2016

Sasha Senderovich , Assistant Professor of Russian Studies and Jewish Studies, is spending the current semester on research leave as a Harry Starr Fellow in Judaica at the Center for Jewish Studies at Harvard University. Prof. Senderovich presented a chapter of his book in progress, Seekers of Happiness: Mobility, Culture,...

Yonatan Malin

Yonatan Malin Talks about Ethnography and Analysis in Jewish Music Research

March 28, 2016

Yonatan Malin , Associate Professor of Music Theory and Jewish Studies, spoke about his research on February 1 at a colloquium in the College of Music at CU Boulder. Malin's talk, "Analytical Stories, Ethnography, and Cultural Values," focused on the stories that we tell with music analysis how these relate...

Tyler Lehrer

Tyler Lehrer Wins Ray Hauser Award

March 24, 2016

Tyler A. Lehrer , MA candidate in Religious Studies and Outreach and Adminstrative Coordinator for the Program in Jewish Studies, won the Ray Hauser Award from the University of Colorado Graduate School to travel to Sri Lanka to conduct MA thesis research. This award is given in recognition of Ray...

Kathryn Huether

Kathryn Huether Awarded Kathryn Davis Fellowship for Peace

March 24, 2016

Kathryn Huether , M.A. Candidate in the Department of Religious Studies, has been awarded a Kathryn Davis Fellowship for Peace from Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT. The language fellowship provides full room, board, and tuition to attend one of Middlebury College’s Language Schools. These 100 fellowships are made possible by...

Brian Catlos

Brian Catlos to Participate in Two Day Colloquium on Mediterranean Jewry at Università di Salento

March 24, 2016

On May 30–31, Brian Catlos , Professor of Religious Studies, Jewish Studies, and Director of the CU Mediterranean Studies Group, has been invited to take part in "The Intimate Sea: Jews, Families, and Networks in the Mediterranean, " a two day colloquium sponsored by the Berman Center for Jewish Studies...

Alexis Aaeng

Alexis Aaeng Receives Yiddish Book Center Fellowship

March 24, 2016

Alexis Aaeng, who is graduating from the University of Colorado Boulder with a double Major in Jewish Studies and History in Spring 2016, received a competitive yearlong fellowship at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA for the academic year 2016-2017. The Yiddish Book Center Fellowship Program offers recent college...