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Jewish Studies Undergraduate Courses

Previous semesters: Spring 2014, Summer 2014

Fall 2014

Important notes: JSTU-J 203, JSTU-J 303, and JSTU-J 304 each may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. Graduate courses are in italics. See Fall 2014 Course Resources box just below and to the right to learn what Gen Ed, College, and JS requirements these courses fulfill.

100 LEVEL COURSES

Power, Politics, and Piety: Nationalism and Territory in Israel/Palestine (3 cr)
Shaul Magid
COLL-C 103 Critical Approaches to Arts & Humanities #16294
TR 12:20-1:10 plus discussion: F 9:05-9:55 16295; F 10:10-11 16296; F 11:15-12:05 16297; F 12:20-1:10 16298
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H, CASE CAPP

Who Wrote the Bible?(3 cr)
Herb Marks
COLL-C 103 Critical Approaches to Arts & Humanities #16272
TR 3:35-4:25 plus discussion: F 10:10-11 16273; F 10:10-11 31122; F11:15-12:05 16274; F 11:15-12:05 31123
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H, CASE CAPP

Jews, Christians, Muslims (3 cr)
Staff
REL-R 152 #19951
TR 4:40-6:40
2nd 8 weeks
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

200 LEVEL COURSES

Anne Frank and Hitler: Studies in the Representation of Good and Evil (3 cr)
Alvin Rosenfeld
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #15080/ HON-H 234 Literature of Time & Place
TR 2:30-3:45
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H

Israel: History, Society, Culture (an introduction) (3 cr)
Noam Zadoff
HIST-B 200 Issues in Western European History #34038
TR 9:30-10:45
GenEd S&H, CASE S&H

Introduction to Jewish History: From the Bible to Spanish Expulsion (3 cr)
Guadalupe González-Diéguez
JSTU-J 251 #15323 / HIST-H 251 #8820
TR 2:30-3:45
GenEd S&H, GenEd WC, CASE S&H, CASE GCC

Guns and Roses: Representations of Soldiers and War in Modern Hebrew Literature (3 cr.)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-L 285 #30405
TR 1:00-2:15
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Introduction to the New Testament (3 cr.)
Jeremy Schott
REL-A 220 #16950
TR 10:10-11 plus discussion: F 10:10-11 18537; F 11:15-12:05 18538; F 12:20-1:10 18539
GenEd A&H, GenEd WC, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Introduction to Judaism (3 cr)
Michael Press
REL-A 230
TR 4-5:15
GenEd A&H, GenEd WC, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

300-400 LEVEL COURSES

Food and Religion (3 cr)
Joelle Bahloul
ANTH-E 400 Undergraduate Seminar #30496 / ANTH-E 600 #30496
MW 4-5:15

Fantasy, Realism, and Fiction in Modern Yiddish Literature(3 cr.)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-E 351 #17497 / CMLT-C 377 #17452 Topics in Yiddish Culture
MW 4:00-6:15
2nd 8 week course
CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Holocaust in American Memory (3 cr.)
E. Linenthal
HIST-A 379 Issues in Modern United States History #12827
TR 4-5:15
CASE S&H

Perpetrating Genocide (3 cr)
Mark Roseman
HIST-J 400 Seminar in History #8830
M 2:30-4:30
CASE S&H

20th Century Jewish Philosophy (3 cr)
Michael Morgan
JSTU-J 303 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #19562 / PHIL-P 305 Topics in the Philosophy of Judaism  / REL-D 362 Religious Issues in Contemporary Judaism
TR 1-2:15
CASE A&H, CASE GCC, IW

Israel and the Six-Day War 1967-2014 (3 cr)
Noam Zadoff
JSTU-J-304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies #20551 / HIST-C 305 #34039
TR 5:30-6:45
CASE S&H

American Jewish Popular Music (3 cr)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-J 357 #31178 / FOLK-F 357 / MUS-M 410 Composer or Genre
MW 1-2:15
CASE A&H, CASE DUS

Victims and Avengers:  Readings in the Holocaust Literature of Israel (3 cr)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-L 377 #31193
TR 4:00-5:15
CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Solitary Life in the Pre-Modern World: Muslim and Jewish Sources (3 cr)
Guadalupe González-Diéguez
NELC-N 305 Issues in Middle Eastern Literature #31284
MW 4-5:15
CASE GCC

LANGUAGE COURSES

Beginning Yiddish I (4 cr.)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-Y 100 #12821 / GER-Y 501 #12822
MWF 9:30-10:45
GenEd WL

Intermediate Biblical Hebrew I (3 cr.)
Michal Maoz-Levy
JSTU-B 200 #30384 / NELC-B 503 #34690
MWF 10:10-11
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 150 or equivalent proficiency
GenEd WL

Elementary Hebrew I (4 cr.)
Leah Cover
JSTU-H 100 / NELC-H 501
MTWR 10:10-11:00 #9075 / #10341            
MTWR 11:15-12:05 #9077 / #12573            
MTWR 12:20-1:10 #9076 / #10342              
GenEd WL

Elementary Hebrew II (4 cr.)
Ayelet Weiss
JSTU-H 150 #17943/ NELC-H 502 #18174 
MTWR 5:45-6:35
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 100 or equivalent proficiency.
GenEd WL

Intermediate Modern Hebrew I (3 cr.)
JSTU-H 200 / NELC-H 503
MWF 11:15-12:05 #9078 / #10343; Michal Maoz-Levy
MWF 12:20-1:10 #9079 / #10344; Ayelet Weiss
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 150 or equivalent proficiency
GenEd WL

Intermediate Modern Hebrew II (3 cr.)
Ayelet Weiss
JSTU-H 250 #30391/ NELC-H 504 #30720
MWF 10:10-11
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 200 or equivalent proficiency
GenEd WL

Advanced Modern Hebrew I (3 cr.)
Michal Maoz-Levy
JSTU-H 300 #9080/ NELC-H 505 #12195
MWF 12:20-1:10                 
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 250 or equivalent proficiency.

Victims and Avengers: Readings in the Holocaust Literature of Israel in Hebrew(3 cr)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-H 477 #31177
arranged
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 350 and permission of instruction.

INDIVIDUAL READINGS

Individual Readings in Yiddish Studies: Language, Literature, & Culture (1-3 cr.)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-Y 495
P: Consent of instructor
Arranged

Readings for Honors in Jewish Studies (3 cr.)
Mark Roseman
JSTU-H 399 #9081
P: Approval of instructor and honors advisor
Arranged

Individual Readings in Jewish Studies (1-3 cr.)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-H 495 #9082
P: Consent of instructor
Arranged

Individual Readings in Hebrew (1-4 cr.)
Ayelet Weiss
JSTU-H 497 #34729
P: Consent of instructor
Arranged

Honors Thesis (3-6 cr.)
Mark Roseman
JSTU-H 499 #9083
P: Approval of program honors committee and successful completion of JSTU-H 399.
Arranged

Leadership in Jewish Studies (1 cr.)
JSTU-P 180
Does not count toward Jewish Studies major or certificate. Students may only take 1 section per semester and a maximum of 3 credits during degree.
These sections meet at the Simone G. Hillel Center, 730 E. Third Street. Questions regarding the P180 classes should be directed to Hillel@indiana.edu

Internship in Jewish Studies (1-6 cr.)
Judah Cohe
JSTU-P 498 #16320
Arranged
Please complete the Student Internship Package form