University of Colorado at Boulder

David Shneer

David Shneer is Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History, Professor of History and Jewish Studies, and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies  at the University of Colorado, Boulder.  He is co-editor in chief of East European Jewish Affairs. He blogs at the Radical Jewish Traveler.   Listen to his interview for the Wexler Oral History Project at the Yiddish Book Center.

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Lectures:

  • Grief: A Biography of the World’s First Holocaust Liberation Photograph
  • When Yiddish Came to North Korea: Yiddish Music Between Fascism and Communism
  • Memorial to the Nazi Persecution of Gay Men: Who and What Are We Remembering
  • Scripting a Life: The Performance of Holocaust Testimony
  • Singing Between Two Worlds: Lin Jaldati and Yiddish Music in Divided Berlin
  • Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War, and the Holocaust