Schedule of Classes Graduate / Fall 2013 / 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 #8928; students who should register for CONT 450a Part-time Graduate Research should use sage class #9036; students who should register for Extended Master's Research should print out the add/drop form from http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/forms/docs/forms/add_drop.pdf, use sage class #10768, obtain the program administrator's signature, and submit to the Registrar's Office Kutz 121. 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
6924 NEJS 101A 1 Elementary Akkadian
[ hum ]
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
5 / 999 / 0
Harvey, Eric James View Books
10038 NEJS 103A 1 The Early History of God
[ hum ]
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
8 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
10039 NEJS 112A 1 The Book of Genesis
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Abusch, I. Tzvi View Books
10040 NEJS 113A 1 The Bible in Aramaic
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
10041 NEJS 117B 1 Dead Sea Scrolls
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
14 / 999 / 0
Brettler, Marc View Books
10227 NEJS 122B 1 Biblical Narrative Texts: The Historical Tradition
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
8 / 999 / 0
Brettler, Marc View Books
10043 NEJS 125B 1 Midrashic Literature: Sifre Deuteronomy
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Kimelman, Reuven R View Books
10214 NEJS 130A 1 The New Testament: A Historical Introduction
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
10 / 999 / 0
Brooten, Bernadette View Books
6014 NEJS 137A 1 The Destruction of European Jewry
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Open
23 / 999 / 0
Polonsky, Antony View Books
10044 NEJS 137B 1 A History of the Jews in Warsaw, Lodz, Vilna, and Odessa
[ hum ss ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies203
Open
15 / 999 / 0
Polonsky, Antony View Books
10045 NEJS 140A 1 Under Crescent and Cross: The Jews in the Middle Ages
[ hum ss wi ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
ASAC_209
Open
10 / 999 / 0
Decter, Jonathan P. View Books
10168 NEJS 154B 1 Israel: Religion, State and Society
[ hum ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
12 / 999 / 0
Mirsky, Yehudah View Books
10226 NEJS 159B 1 The Yiddish Classics: Fiction and Drama
[ hum wi ]
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Rabb Graduate Center345
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Kellman, Ellen View Books
10046 NEJS 162A 1 American Judaism
[ hum ss wi ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies301
Open
38 / 999 / 0
Sarna, Jonathan View Books
10252 NEJS 165B 1 Changing Roles of Women in American Jewish Societies
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block S8
W 9:00 AM–11:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Smith, Ellen View Books
10207 NEJS 171B 1 Tikkun Olam/Repairing the World: Service and Social Justice in Theory and Practice
[ hum ]
Students are expected to serve at least 25 hours (i.e., approximately 2 hours per week) over the course of the semester in one of the following structures: Brandeis Department of Community Service, Jewish Family and Children's Services, or Brandeis' Advocacy for Policy Change program.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
ASAC 204
Open
9 / 20 / 0
Levisohn, Jon A View Books
10048 NEJS 178A 1 Love, Sex, and Power in Israeli Culture
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Rabb Graduate Center345
Open
5 / 999 / 0
Szobel, Ilana View Books
10049 NEJS 180B 1 Introduction to Israeli Literature, Film, and Culture
[ hum ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Open
8 / 999 / 0
Szobel, Ilana View Books
10050 NEJS 182A 1 Jewish Life in Film and Fiction
[ hum ]
M 5:00 PM–7:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
12 / 999 / 0
Fishman, Sylvia View Books
10051 NEJS 190B 1 Islamic Philosophy
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Rabb Graduate Center345
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Lumbard, Joseph E. B. View Books
10052 NEJS 192B 1 Jewish Political Thought
[ hum ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Mirsky, Yehudah View Books
 

(200 and above) Primarily for Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
10053 NEJS 202A 1 Akkadian Mythological/Religious Texts I
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
8 / 10 / 0
Abusch, I. Tzvi View Books
11101 NEJS 206A 1 Advanced Northwest Semitics
Please contact the instructor, Prof. David Wright, wright@brandeis.edu, for the time of the class meetings. Will be held in Lown 309.
M 3:30 PM–6:20 PM
Golding Judaica Center106
Open
3 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
9524 NEJS 231A 1 Graduate Proseminar in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
Required for all incoming MA and PhD students in NEJS.
T 5:00 PM–7:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
16 / 999 / 0
Brettler, Marc View Books
10055 NEJS 285B 1 Conflict and Controversies in Israeli History
Block S9
F 9:00 AM–11:50 AM
Mandel Ctr for Humanities328
Closed
15 / 15 / 0
Friling, Tuvia
Troen, Selwyn K.
View Books
 

Hebrew and Yiddish Courses

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
10082 HBRW 123A 1 Creative Reading and Writing in Hebrew I
[ 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
11 / 18 / 0
Hascal, Sara View Books
10223 HBRW 141A 1 Advanced Hebrew Conversation
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
M,T,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr201
Closed
18 / 18 / 0
Antebi, Guy View Books
7088 HBRW 168A 1 Hebrew Language Teaching I
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block S1
M 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
9 / 18 / 0
Hascal, Sara View Books
 

Cross-Listed for the Judiac Studies Track

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
4354 IMES 104A 1 Islam: Civilization and Institutions
[ hum nw ]
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies203
Open
33 / 999 / 0
Lumbard, Joseph E. B. 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
9990 ANTH 136A 1 Archaeology of Power: Authority, Prestige, and Inequality in the Past
[ nw ss ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Brown Social Science Center218
Open
17 / 999 / 0
Golden, Charles View Books
9994 ANTH 186B 1 Linguistic Anthropology
[ ss ]
Anthropology majors on the demand list have priority for enrollment.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr120
Open
29 / 30 / 0
McIntosh, Janet View Books
10005 CLAS 170A 1 Classical Mythology
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies203
Open
31 / 999 / 0
Muellner, Leonard C View Books
4258 LING 100A 1 Introduction to Linguistics
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Rosenstiel Basic Med118
Open
57 / 999 / 0
Goldberg, Lotus View Books
5762 LING 120B 1 Syntactic Theory
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119
Open
28 / 999 / 0
Goldberg, Lotus View Books