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Fall 2013 Jewish Studies Undergraduate Courses


Important notes: JSTU-J 203 may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. Graduate courses are in italics. See Fall 2013 Course Resources box just below 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 11576
TR 12:20-1:10 plus discussion: 9:05-9:55 (F) 11577; 10:10-11 (F) 11578; 11:15-12:05 (F) 11579; 12:20-1:10 (F) 11580

Who Wrote the Bible? (3 cr.)
Herbert Marks
COLL-C 103 Critical Approaches to Arts & Humanities 11550
TR 3:35-4:25 plus discussion: 10:10-11 (F) 11551; 11:15-12:05 (F) 11552

Jews, Christians, Muslims (3 cr.)
Sarah Imhoff
REL-R 152 33375
TR 5:45-6:35 plus discussion: 9:05-9:55 (F) 33376; 10:10-11 (F) 33377; 11:15-12:05 (F) 33378

200 Level Courses

Anne Frank & Hitler: Studies in the Representation of Good and Evil (3 cr.)
Alvin Rosenfeld
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies 10067 / HON-H 234 Literature of Time and Place 11462
(students must have GPA of 3.5 or higher)
TR 2:30-3:45

Introduction to Jewish History: From the Bible to Spanish Expulsion (3 cr.)
Jason Mokhtarian
JSTU-J 251 10396 / HIST-H 251 3319
TR 2:30-3:45

Introduction to Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (3 cr.)
Eva Mroczek
REL-A 210 10969
MW 5:45-7

Introduction to the New Testament (3 cr.)
Staff
REL-A 220 12446
TR 10:10-11 plus discussion: F 10:10-11 29885; F 11:15-12:05 29886; F 12:20-1:10 29887

Multiple Voices of Israeli Society (3 cr.)
Aziza Khazzoom
JSTU-C 214 33290 / NELC-N 214 33291
MW 1-2:15

Prostitutes, Homemakers, and CEOs (3 cr.)
Aziza Khazzoom
NELC-N 204 Topics in Middle Eastern Culture & Society 37259
MW 8-10:15 am
2nd 8 weeks

Representing Jews & African Americans in American Musical Theatre (3 cr.)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-J 203 33388 / FOLK-F 252 Folklore & the Humanities 13490
MW 9:30-10:45

300-400 Level Courses

Jews, Christians, and Others in Late Antiquity (3 cr.)
Jason Mokhtarian
JSTU-J 316 32896 / REL-A 316 33010 / REL-R 511 29411
TR 4:00-5:15

Jewish Critics of Zionism (3 cr.)
Shaul Magid
REL-A 430 Topics in the History of Judaism / REL-R 541 Studies in Jewish Tradition
MW 5:30-7:30
2nd 8 weeks

The Jews of the Muslim World (3 cr.)
Guadalupe Gonzalez Dieguez
JSTU-J304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies 37260 / NELC-N 303 Issues in Middle Eastern History 37261
TRF 9:30-10:55
2nd 8 weeks

Judaism and Gender (3 cr.)
Barbara Krawcowicz
JSTU-J 303 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies 32910 / REL-D 370 Topics in Gender & Western Religions 32909
MW 1-2:15

Judaism in the Making (3 cr.)
Eva Mroczek
JSTU-J 317 32915 / REL-A 317 29330 / REL-R 541 29895
MW 2:30-3:45

The Kibbutz in Fact Fiction (3 cr.)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-C 340 29139 / NELC-N 695 29703
MW 2:30-3:45

Music in Judaism (3 cr.)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-J 358 32914/ FOLK-F 358 Jewish Folklore/Folklife/Folk Music 29617 / MUS-M 410 Composer or Genre 34958
MW 2:30-3:45

Recent Hebrew Literature in English (3 cr.)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-L 385 35183 / NELC-N 588 37213
MWR 4:00-5:25
2nd 8 weeks

Testimonies of the Holocaust (3 cr.)
Mark Roseman
HIST-J 400 3330
T 5:45-7:45

Yiddish Life: On Page, On Stage, On Screen (3 cr.)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-E 351 13417 / CMLT-C 377 13368 / GER-Y 505 13418
2nd 8 weeks course
MW 4-6:15

LANGUAGE COURSES

Beginning Yiddish I (4 cr.)
Allison Posner
GER-Y 100 / GER-Y 501
MWF 9:30-10:45

Intermediate Yiddish I (3 cr.)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-Y 200 7568 / GER-Y 503 7569
P: GER-Y 150 or consent of instructor
Arranged

Elementary Hebrew I (4 cr.)
Leah Cover
JSTU-H 100 / NELC-H 501
MTWR 10:10-11:00 3600/4901
MTWR 11:15-12:05 3602/7302
MTWR 12:20-1:10 3601/4902

Elementary Hebrew II (4 cr.)
Michal Maoz-Levy
JSTU-H 150 29147/ NELC-H 502 29427
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 100 or equivalent proficiency.
MTWR 10:10-11:00

Intermediate Modern Hebrew I (3 cr.)
JSTU-H 200 / NELC-H 503
MWF 10:10-11 11604/13653; SECTION CANCELLED
MWF 11:15-12:05 3603/4903; Michal Maoz-Levy
MWF 12:20-1:10 3604/4904; Ayelet Weiss
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 150 or equivalent proficiency.

Advanced Modern Hebrew I (3 cr.)
Michal Maoz-Levy
JSTU-H 300 3605 / NELC-H 505 6904
MWF 12:20-1:10
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 250 or equivalent proficiency.

Recent Hebrew Literature in Hebrew (3 cr.)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-H 485 29155 / NELC-N 695 10119
Arranged
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 350 or equivalent proficiency.

INDIVIDUAL READINGS AND ARRANGED COURSES

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.)
JSTU-H 399 3606
P: Approval of instructor and honors advisor
Arranged

Individual Readings in Jewish Studies (1-3 cr.)
JSTU-H 495 3607
P: Consent of instructor
Arranged

Honors Thesis (3-6 cr.)
JSTU-H 499 3608
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.
Arranged

Internship in Jewish Studies (1-6 cr.)
JSTU-P 498 11612
S/F grading. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Does not count toward Jewish Studies major or certificate.
Arranged



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