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Fall 2018 Jewish Studies Undergraduate Courses

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 2018 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 (30793)
MW 10:10-11 (Ernie Pyle 220)
Discussions: R 3:35-4:25 (30794); R 4:40-5:30 (30795); R 5:45-6:35 (30796);
F 9:05-9:55 (30797); F10:10-11 (30798); F 11:15-12:05 (30799)
GenEd A&H, GenEd WC, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

200 LEVEL COURSES

Israeli Cinema (3 cr)
Dmitry Romashov
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies (34024)
MW 4:00-6:30 pm (Wells Library 138) 
2nd 8 week course
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H

Literature of the Holocaust (3 cr)
Alvin Rosenfeld
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies (6907) / HON-H 234 Literature of Time & Place (7570)
TR 2:30-3:45 (Lindley 135)
Students must have a 3.5 GPA to enroll in and succeed in JSTU-J 203.
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H; credit given for only one of J203 or HON-H 234 with this topic

Prostitutes, Homemakers, and CEOs: Israel and the Concept of Universal Women’s Experiences (3 cr)
Aziza Khazzoom
NELC-N 204 Topics in Mid East Culture and Society (31273)
TR 8:30-11:00 am (Woodburn 005)
2nd 8 Week Course
GenEd S&H; GenEd WC; CASE S&H

Introduction to the Old Testament / Hebrew Bible (3 cr)
Jason Mokhtarian
REL-A 210 (12839)
MW 1:00-2:15 (Woodburn 101)
GenEd A&H, GenED WC, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Israeli Inequality in Context (3 cr)
Aziza Khazzoom
JSTU-C 216 (13503) / NELC-N 216 (13618)
TR 2:30-3:45 (Lindley 316)
GenEd WC; CASE S&H; CASE GCC; credit given for only one of C216 or NELC-N 216

Introduction to Jewish History: From the Bible to Spanish Expulsion (3 cr)                                          
Sarah Ifft Decker
JSTU-J 251 (6967) / HIST-H 251 (31872)
TR 11:15-12:30 (Swain East 240)    
GenEd S&H; GenEd WC; CASE S&H; CASE GCC; credit given for only one of J251 or HIST-H 251;
Required course for JS major and certificate students

Coming to America: History and Memory of Immigration in Jewish Literature (3 cr)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-L 270 (32122)
TR 4:00-5:15 (Global & International Studies Building 0003)
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H, CASE DUS

300-400 LEVEL COURSES

Job, from the Bible to Kafka and the Holocaust (3 cr)
Herbert Marks
CMLT-C 345 Literature and Religion (31670)
TR 4:00-5:15 (Woodburn 007)
CASE A&H

The History of Genocide (3 cr)
Mark Roseman
HIST-W 335 (32067)
TR 11:15-12:30 (Swain East 140)
CASE S&H, CASE GCC

Modern Jewish European History (3 cr)
Faculty
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies (9395)
MW 2:30-3:45 (Woodburn 007) 
CASE S&H

Music in Judaism (3 cr.)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-J 358 (32137) / FOLK-F 358 Jewish Folklore/Folklife/Folk Music (33314) / MUS-M 410 Composer or Genre (32173)
TR 1-2:15 (Swain East 245)
CASE A&H, CASE GCC; credit given for only one of J358, FOLK-F 358, or MUS-M 410 with this topic  

Muslim Spain and Portugal: History and Memory(3 cr)  
Sarah Ifft Decker
JSTU-J 360 (34442)
TR 9:30-10:45 (GA 0003) 
CASE A&H, IW

Yiddish Life: On Page, On Stage, On Screen (3 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-E 351 Topics in Yiddish Literature (34053) / CMLT-C 377 Topics in Yiddish Literature (34094)  / GER-Y 505 Topics in Yiddish Literature (34054) 
2nd 8 week course
MW 4:00-6:15 (Woodburn 203)
CASE A&H; CASE GCC; credit given for only one of E351 or CMLT-C 377 with this topic

The Holocaust and Politics (3 cr)
Jack Bielasiak
POLS-Y 352 (31474)
TR 1:00-2:15 (Student Building 150)
CASE S&H; CASE GCC

LANGUAGE COURSES

Beginning Yiddish I (4 cr / 3 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-Y 100 (11494) / GER-Y 501 (11492)
MWF 9:30-10:45 (Cedar C103)
GenEd WL
Will only be offered if needed for incoming Jewish Studies MA students

Intermediate Yiddish I (3 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-Y 200 (13506) / GER-Y 503 (13507)
ARR
P: GER-Y 150/GER-Y 502
GenEd WL

Elementary Modern Hebrew I (4 cr / 3 cr)
JSTU-H 100 / NELC-H 501 
MW 10:10-11:00 (Global & International Studies 0013); F 9:30-10:45 (Woodburn Hall 119); (2617 / 3632); Michal Maoz-Levy
MW 11:15-12:05 (Global & International Studies 0013); F 11:15-12:30 (Global & International Studies1128); (2619 / 5160); D. Romashov
MW 12:20-1:10 (Global & International Studies 0013); F 1:00-2:15 (Wylie 115); (2618 / 3633); D. Romashov
GenEd WL

Elementary Modern Hebrew II (4 cr / 3 cr)
Ayelet Weiss
JSTU-H 150 (31944) / NELC-H 502 (33301)
MW 10:10-11:00 (Global & International Studies 0011); F 9:30-10:45 (Sycamore 022)
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 100/NELC-H 501 or equivalent proficiency
GenEd WL

Intermediate Modern Hebrew I (3 cr)
JSTU-H 200 / NELC-H 503
MWF 11:15-12:05 (2620 / 3634 / Global & International Studies 0011); Michal Maoz-Levy
MWF 12:20-1:10 (13540 /14055 / Global & International Studies 0009); Ayelet Weiss
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 150/NELC-H 502 or equivalent proficiency
GenEd WL

Advanced Modern Hebrew I (3 cr)                                                                                                                          
Michal Maoz-Levy
JSTU-H 300 (2621) / NELC-H 505 (4912)
MWF 12:20-1:10 (Global & International Studies 0011)
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 250/NELC-H 504 or equivalent proficiency.

 

INDIVIDUAL READINGS

Individual Readings in Yiddish Studies: Language, Literature, & Culture (1-3 cr)                               
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-X 493 (2341)
P: Consent of instructor
Arranged

Readings for Honors in Jewish Studies (3 cr)      
Judah Cohen
JSTU-H 399 (2622)
P: Approval of instructor and honors advisor
Arranged

Honors Thesis (3-6 cr)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-H 499 (2624)
P: Approval of program honors committee and successful completion of JSTU-H 399.
Arranged

Leadership in Jewish Studies (1 cr)
Hillel Staff
JSTU-X 170
TOPICS: Jewish Cooking; Jewish Cooking (7362), Holidays and Modern Life (7363); Israel 101 through Film (8W1; 7364); Jews in the Media and Pop Culture (8W2; 7365); Intro to Guitar through Jewish Music (8W2; 7366)

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. S/F grading. These sections meet at the Simone G. Hillel Center, 730 E. Third Street. Questions regarding the X170 classes should be directed to Hillel@indiana.edu

Internship in Jewish Studies (1-6 cr)
JS Internship Authorization Form Required
Judah Cohen
JSTU-X 473 (7627)
Arranged

Individual Readings in Jewish Studies (1-3 cr)   
Judah Cohen
JSTU-X 490 (2623)
ARR day/time
P: Consent of instructor