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Jewish Studies Undergraduate Courses

Previous semesters: Fall 2015, Spring 2015

Spring 2016

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 Spring 2016 Course Resources box just below and to the right to learn what Gen Ed, College, and JS requirements these courses fulfill.

100 LEVEL COURSES

Jews, Christians, Muslims (3 cr)
Sarah Imhoff
REL-R 152 #12414
MW 10:10-11 (ED 1120)
Discussions: F 9:05-9:55 (#15206); F 10:10-11 (#15207); F 11:15-12:05 (#15208); F 12:20-1:10 (#15209); F 1:25-2:15 (#15210); F 2:30-3:20 (#15211); 
GenEd A&H, GenEd WC, CASE A&H, CASE GCC


200 LEVEL COURSES

Animal and Human in Jewish Culture (3 cr)
Guadalupe González Diéguez
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #31019
MW 1-2:15 (BH 011)
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H

Literature of the Holocaust (3 cr)
Alvin Rosenfeld
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #11708 / HON-H 234 Literature of Time & Place #11670
TR 2:30-3:45 (BH 206)
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H

Playwriting: A Writing Community (3 cr)
Deborah Yarchun
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #31022 / CLLC-L 210 #13814
W 6-8:15 (EO B01)
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H

Muslim-Jewish Relations in the 20th Century (3 cr)
Günther Jikeli
JSTU-J 204 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies #31171 / HIST-W 200 Issues in World History #33454
MW 4-5:15 (GA 0003)
GenEd S&H; CASE S&H; CASE GCC

Introduction to Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to the Present (3 cr)
Mirjam Zadoff
JSTU-J 252 #10888 / HIST-H 252 #5121
TR 1-2:15 (BH 003)
Required for all Jewish Studies mjaor and certificate students
GenEd S&H, GenEd WC, CASE S&H, CASE GCC

Coming to America (3 cr)
Allison Posner
JSTU-L 270 #33734
MW 2:30-5:00
8W2 course
CASE A&H; CASE DUS

Introduction to the Old Testament / Hebrew Bible (3 cr)
Jason Mokhtarian
REL-A 210 #10801
MW 9:30-10:45 (MY 130)
GenEd A&H, GenEd WC, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

300/400 LEVEL COURSES

The Legacy of Alexander the Great (3 cr)
Noah Kaye
CLAS-C 395 Topics in Classical Art & Archaeology #30398
MWF 10:10-11 (BH 322)
300/400 level Jewish Sacred Music Course
Meets with CLAS-C 503

Israeli Film & Fiction (3 cr)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-C 360
TR 4:00-5:15
CASE A&H; CASE GCC
Meets with NELC-N 695

Russian Jewish Writers (3 cr.)
Ari Stern-Gottschalk
JSTU-J 303 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #35598 / SLAV-S 320 Special Topics in Slavic Studies #35568
TR 9:30 am-12:00 pm (LI1051)
CASE A&H
2nd 8 week course

The Politics of Israel (3 cr)
Jon Simons
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies #13631 / POLS-Y 362 International Politics of Selected Regions #12901
TR 1-2:15 (WH 121)
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 #31198 / NELC-N 304 Issues in Middle Eastern Culture & Society #31201
TR 11:15-12:30 (AC C116)
CASE S&H
Meets with NELC-N 695

Jews and Race (3 cr)
Sarah Imhoff
JSTU-J 310 #31188 / REL-C 323 #30266
MW 4-5:15 (SE 105)
CASE A&H, CASE DUS

Jews, Christians, and Others in Late Antiquity (3 cr.)
Jason Mokhtarian
JSTU-J 316 #31191 / REL-A 316 #30249
MW 1-2:15 (SY 001)
CASE A&H, CASE GCC
Meets with REL-R 511

History of the Holocaust (3 cr)
Mark Roseman
JSTU-J 323 #13740  / HIST-B 323 #13569
MW 2:30-3:20
Plus discussion: W 4:40-5:30 (#13741 / #13570); W 4:40-5:30 (#13742 / #13571); R 1:25-2:15 (#13743 / #13572); R 1:25-2:15 (#13744 / #13573); F 11:15-12:05 (#13746 / #13575); F 12:20-1:10 (#13748 / #13577)
CASE S&H, CASE GCC

Muslim Spain & Portugal: History and Memory (3 cr)
Guadalupe González Diéguez
JSTU-J 360 #31024 / NELC-N 360 #31023
TR 2:30-3:45 (SY 006)
CASE S&H; CASE GCC; IW

LANGUAGE COURSES

Intermediate Yiddish II (3 cr.)
Avi Lang
GER-Y 250
P: GER-Y 200 or consent of instructor
Arranged
GenEd WL
Meets with GER-Y 504

Introduction to Biblical Hebrew II (4 cr)
Nathan Mastnjak
JSTU-B 150 #31034 
MTWR 11:15-12:05 (AC C118)
P: JSTU-B 100 or consent of instructor
GenEd WL
Meets with NELC-B 502

Elementary Hebrew II (4 cr.) 
Dmitry Romashov
JSTU-H 150
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 100 or equivalent proficiency
MTWR 10:10-11:00  #5177 / #9342  (BH233)
MTWR 11:15-12:05  #5176 / #6198  (BH233)
MTWR 12:20-1:10    #5178 / #9343  (BH233)
GenEd WL
Meets with NELC-H 502

Intermediate Modern Hebrew I (3 cr.) 
Michal Maoz-Levy
JSTU-H 200 #12947
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 150 or equivalent proficiency.
MWF 11:15-12:05 (BH 135)
GenEd WL
Meets with NELC-H 503

Intermediate Modern Hebrew II (3 cr.)
JSTU-H 250
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 200 or equivalent proficiency.
MWF 10:10-11:00; #5179 Michal Maoz-Levy (BH 135)
MWF 12:20-1:10;   #5180 Ayelet Weiss (AC C118)
GenEd WL
Meets with NELC-H 504

Advanced Modern Hebrew II (3 cr.) 
Michal Maoz-Levy
JSTU-H 350 #5181
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 300 or equivalent proficiency.
MWF 12:20-1:10 (BH 135)
Meets with NELC-H 506

INDIVIDUAL READINGS

Readings for Honors in Jewish Studies(3 cr.)
Mirjam Zadoff
JSTU-H 399 #5182
P: Approval of instructor and honors advisor
Arranged

Individual Readings in Jewish Studies (1-3 cr.)
Mirjam Zadoff
JSTU-H 495 #5183
P: Consent of instructor
Arranged

Honors Thesis (3-6 cr.)
Mirjam Zadoff
JSTU-H 499 #5184
P: Approval of program honors committee
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.

Internship in Jewish Studies (1-6 cr.)
Mirjam Zadoff
JSTU-P 498 #10890
S/F grading. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Does not count toward Jewish Studies major or certificate.
Arranged