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Jewish Studies Undergraduate Courses

Previous semetser: Fall 2013

Spring 2014

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 Spring 2014 Course Resources box just below to learn what Gen Ed, College, and JS requirements these courses fulfill.

100 LEVEL COURSES

A Question of Jewish Identity (3 cr)
Judah Cohen
COLL-C103 Critical Approaches to Arts & Humanities
MW 9:05-9:55 plus discussions: R 11:15-12:05; R 3:35-4:25; F 9:05-9:55; F 1:25-2:15
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H, CASE CAPP

Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: Religion and Violence (3 cr)
Shaul Magid
REL-R 152 Jews, Christians, Muslims #27861
MW 4-6
1st 8 weeks
GenEd A&H, GenEd WC, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

200 LEVEL COURSES

Israeli Inequality in Context (3 cr)
Aziza Khazzoom
JSTU-C 216  #29594/ NELC-N 216
MW 1-2:15; BH 305
CASE S&H, CASE GCC

Contemporary Israeli Culture  (3 cr.)
Michal Maoz-Levy
JSTU-C 240 #32843
MWF 10:10-11; SY 137
GenEd WC, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Literature of the Holocaust (3 cr)
Alvin Rosenfeld
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #26391/ HON-H 234 Literature of Time & Place #26337
TR 2:30-3:45; SY 103
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Sacred Books of the Jews (3 cr)
Jason Mokhtarian
JSTU-J 220 #27453 / REL-A 235 #27707
TR 9:30-10:45; BH345
CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Introduction to Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to the Present (3 cr)
Sarah Imhoff
JSTU-J 252 #25262 / HIST-H 252 #18491
TR 2:30-3:45; SB 150
GenEd S&H, GenEd WC, CASE S&H, CASE GCC

Literary Masterpieces of Muslim Spain (3 cr.)
Guadalupe González Diéguez
NELC-N 204 Topics in Middle Eastern Culture & Society 37090
MW 1:25-3:55;
2nd 8 weeks
GenEd S&H, CASE S&H, CASE GCC

Prostitutes, Homemakers, and CEOs (3 cr.)
Aziza Khazzoom
NELC-N 204 Topics in Middle Eastern Culture & Society 37079
MW 9:05-11:20 am
2nd 8 weeks
GenEd S&H, CASE S&H, CASE GCC

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

Introduction to Judaism (3 cr)
Barbara Krawcowicz
REL-A 230
MW 4-5:15
GenEd A&H, GenEd WC, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

300-400 LEVEL COURSES

Ghetto, Shtetl, and Beyond:  Millennium of History and Society of Yiddish (3 cr.)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-E 352 Topics in Yiddish Culture / CMLT-C 378 Topics in Yiddish Culture
MW 4:00-6:15
2nd 8 week course
CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Emmanuel Levinas: Ethics, Politics, and Judaism (3 cr.)
Michael Morgan
JSTU-J 303 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #27813/ PHIL-P 305 Topics in the Philosophy of Judaism #29379 /REL-D 362 Religious Issues in Contemporary Judaism #29839
TR 1-2:15; SY 108
CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Images of War and Peace in Israeli Public Culture (3 cr)
Jon Simons
JSTU-J 303 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #25264 / CMCL-C 311 Images of War and Peace in Public Culture #28036
TR 11:15-12:30; C2 203
CASE A&H

Antisemitism: A Sociohistorical Perspective (3 cr.)
Günther Jikeli
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies #32844/ HIST-B 303 Issues in Modern European History #32835
MW 2:30-3:45; KH 312
CASE S&H

Jewish Philosophy in the Medieval World (3 cr) CANCELLED
Guadalupe González-Diéguez
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies #27470 / NELC-N 303 Issues in Middle Eastern History #28528
TR 4-5:15; BH 321
CASE S&H

Muslim Spain (3 cr)
Guadalupe González Diéguez
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies #30994 / NELC-N 303 Issues in Middle Eastern History #30522
(meets with NELC-N 695)
TR 11:15-12:30; BH 147
CASE S&H

Jews and Race (3 cr)
Sarah Imhoff
JSTU-J 310 #29612 / REL-C 323 #29804
TR 1-2:15; BH 148
CASE A&H, CASE DUS

Rabbinic Judaism: Literature and Beliefs (3 cr)
Jason Mokhtarian
JSTU-J 320 #28166 / REL-A 318 #28142
TR 2:30-3:45; BH 305
CASE A&H, CASE GCC, IW

History of the Holocaust (3 cr)
Erin Corber
JSTU-J 323 #31170 / HIST-B 323 #30890
MW 4:40-5:30; MO 007
Plus discussion:  R 8:00-8:50 #31173; R 10:10-11:00 #31171; R 10:10-11:00 #31172;R 2:30-3:20 #31175; R 2:30-3:20 #31176; F 9:05-9:55 #31177;  F 11:15-12:05 #31180; F 11:15-12:05 #31181
CASE S&H, CASE GCC

Women in the Bible (3 cr.)
Eva Mroczek
JSTU-J 375 #33865 / REL-A 375
MW 2:30-3:45; SW 221
CASE A&H

Recent Hebrew Literature in English  (3 cr.)
Ayelet Weiss
JSTU-L 385 #32842
MW 4:00-6:15; SY 210
2nd 8 weeks
CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Pilgrims and Exiles: Late-Ancient & Early-Medieval Imaginings of Travel, Territory & Identity (3 cr.)
Jeremy Schott
REL-A 450 Topics in the History of Christianity
MW 1-2:15
CASE A&H, CASE GCC

LANGUAGE COURSES

Beginning Yiddish II (4 cr.)
Allison Posner
GER-Y 150
P: GER-Y 100 or consent of instructor
MW 10-11:15 and F 10-11; BH 664
GenEd WL
Meets with GER-Y 502

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

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     #18575/#23328; SY 006
MTWR 11:15-12:05     #18574/#39704; SY 006
MTWR 12:20-1:10       #18576/#23329; SY 006
GenEd WL
Meets with NELC-H 502

Intermediate Modern Hebrew I (3 cr.)   
Ayelet Weiss
JSTU-H 200 #29603
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 150 or equivalent proficiency.
MTWR 10:10-11:00; SY 106
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 11:15-12:05       18578/#23330; SY 137; Michal Maoz-Levy
MWF 12:20-1:10         18579/#23331; SY 106; Ayelet Weiss
GenEd WL
Meets with NELC-H 504

Advanced Modern Hebrew II (3 cr.)   
Michal Maoz-Levy
JSTU-H 350 #18580
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 250 or equivalent proficiency.
MWF 12:20-1:10; SY 137
Meets with NELC-H 506

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.)
JSTU-H 399 #18581
P: Approval of instructor and honors advisor
Arranged

Individual Readings in Jewish Studies (1-3 cr.)
JSTU-H 495 #18582
P: Consent of instructor
Arranged

Honors Thesis (3-6 cr.)
JSTU-H 499 #18583
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 #25265
Arranged

 

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