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...

Nan Goodman

End of the Year Letter from Director Nan Goodman

May 31, 2016

In Act I, Scene 1 of the Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman play, “You Can’t Take It With You,” the character known as Grandpa, the patriarch of the eccentric Vanderhof family, returns home after attending the graduation ceremony at Columbia University, which he does every year for the sheer...

Elias Sacks

Elias Sacks Publishes Article on Franz Rosenzweig, Forthcoming Book Appearing in Fall 2016

May 23, 2016

Elias Sacks , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Graduate Studies for the Program in Jewish Studies, recently published an essay in the Jewish Review of Books. Entitled “ Saving the World ,” the essay explores recent scholarship on the German-Jewish thinker Franz Rosenzweig and his near-conversion to...

Eyal Rivlin

Eyal Rivlin Receives CU-Engage Fellowship

May 20, 2016

Eyal Rivlin , Hebrew Language Instructor, received a CU-Engage Fellowship as part of a cohort of faculty spearheading community-based learning initiatives on campus. Professor Rivlin, who will be leading the Jewish Studies Internship during the 2016-2017 academic year, relays that the class "will be designed to create a dialogue between...