Brian Catlos

Professor Brian Catlos' Book Earns Honorable Mention at PROSE Awards

March 28, 2016

Professor Brian Catlos' Book Earns Honorable Mention at PROSE Awards The 2015 American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence gave an Honorable Mention in the category of European and World History to Brian Catlos’s Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors: Power, Faith and Violence in the Age of Crusade and...

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Kathryn Huether Awarded Kathryn Davis Fellowship for Peace

March 24, 2016

Kathryn Huether Awarded Kathryn Davis Fellowship for Peace 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...

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Professor Sam Boyd Wins Society of Biblical Literature Award

March 24, 2016

Professor Sam Boyd Wins Society of Biblical Literature Award Professor Boyd has been awarded the prestigious Regional Scholar Award by the Society of Biblical Literature for 2016. The award recognizes promising scholars in the field of Biblical Studies. The award is given based on two rounds of competition. The first...

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Eli Sacks Hosts Embodied Judaism Event

March 17, 2016

Professor Eli Sacks Hosted the Embodied Judaism Event in November In April 1969, on the first anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Jewish and African-American activists came together in Washington, D.C. to share a meal in solidarity, an event which came to be known as the Freedom...

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Eben Yonnetti Receives CAS Summer Language Fellowship

March 15, 2016

Eben Yonnetti, MA candidate, received a CAS Summer Language Fellowship Award to study Chinese this summer. Eben will be attending the International Chinese Language Program at National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan. Congratulations Eben!

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CU Boulder Launches Tibet Himalaya Initiative

Dec. 19, 2015

The Tibet Himalaya Initiative (THI) at CU Boulder celebrated the success of its inaugural semester with a graduate colloquium and reception in the Koenig Alumni Center on November 11, 2015. More than twenty-five graduate students, faculty, and supporters of THI from CU, Naropa University, and the Boulder community gathered for...

Brian Catlos

From Bobby Fisher & Bob Dylan To Bill Gates: Islam, Medieval Spain, and the Roots of the Modern West

Dec. 2, 2015

Professor Brian Catlos, Religious Studies, will be delivering a lecture " From Bobby Fisher & Bob Dylan To Bill Gates: Islam, Medieval Spain, and the Roots of the Modern West " Rock and roll, chess and the digital revolution: what does Islam have to do with modern Western culture? Everything...

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Lester Lecture on Nov 2nd with Christian K. Wedemeyer

Oct. 12, 2015

Christian K. Wedemeyer of the University of Chicago Divinity School will be delivering the annual Lester Lecture in Religious Studies on November 2 at 6pm in the British Studies Room on the 5th Floor of Norlin Library. The lecture is titled, "'Merely a Gesture': Semiology, Ritual, and Reality among South...

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Lamont Scholar Award Winners!

Aug. 18, 2015

Religious Studies majors Vincent Pretti and Grace Edwards have each been awarded a Katherine Jacob Lamont Scholarship for AY 2015-2016. Congratulations to both on their stunning achievements!

Brian Catlos to Speak at Jaipur Literature Festival

Aug. 18, 2015

This Fall, Jaipur Literature Festival, the world's largest literary festival, will travel to Boulder, Colorado as a creative caravan of writers and thinkers, poets and balladeers. In true JLF fashion, the festival will start with a sublime morning music session and end with a riveting debate. Showcasing South Asia’s unique...

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