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Center for Judaic Studies

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Center for Judaic Studies

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IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19, WE'VE MOVED OUR PROGRAMMING ONLINE - SEE WHAT WE'RE UP TO AND JOIN US FOR THESE EXCITING VIRTUAL EVENTS!

The Center for Judaic Studies organizes and hosts campus and community events, providing students and community members unique learning opportunities with a diverse array of scholars and artists from around the world.

CJS partners with departments, faculty, and student groups across campus, as well as with organizations across Colorado and around the globe on a range of Judaic Studies, Social Justice, Inclusive Excellence, and Internationalization programs. We bring world-famous scholars, authors, film-makers, poets, artists, and performers to campus, and we host national and international conferences that explore Judaic Studies topics across a variety of disciplines.

We additionally offer various fellowships and awards to help students and community members continue to deepen their Judaic Studies learning on campus and beyond.

uPCOMING EVENTS

  2020 Fred Marcus Memorial Holocaust Lecture Flyer

 

Holocaust survivors, educators and students attend free! 

Contact hai@du.edu or call 303.871.3020 to RSVP.


 

COMING IN OCTOBER 2021 - STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS!

 

Lighthouse Writers Workshop and the Center for Judaic Studies, the Department of English & Literary Arts, and the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at DU present: 

Inside the Writer's Studio with Edwidge Danticat / Winner of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature


ONline Exhibitions


EXPLORE THE COLLECTIONS OF THE BECK ARCHIVES AT UNIVERSITY OF DENVER LIBRARIES THROUGH TWO NEW ONLINE EXHIBITIONS!

PORTRAIT PROJECT:
CHILD SURVIVORS OF THE HOLOCAUST

Drawings by Deborah Howard

DU professor of studio art Deborah Howard has interviewed and completed drawings of 25 survivors in the course of her portrait project, including Jack Welner and Paula Burger, pictured above. The entire series can be viewed here .

THE LOEWENSTEIN FAMILY: A STORY OF SURVIVAL
Select Documents from the Loewenstein Family
Papers and Art Collection

The historic documents in the Loewenstein Family Papers and Art collection tell the story of one Jewish family's miraculous survival and amidst the horrors of the Holocaust. Henry Lowenstein was born in Berlin in 1933 and left Germany in 1939 via Kindertransport to England. He was reunited with his family in the U.S. in 1947.The documents in the collection were assembled by his mother Maria, and donated by Henry to to the Beck Archives. Explore the exhibit here.