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Sam Boyd honored alongside other CU faculty members at the CU Men's Basketball game on 2/28

March 1, 2024

As part of Faculty and Staff Appreciation Night on Wednesday, Feb. 28, Professor Sam Boyd was honored and brought out on the court during the men's basketball game. It was a really exciting night spent with family. We hope you enjoy these fun pictures! With March Madness right around the...

Jaipur Literature Festival

Holly Gayley in conversation with Andrew Quintman at the Jaipur Literature Festival

Sept. 22, 2023

Their session “The Lives and Afterlives of Buddhist Masters” delves into the lives of Yeshe Tsogyal and Milarepa and their ongoing influence and presence in ritual, pilgrimage, visual arts and more. Visit for the schedule and to register. JLF Colorado is an annual literary festival held at the Boulder...

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The Leiden Arabic Humanities and Islamic Thought Blog features a post by Aun Hasan Ali

Sept. 15, 2023

The Leiden Arabic Humanities and Islamic Thought Blog features a post by Aun Hasan Ali about his recent contribution (co-authored with Hadi Qazwini and Yusuf Ünal) to Shiʿite Legal Theory: Sources and Commentaries . "Our contribution to the volume comes from a commentary titled al-Wāfī fī sharḥ al-Wāfiya by the...

Brian Catlos, University if Colorado Boulder, Religious Studies, Mediterranean Studies, Mediterranean Seminar, ASCEND Award

Brian Catlos receives the 2023 Faculty ASCEND Award

June 14, 2023

Brian Catlos was selected as Faculty Awardee for his work on Mediterranean Studies and with the CU Mediterranean Studies Group (since 2011) and the Mediterranean Seminar , both of which he founded and directs (the latter with Sharon Kinoshita of UCSC). The CU Mediterranean Studies group is an interdisciplinary collaborative...

Loriliai Biernacki, University of Colorado Boulder, Religious Studies, Materialism, Panentheism,

Loriliai Biernacki Publishes New Book

May 4, 2023

Loriliai Biernacki’s The Matter of Wonder: Abhinavagupta ’s Panentheism and New Materialism argues that we can use the philosophical writing of the 11th century Indian philosopher Abhinavagupta on the nature of wonder and subjectivity to help make sense of our current complex world. Abhinavagupta’s insights on the nature of self...

Kayden Translation Symposium presenters

Kayden Translation Symposium

Nov. 4, 2021

Dr. Holly Gayley hosted the Kayden Translation Symposium on a sunny fall afternoon at the Koenig Alumni Center. The symposium convened to discuss translations of Tibetan literary works by, about, and for Buddhist women. The seminar was made possible through the 2021 Kayden Translation Award for Inseparable Across Lifetimes: The...