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Jewish Studies Undergraduate Courses

Previous semester: Fall 2016

Spring 2017

Important notes: JSTU-J 203, JSTU-J 204, 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 all graduate courses. See Spring 2017 Course Resources box just below and to the right to learn what Gen Ed, College, and JS requirements these courses fulfill.

200 LEVEL COURSES

The Zionist Movement Between Europe & Palestine/Israel (3 cr)
Noam Zadoff
HIST-B 200 Issues in Western European History #31431
MW 11:15:12:30 (BH245)
GenEd S&H; GenEd WC; CASE S&H; CASE GCC; may be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours

Literature of the Holocaust (3 cr)
Alvin Rosenfeld
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #12254 /HON-H 234 Literature of Time & Place #12224
TR 2:30-3:45 (BH141)
GenED A&H; CASE A&H; students must be in Hutton Honors College or have a 3.5 GPA or above

Israeli Inequality in Context (3 cr)
Aziza Khazzoom
JSTU-C 216 #32835 / NELC-N 216 #
TR 8:00-9:15  (GA 0003)
GenEd WC; CASE S&H; CASE GCC; Credit given for only one of JSTU-C 216 or NELC-N 216

Sacred Books of the Jews (3 cr)
Jason Mokhtarian
JSTU-J 220 #31503/REL-235 #29917
MW 1-2:15 (BH141)
GenEd A&H; GenEd WC; CASE A&H; CASE GCC; Credit given for only one of JSTU-J 220 or REL-A 235

Introduction to Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to the Present (3 cr)
Mirjam Zadoff
JSTU-J 252 #11580/HIST-H 252 #6273
TR 4:00-5:15 (BH208)
GenEd S&H, GenEd WC, CASE S&H, CASE GCC; Credit given for only one of JSTU-J 252 or HIST-H 252; Required course for all majors and certificate students

Representing Jews & African Americans in American Musical Theatre (3 cr)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-J 258 #31502 / FOLK-F 252 Folklore & the Humanities #32923
MW 2:30-3:45 (SW219)
GenEd A&H; CASE A&H; CASE DUS

Introduction to Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (3 cr)
Jason Mokhtarian
REL-A 210 #11511
MW 11:15-12:30 (BH310)
GenEd A&H; GenEd WC; CASE A&H; CASE GCC

Introduction to the New Testament (3 cr)
Jeremy Schott
REL-A 220 #29908
TR 10:10-11:00 (CH 122)
Plus Discussion: R 5:45-6:35 (29909); R 6:50-7:40 (29910); R 7:55-8:45 (29911); F 3:35-4:25 (29912); F4:40-5:30 (29913); F 5:45-6:35 (29914)
GenEd A&H; GenEd WC, CASE A&H; CASE GCC

300/400 LEVEL COURSES

Yiddish Life, Literature, and Memory (3 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-E 351 # / CMLT-C377 #  / GER-Y 505 #
MW 4:00-6:15 (BH 236)
2nd 8 weeks
CASE A&H; CASE GCC

Jewish History in (Auto) Biography (3 cr)
Noam Zadoff
HIST-J 300 #10641
MW 5:45-7:00 (BH 235)
Case S&H, Intensive Writing

Contemporary Antisemitism in Sociohistorical Perspectives (3 cr)
Günther Jikeli
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies #31495 / HON-H 304 #32507
MW 4-5:15 (GA 0003)
CASE S&H

Refugees & Migrants: From Ellis Island to Budapest Train Station (3 cr)
Mirjam Zadoff
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies #31425/ HIST-W 300 #31423 / INTL-I 300 #9526
TR 9:30-10:45 (WH002)
CASE S&H

What is Middle Eastern? Perspectives Gained through Comparison with Israel (3 cr)
Aziza Khazzoom
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies #16591 / NELC-N 304 Issues in Middle Eastern Culture & Society #16591 / NELC-N 695 #12971
TR 1-2:15 (BH 214)
CASE S&H

Jews, Christians, and Others in Late Antiquity (3 cr)
Jeremy Schott
JSTU-J 316 #16587/ REL-A 316 #29944 / REL-R 521 #29945
TR 4:00-5:15 (BH 135)
CASE A&H; CASE GCC; Credit given for only one of JSTU-J 316 or REL-A 316

History of the Holocaust (3 cr)
Mark Roseman
JSTU-J 323 / HIST-B 323
TR 11:15-12:05 (RH 100)
Discussions: R 1:25-2:15 (13937); R 1:25-2:15 (13938); R 2:30-3:20 (13939); 2:30-3:20 (13940); F 10:10-11:00 (31498); F 10:10-11 (13941); F 12:20-1:10 (31499); F 1:20-1:10 (13942)
CASE S&H; CASE GCC; Credit given for only one of JSTU-J 323 or HIST-B 323

Modern Hebrew Literature in English (3 cr)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-L 380 #31508
TR 2:30-3:45 (BH 240)
CASE A&H; CASE GCC; Intensive Writing

Introduction to Jewish Mysticism (3 cr)
Shaul Magid
REL-A 335 #29919
TR 11:15-12:30 (FA 010)
CASE A&H, CASE GCC

LANGUAGE COURSES

Beginning Yiddish II (4 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-Y 150
P: GER-Y 100 or consent of instructor
MWF 9:30-10:45
GenEd WL
Meets with GER-Y 502

Introduction to Biblical Hebrew II (4 cr)
Nathan Mastnjak
JSTU-B 150  #16488
MTWR 10:10-11:00
GenEd WL; P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-B 100 or eqivalent proficiency
Meets with NELC-B 502

Intermediate Biblical Hebrew II (3 cr)
Nathan Mastnjak
JSTU-B 250 #31500
MWF 9:05-9:55
GenEd WL; P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-B 200 or eqivalent proficiency
Meets with NELC-B 504

Elementary Hebrew II (4 cr)
Dmitry Romashov
JSTU-H 150 (BH241)
MTWR 10:10-11:00 #6323 / #10220
MTWR 11:15-12:05 #6322 / #7321
MTWR 12:20-1:10   #6324 / #10221
GenEd WL; P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 100 or equivalent proficiency
Meets with NELC-H 502

Intermediate Modern Hebrew II (3 cr.)
Ayelet Weiss
JSTU-H 250 (SY200)
MWF 10:10-11:00 #6325 / #10222
MWF 12:20-1:10 #6326 / #10223
GenEd WL; P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 200 or equivalent proficiency
Meets with NELC-H 504

Advanced Modern Hebrew I (3 cr) 
Michal Maoz-Levy (SY 200)
JSTU-H 300  #31501
MWF 1:25-2:15
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 250 or equivalent proficiency.
Meets with NELC-H 505 # 32829

Advanced Modern Hebrew II (3 cr.) 
Michal Maoz-Levy (SY 200)
JSTU-H 350 #6327
MWF 11:15-12:05
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 300 or equivalent proficiency
Meets with NELC-H 506 #7322

INDIVIDUAL READINGS

Individual Readings in Yiddish Studies: Language, Literature, & Culture (1-3 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler 
GER-X 493 #6148
Arranged
P: Consent of instructor

Readings for Honors in Jewish Studies (3 cr) 
Mark Roseman
JSTU-H 399 #6328
Arranged 
P: Approval of instructor and honors advisor    

Honors Thesis (3-6 cr) 
Mark Roseman
JSTU-H 499 #6330
Arranged
P: Approval of program honors committee and successful completion of JSTU-H 399.

Leadership in Jewish Studies (1 cr) 
JSTU-X 170
Questions regarding the X170 classes should be directed to Hillel@indiana.edu 
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.

Internship in Jewish Studies (1-6 cr)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-X 473 #11581 
Arranged
Please complete the Student Internship Package form

Individual Readings in Jewish Studies (1-3 cr)
 Judah Cohen
JSTU-X 490 #6329
Arranged 
P: Consent of instructor

Individual Readings in Hebrew (1-4 cr)
Ayelet Weiss
JSTU-X 491 #13375 
Arranged