Jewish Studies spotlights Matthew Creighton

From the Instagram feed of our friends at BU’s Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies, we see a great feature about one of our new first-year humanities instructors, Dr. Matthew Creighton. From the post:

Introducing Matthew Creighton, the next feature of our#FacultyFridayseries.A Boston University graduate, Professor Creighton specializes in German literature, modern Jewish intellectual history, and theories of religion, secularization and modernity. He received his PhD in Religion and Literature from the University of Chicago’s Divinity School. Here at the Elie Wiesel Center, Professor Creighton is a lecturer, as well as within the Writing Program and the Core Curriculum.This is Professor Creighton’s first year at Boston University! This Spring Semester he is teaching CAS EN/JS/XL 126 “Jewish Diaspora” and CAS CI/JS/XL 367 “Holocaust Film”. These courses fall into various CAS departments, showing the variety of knowledge that Professor Creighton is qualified to teach about. Stayed tuned to see what courses Professor Creighton will be teaching in the Fall Semester.Professor Creighton had published many works, ranging from articles to reviews. His doctoral dissertation is titled The Hidden Father and the Problem of Generations in Luther, Freud, and Kafka.”

If you’re interested in taking a class with Prof. Creighton next year, be sure to keep your eyes open for Core promotions for our fall course offerings. Join us in welcoming him to the faculty!

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