Schedule of Classes Graduate / Spring 2012 / Near Eastern and Judaic Studies

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Notes for Graduate Students

Continuation Class Please refer to the University Bulletin for specific details regarding registration. Students who should register for CONT 500a Full-time Graduate Research should use sage class #5668; students who should register for CONT 450a Part-time Graduate Research should use sage class #5632. To view course description, please click on the course # link.

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
8284 NEJS 104A 1 Comparative Semitic Languages
[ hum ]
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies203
Open
15 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
8286 NEJS 113A 1 The Bible in Aramaic
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
15 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
8288 NEJS 126B 1 Agadic Literature: The Ethics of the Fathers with Avot d'Rabbi Nathan
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr104
Open
17 / 999 / 0
Kimelman, Reuven R View Books
6472 NEJS 135A 1 The Modern Jewish Experience
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
10 / 999 / 0
Sheppard, Eugene R View Books
8435 NEJS 140A 1 Under Crescent and Cross: The Jews in the Middle Ages
[ hum ss wi ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
15 / 999 / 0
Decter, Jonathan P. View Books
6240 NEJS 141A 1 Russian Jews in the Twentieth Century
[ hum ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr125
Open
10 / 999 / 0
Freeze, ChaeRan Yoo View Books
6250 NEJS 162A 1 American Judaism
[ hum ss wi ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
Open
22 / 999 / 0
Sarna, Jonathan View Books
8400 NEJS 171A 1 Modern Jewish Literatures: Text, Image and Context
[ hum wi ]
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr201
Open
4 / 999 / 0
Kellman, Ellen View Books
8291 NEJS 173B 1 American Jewish Writers in the Twentieth Century
[ hum ]
T 5:00 PM–7:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
8 / 999 / 0
Fishman, Sylvia View Books
8292 NEJS 174B 1 Israeli Women Writers on War and Peace
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr218
Open
4 / 999 / 0
Szobel, Ilana View Books
8293 NEJS 177A 1 The Holocaust in Israeli and Jewish Literature
[ hum ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Open
17 / 999 / 0
Szobel, Ilana View Books
8685 NEJS 177B 1 Judeo-Arabic Literature
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr218
Open
5 / 999 / 0
Decter, Jonathan P. View Books
8294 NEJS 181A 1 Jews on Screen: "Cohen's Fire Sale" to the Coen Brothers
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block S2
T 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Sachar International Ctr 117
Th 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Open
20 / 999 / 0
Rivo, Sharon Pucker View Books
8295 NEJS 186A 1 Introduction to the Qur'an
[ hum nw ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies002
Open
48 / 999 / 0
Lumbard, Joseph E. B. View Books
8458 NEJS 189B 1 Memory Wars: Collective Memory, Political Myths and History
[ hum ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for Humanities328
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Feige, Michael View Books
8678 NEJS 195A 1 Muhammad: The History of a Prophet
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr112
Open
11 / 999 / 0
Lumbard, Joseph E. B. View Books
6254 NEJS 197B 1 Political Cultures of the Middle East
[ hum nw wi ]
Block S1
M 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Open
20 / 999 / 0
Makiya, Kanan Mohamed View Books
 

(200 and above) Primarily for Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
8720 NEJS 200B 1 Old Babylonian Akkadian Texts
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
4 / 999 / 0
Abusch, I. Tzvi View Books
8296 NEJS 202B 1 Akkadian Mythological/Religious Texts II
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Abusch, I. Tzvi View Books
6592 NEJS 235B 1 Philosophy of Jewish Education
Th 8:30 AM–11:20 AM
ASAC 204
Open
18 / 20 / 0
Levisohn, Jon A View Books
 

Hebrew and Yiddish Courses

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
8256 HBRW 121B 1 Let's converse in Hebrew, II
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
M,T,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr202
Open
11 / 20 / 0
Hascal, Sara View Books
9265 HBRW 121B 2 Let's converse in Hebrew, II
[ fl hum ]
Only open to students in The Brandeis-Middlebury Study Abroad Program in Hebrew.
Taught in Israel:
TBD
Open
Consent Req.

0 / 999 / 0
Ringvald, Vardit View Books
2038 HBRW 123B 1 Creative Reading and Writing in Hebrew II
[ fl hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
ASAC_209
F 12:30 PM–1:20 PM
ASAC_209
Open
8 / 15 / 0
Hascal, Sara View Books
9266 HBRW 123B 2 Creative Reading and Writing in Hebrew II
[ fl hum wi ]
Only open to students in The Brandeis-Middlebury Study Abroad Program in Hebrew.
Taught in Israel:
TBD
Open
Consent Req.

0 / 999 / 0
Ringvald, Vardit View Books
3650 HBRW 167B 1 Back to the Roots: The Revival of Modern Hebrew
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
M,W,Th,F 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
ASAC_209
Open
14 / 20 / 0
Porath, Bonit View Books
3646 HBRW 168B 1 Hebrew Language Teaching II
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
ASAC_209
Open
5 / 20 / 0
Ringvald, Vardit View Books
3648 HBRW 170A 1 Take I: Hebrew through Israeli Cinema
[ fl hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
4rth hr.-lab hr. TBA.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
ASAC_209
Open
13 / 20 / 0
Ringvald, Vardit View Books
 

Cross-Listed for the Judiac Studies Track

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
3882 IMES 105A 1 War and Revolution in the Middle East
[ hum nw wi ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr112
Open
25 / 999 / 0
Makiya, Kanan Mohamed View Books
8647 PHIL 177B 1 Simone Weil
[ hum ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Open
18 / 999 / 0
Yourgrau, Palle View Books
8336 WMGS 140A 1 Diversity of Muslim Women's Experience
[ ss ]
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Open
21 / 999 / 0
Shavarini, Mitra K. View Books
 

Cross-Listed for the Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies Track

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
8586 ANTH 186B 1 Linguistic Anthropology
[ ss ]
Instructor's Signature Required
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Pearlman Hall 113
Open
Consent Req.

25 / 35 / 0
McIntosh, Janet View Books
8225 CLAS 167B 1 Classical Myths Told and Retold
[ hum wi ]
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG03
Open
42 / 999 / 0
Koloski-Ostrow, Ann Olga View Books
8659 LING 110A 1 Phonological Theory
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex106
Open
19 / 999 / 0
Hung, Henrietta J View Books
8278 LING 115A 1 Morphology
[ ss ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119
Open
26 / 999 / 0
Goldberg, Lotus View Books
3818 LING 125B 1 Linguistic Typology
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 239
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Goldberg, Lotus View Books