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Jewish Studies Undergraduate Courses

Previous semester: Fall 2014

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Spring 2015

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.See Spring 2015 Course Resources box below and to the right to learn what Gen Ed, CASE, and JSTU requirements these courses fulfill.

100 LEVEL COURSES

Jews, Christians, Muslims (3 cr)
Sarah Imhoff
REL-R 152 #26422
TR 10:10-11 plus discussion
Discussions: F 12:20-1:10 (30982); F 1:25-2:15 (30983); F 2:30-3:20 (30984); F 3:35-4:25 (30985); F 11:15-12:05 (30986); F 10:10-11 (30987)
GenEd A&H, GenEd WC, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

200 LEVEL COURSES

American Jewish Writers (3 cr.)
John Schilb
ENG-L 241 #32542
TR 2:30-3:45
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H; CASE DUS

Israeli Inequality in Context (3 cr)
Aziza Khazzoom
JSTU-C 216  #27227/ NELC-N 216 #28898
MW 2:30-3:45
CASE S&H, CASE GCC

Literature of the Holocaust (3 cr)
Alvin Rosenfeld
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #25505 / HON-H 234 Literature of Time & Place #25462
TR 2:30-3:45
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H

Introduction to Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to the Present (3 cr)
Guadalupe González-Diéguez
JSTU-J 252 #24568 / HIST-H 252 #18276
TR 2:30-3:45
Required for all Jewish Studies major and certificate students
GenEd S&H, GenEd WC, CASE S&H, CASE GCC

Coming to America: History & Memory of Immigration in Jewish Literature (3 cr)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-L 270 #30225
MW 2:30-3:45
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H, CASE DUS,

Introduction to Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (3 cr)
Eva Mroczek
REL-A 210 #24456
MW 9:30-10:45
GenEd A&H, GenEd WC, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

300-400 LEVEL COURSES

Culture, Memory, and Identity: Yiddish in the Post-Holocaust World (3 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-E 352 #26033 / CMLT-C 378 Topics in Yiddish Culture
MW 4:00-6:15
2nd 8 week course
CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Jews in the Modern World (3 cr)
Mirjam Zadoff
Topic: Jews in Space: Places of Jewish Encounter in Modernity
HIST-B 322  #30344
TR 1-2:15
CASE S&H, CASE GCC

Jews After the Holocaust (3 cr)
Mirjam Zadoff
HIST-J 300 Seminar in History  #25660
T 4:00-6:30
CASE S&H; IW

The Archaeology of Israel and Modern Religious Identity (3 cr.)
Michael Press
JSTU-J 303 Art & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #26388 / REL-A 300 Studies in African, European, and West Asian Religions #30694
TR 4:00-5:15
CASE A&H

Images of War & Peace in Israeli Public Culture (3 cr.)
Jon Simons
JSTU-J 303 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #24569/ CMCL-C 311 Images of War & Peace in Public Culture
TR 11:15-12:30
CASE A&H

Jewish Critics of Zionism (3 cr.)
Shaul Magid
JSTU-J 303 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #30183 / REL-R 300 Studies in Religion #30743  
W 5:00-7:00
CASE A&H

Muslim Spain (3 cr)
Guadalupe González-Diéguez
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies #28363 / NELC-N 303 Issues in Middle Eastern History #27992
MW 2:30-3:45
CASE S&H

History of the Holocaust (3 cr)
Mark Roseman
JSTU-J 323 #28489 / HIST-B 323 #28272
TR 10:10-11
Plus discussion:  R 1:25-2:15 (28490); R 1:25-2:15 (28491); R 2:30-3:20 (28492); R 2:30-3:20 (28493); F 11:15-12:05 (28494); F 11:15-12:05 (28495); F 12:20-1:10 (28496); F 12:20-1:10 (28497)
CASE S&H, CASE GCC

Exploring Jewish Identity Today (3 cr)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-J 359 #30200 / FOLK-F 359
MW 9:30-10:45
CASE S&H, CASE DUS, IW

Bible and Beyond: Reading Early Jewish Literature (3 cr.)
Eva Mroczek
JSTU-J 403 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #30217 / REL-A  430 Topics in the History of Judaism #30709  
M 3:35-6:05
CASE A&H

Judaism & Gender (3 cr.)
Sarah Imhoff
JSTU-J 403 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #30208 / REL-A 440 Judaism & Gender: Philosophical & Theological Perspectives #30713
TR 2:30-3:45
CASE A&H, CASE GCC, IW

Biblical Themes in Modern Hebrew Literature (3 cr.)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-L 390 #30233
MW 4-5:15
CASE A&H

The Holocaust and Politics (3 cr.)
Jack Bielasiak
POLS-Y 352 #30596
MW 11:15-12:30
CASE S&H; CASE GCC

Paul and His Influence in Early Christianity (3 cr)
Jeremy Schott
REL-A 321 #30700
TR 2:30-3:45
CASE A&H; CASE GCC

LANGUAGE COURSES

Beginning Yiddish II (4 cr.)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-Y 150 #26250
P: GER-Y 100 or consent of instructor
MWF 9:30-10:45
GenEd WL

Intermediate Biblical Hebrew II (3 cr.)
Michal Maoz-Levy
JSTU-B 250 #30174
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-B 200 or equivalent proficiency
MWF 10:10-11:00
GenEd WL

Elementary Hebrew II (4 cr.)   
Leah Cover
JSTU-H 150
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 100 or equivalent proficiency
MTWR 10:10-11:00 #18351     
MTWR 11:15-12:05 #18350     
MTWR 12:20-1:10   #18352
GenEd WL     

Intermediate Modern Hebrew I (3 cr.)   
Ayelet Weiss
JSTU-H 200 #27235
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 150 or equivalent proficiency.
MWF 10:10-11:00
GenEd WL 

Intermediate Modern Hebrew II (3 cr.)
JSTU-H 250
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 200 or equivalent proficiency.
MWF 11:15-12:05 #18353; Michal Maoz-Levy
MWF 12:20-1:10  #18354; Ayelet Weiss
GenEd WL

Advanced Modern Hebrew II (3 cr.)   
Michal Maoz-Levy
JSTU-H 350 #18355
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 250 or equivalent proficiency.
MWF 12:20-1:10

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.)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-H 399 #18356
P: Approval of instructor and honors advisor
Arranged

Individual Readings in Jewish Studies (1-3 cr.)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-H 495 #18357
P: Consent of instructor
Arranged

Honors Thesis (3-6 cr.)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-H 499 #18358
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.)
JSTU-P 498 #24570
S/F grading. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Does not count toward Jewish Studies major or certificate.
Arranged