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Jewish Studies Undergraduate Courses

Fall 2012 Schedule of Classes

Spring 2013

Important notes: JSTU-J 203, JSTU-J 303, JSTU-J 304 and JSTU-J 403 may each be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours

Graduate students: see graduate courses

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 #28043
MW 12:20-1:10 plus discussion: R 4:40-5:30 #28064; F 9:05-9:55 #28065; F 10:10-11 #28066; F 11:15-12:05 #28337

Jews, Christians, Muslims (3 cr.)
Sarah Imhoff
REL-R 152 #30897
MW 10:10-11:00 plus discussion section: #30898 F 9:05-9:55; #30899 F 1010-11; #30900 F 11:15-12:05

200 Level Courses

American Jewish Writers (3 cr.)
John Schilb
ENG-L 241 #30379
TR 1:00-2:15

Literature of the Holocaust (3 cr.)
Alvin Rosenfeld
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #27858 / HON-H 234 Literature of Time & Place #27738 (for Hutton Honors College students)
TR 2:30-3:45

Sacred Books of the Jews (3 cr.)
Jason Mokhtarian
JSTU-J 220 #30383 / REL-A 235 #30705
TR 11:15-12:30

Introduction to Jewish History: From Spanish Expulsion to the Present (3 cr.)
Jeffrey Veidlinger
JSTU-J 252 #26006 / HIST-H 252 #17677
TR 2:30-3:45

Israeli Inequality in Context (3 cr.)
Aziza Khazzoom
NELC-N 204 Topics in Middle Eastern Culture & Society #30200
TR 2:30-3:45

Introduction to the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (3 cr.)
Eva Mroczek
REL-A 210 #25783
MWF 11:15-12:05

Introduction to New Testament (3 cr.)
Bradley Storin
REL-A 220 #25785
TR 9:30-10:45

300-400 Level Courses

Fantasy, Realism and Fiction in Modern Yiddish Literature (3 cr.)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-E 351 / CMLT-C 377 Topics in Yiddish Literature
MW 4:00-6:15
2nd 8 week

Culture, Memory, & Identity: Yiddish in the Post-Holocaust World (3 cr.)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-E 352 #29095 / CMLT-C 378 #29096 Topics in Yiddish Culture
TR 4:00-6:15
2nd 8 week

Israeli Film & Fiction (3 cr.)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-C 360 #30357
MW 4:00-5:15

Contemporary Jewish Drama (3 cr.)
Rachel Naor
JSTU-J 303 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #34166
TR 5:45-8 pm
2nd 8 weeks

Dead Sea Scrolls (3 cr.)
Eva Mroczek
JSTU-J 303 Art & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #26007/ REL-A 300 Studies in African, European, and West Asian Religions #27362
MW 2:30-3:45

The Holocaust: Philosophical & Theological Reflections (3 cr.)
Elhanan Yakira
JSTU-J 303 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #30836 / PHIL-P 370 Topics in Philosophy #30315 / REL-A 300 Studies in African, European, and West Asian Religions #30708
MW 1:00-2:15

Images of War & Peace in Israeli Public Culture (3 cr.)
Jon Simons
JSTU-J 303 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #26009/ CMCL-C 311 Images of War & Peace in Public Culture #31193
MW 11:15-12:30

The Jewish Folktale: Its Evolution, Poetics, & Roles (3 cr.)
Tsafi Sebba
JSTU-J 303 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #30394 / FOLK-F 358 Jewish Folklore/Folklife/Folk Music #
TR 4:00-5:15

Living Jerusalem: Ethnography and Bridge Blogging in Disputed Territory (3 cr.)
Amy Horowitz JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies #30403 / FOLK-F 330 #30051 Folk Culture & Related Fields / INTL-I 300 #30833
TR 9:30-10:45

Rabbinic Judaism: Literature & Beliefs (3 cr.)
Jason Mokhtarian
JSTU-J 320 / REL-A 318
TR 9:30-10:45

Judaism & Gender (3 cr.)
Sarah Imhoff
JSTU-J 403 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #30412 / REL-A 440 Judaism & Gender: Philosophical & Theological Perspectives #30714
MW 2:30-3:45

Modern Hebrew Literature in English (3 cr.)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-L 380 #30798
MW 1:00-2:15

Introduction to Jewish Mysticism (3 cr.)
Shaul Magid
REL-A 335 #30711
MW 4:00-5:15

LANGUAGE COURSES

Beginning Yiddish II (4 cr.)
Avi Lang
GER-Y 150 #30502
MWF 9:30-10:45
P: GER-Y 100 or consent of instructor

Elementary Hebrew II (4 cr.)
JSTU-H 150
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 100 or equivalent proficiency.
MTWR 10:10-11:00; #18176; Michal Maoz-Levy
MTWR 11:15-12:05; #18175; Rachel Naor
MTWR 12:20-1:10; #18177 CANCELLED
MTWR 12:20-1:10; #22044; Michal Maoz-Levy

Intermediate Modern Hebrew II (3 cr.)
JSTU-H 250
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 200 or equivalent proficiency.
MWF 10:10-11; #18178; Ayelet Weiss
MWF 11:15-12:05; #18179; Michal Maoz-Levy
MWF 12:20-1:10; #18180; Ayelet Weiss

Advanced Modern Hebrew II (3 cr.)
JSTU-H 350 #18181 Rachel Naor
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 300 or equivalent proficiency.
MWF 10:10-11:00

Israeli Film & Fiction in Hebrew (3 cr.)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-H 460 #30366
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 350 or equivalent proficiency.
Arranged day & time

Modern Hebrew Literature in Hebrew (3 cr.)
Stephen Katz
JSTU-H 480 #30375
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 350 or equivalent proficiency.
Arranged day & time

INDIVIDUAL READINGS AND ARRANGED COURSES

Individual Readings in Yiddish Studies: Language, Literature, & Culture (1-3 cr.)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-Y 495 #17515
P: Consent of instructor.
Arranged

Readings for Honors in Jewish Studies (3 cr.)
JSTU-H 399 #18182
P: Approval of instructor and honors advisor
Arranged

Individual Readings in Jewish Studies (1-3 cr.)
JSTU-H 495 #18183
Arranged

Honors Thesis (3-6 cr.)
JSTU-H 499 #18184
P: Approval of program honors committee.
Arranged

Leadership in Jewish Studies (1 cr.)
JSTU-P 180
Various sections

Internship in Jewish Studies (1-6 cr.)
JSTU-P 498 #26010
Shaul Magid
Arranged