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Jewish Studies Undergraduate Courses

Spring 2018

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 here for graduate course listing. See Spring 2018 Course Resources box just below and to the right to learn what Gen Ed, College, and JS requirements these courses fulfill.

100-200 LEVEL COURSES

Jews, Christians, Muslims (3 cr) 
Sarah Imhoff     
REL-R 152 (30326)
TR 10:10-11 (JH A100) plus discussion: F 10:10-11 (30327); F 11:15-12:05 (30328); F 12:20-1:10 (30329); F 1:25-2:15 (30330); F 2:30-3:20 (30331); F 3:35-4:20 (30332)
GenEd A&H, GenEd WC, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

The Urban Jewish Experience (3 cr)
Sarah Ifft Decker
JSTU-J 204 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies (32077)
TR 2:30-3:45 (BH 317)
GenEd S&H, CASE S&H

Introduction to the Old Testament / Hebrew Bible (3 cr)
Nathan Mastnjak
REL-A 210 (7729)
MW 4:00-5:15 (GY 143)
GenEd A&H, GenED WC, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Introduction to Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to the Present (3 cr)
Mirjam Zadoff
JSTU-J 252 (7787) / HIST-H 252 (2992)
TR 1:00-2:15 (BH 330)
GenEd S&H, GenEd WC, CASE S&H, CASE GCC; credit given for only one of J252 or HIST-H 252

300-400 LEVEL COURSES

Jewish History in (Auto) Biography (3 cr)
Noam Zadoff
HIST-J 300 Seminar in History (7053)
M 4:00-6:30 (BH 335)
CASE S&H, IW; may be repeated with a different topic & the authorization of the HIST UG Advisor for a total of 6 credit hours

Magic and Witchcraft in the Ancient World (3 cr)
Jason Mokhtarian
JSTU-J 303 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies (31227) / REL-A 300 Studies in African, European, & West Asian Religions (30640)
MW 1:00-2:15 (SY 0008)
CASE A&H; credit given for only one of J303 or REL-A 300 with this topic

Gender and Difference in Israel (3 cr)
Aziza Khazzoom
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies (13536) / NELC-N 304 Issues in Middle Eastern Culture & Society (31470) / NELC-N 695 Graduate Topics in NELC (31474)
TR 2:30-3:45 (WH 007)
CASE S&H; credit given for only one of J304 or NELC-N 304 with this topic

Jews, Money, and Finance in Historical Perspective(3 cr)
Sarah Ifft Decker
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies (32080)
TR 9:30-10:45 (BH 305)
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 (11652) / NELC-N 304 Issues in Middle Eastern Culture & Society (11655) / NELC-N 695 Graduate Topics in NELC (8995)
TR 9:30-10:45 (GA 0003)
CASE S&H; credit given for only one of J304 or NELC-N 304 with this topic

Jews, Christians, and Others in Late Antiquity (3 cr)
Jason Mokhtarian
JSTU-J 316 (11649) / REL-A 316 (30643) / REL-R 511 (30646)
MW 2:30-3:45 (SB 220)
CASE A&H; CASE GCC (pending); credit given for only one of J316 or REL-A 316

History of the Holocaust (3 cr)
Günther Jikeli
JSTU-J 323 (9843) / HIST-H 323 (9705)
MW 2:30-3:20 (BH 304) plus discussions: R 10:10-11 (9844/9706); R 11:15-12:05 (9845/9707); F 10:10-11 (13539/13486); F 12:20-1:10 (9848/9710)
CASE S&H; CASE GCC; credit given for only one of J323 or HIST-B 323

Zionism and the State of Israel (3 cr)
Noam Zadoff
JSTU-J 324 (31352) / HIST-B 324 (30449)
MW 11:15-12:30 (BH 319)
CASE S&H; CASE GCC; credit given for only one of J324 or HIST-B 324

Victims and Avengers: Readings in the Holocaust Literature of Israel (3 cr)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-L 377 (31354) / NELC-N 695 (31475)
TR 4:00-5:15 (WH 007)
CASE A&H, CASE GCC


LANGUAGE COURSES

Beginning Yiddish II (4 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-Y 150 (13553) / GER-Y 502 (13554)
MWF 9:30-10:45
P: GER-Y 100/GER-Y 501
GenEd WL

Intermediate Yiddish II (3 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-Y 250 (31370) / GER-Y 504 (31377)
Arranged
P: GER-Y 200/GER-Y 503
GenEd WL

Intermediate Biblical Hebrew II (3 cr)
Nathan Mastnjak
JSTU-B 250 (13540) / NELC-B 504 (13814)
MWF 10:10-11 (GA 0013)
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-B 150/NELC-B 502 or equivalent proficiency
GenEd WL

Elementary Modern Hebrew I (4 cr.)
Ayelet Weiss
JSTU-H 100 (31159) / NELC-H 501 (31447)
MW 10:10-11 (AD A151) and F 9:30-10:45 (BH 209)  
GenEd WL

Elementary Modern Hebrew II (4 cr.)
Dima Romashov
JSTU-H 150 / NELC-H 502 (all sections in BH 222)
MW 10:10-11 (3034 / 6672)
MW 11:15-12:05 (3033 / 4004)
MW 12:20-10:10 (3035 / 6673)
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 100 or equivalent proficiency
GenEd WL

Intermediate Modern Hebrew II (3 cr.)
Michal Maoz-Levy (all sections in BH 231)
JSTU-H 250 / NELC-H 504
MWF 10:10-11 (3036 / 6674)
MWF 11:15-12:05 (3037 / 6675)
MWF 12:20-1:10 (31154 / 31452)
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 200 or equivalent proficiency
GenEd WL

Advanced Modern Hebrew II (3 cr.) 
Ayelet Weiss
JSTU-H 350 (3038 / 4005)
MWF 12:20-1:10 (GA 0013)
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 250 or equivalent proficiency.

INDIVIDUAL READINGS

Individual Readings in Yiddish Studies: Language, Literature, & Culture (1-3 cr)                               
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-X 493 (2882)
P: Consent of instructor
Arranged

Readings for Honors in Jewish Studies (3 cr)
Mirjam Zadoff
JSTU-H 399 (3039)
P: Approval of instructor and honors advisor
Arranged

Honors Thesis (3-6 cr)
Mirjam Zadoff
JSTU-H 499 (3041)
P: Approval of program honors committee and successful completion of JSTU-H 399.
Arranged

Leadership in Jewish Studies (1 cr)                                                                                                                         
Staff
JSTU-X 170
TOPICS: Jewish Cooking (7882); Jewish Cooking, Holidays & Modern Life (7883); Intro to Guitar through Jewish Music (7884); Israel 101 through Film (7885); Event Planning/Campus Superstar (7886); Jews in the Media & Pop Culture (8W2; 7887); Jewish Summer Camp: History & Mystery (8W2; 8485)

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
Mirjam Zadoff
JSTU-X 473 (7788)
Arranged
P: Consent of JS Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS)

Individual Readings in Jewish Studies (1-3 cr)
Mirjam Zadoff
JSTU-X 490 (3040)
ARR day/time
P: Consent of instructor and authorization from JS advisor