Schedule of Classes Graduate / Fall 2014 / 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 #8824; students who should register for CONT 450a Part-time Graduate Research should use sage class #8926; students who should register for CONT 200a 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 #9862, 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. Part time master's students are not to enroll in CONT 200a, rather they should consult with the Registrar's Office.

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
6288 NEJS 101A 1 Elementary Akkadian
[ hum ]
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Brown-de Vost, Bronson Slade View Books
10021 NEJS 105A 1 Music in the Bible and the Ancient Near East
[ hum nw ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
8 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
10022 NEJS 106B 1 Elementary Ugaritic
[ hum ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
10 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
10023 NEJS 116A 1 Ancient Near Eastern Religion and Mythology
[ hum nw ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
Open
21 / 999 / 0
Abusch, I. Tzvi View Books
11019 NEJS 121B 1 Biblical Poetry: Love and Death
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
14 / 999 / 0
Brettler, Marc View Books
10024 NEJS 127A 1 Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism
[ hum ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
13 / 999 / 0
Kimelman, Reuven R View Books
10025 NEJS 133A 1 Art, Artifacts, and History: The Material Culture of Modern Jews
[ hum ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
0 / 999 / 0
Smith, Ellen View Books
10026 NEJS 135A 1 The Modern Jewish Experience
[ hum ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr104
Open
13 / 999 / 0
Sheppard, Eugene R View Books
10027 NEJS 145A 1 History of the State of Israel
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies203
Open
21 / 40 / 0
Fleisch, Eric Jonathan View Books
10028 NEJS 146A 1 World Jewry since 1945
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies203
Open
17 / 999 / 0
Sarna, Jonathan View Books
10029 NEJS 153A 1 Between Ecstasy and Community: Hasidism in Jewish Thought and History
[ hum ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Mirsky, Yehudah View Books
6752 NEJS 154B 1 Israel: Dilemmas of Identity
[ hum ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr116
Open
12 / 999 / 0
Mirsky, Yehudah View Books
10030 NEJS 155A 1 Maimonides: A Jewish Thinker in the Islamic World
[ hum ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr218
Open
4 / 999 / 0
Decter, Jonathan P. View Books
10038 NEJS 162B 1 It Couldn't Happen Here: Three American Anti-Semitic Episodes
[ hum ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
12 / 999 / 0
Sarna, Jonathan View Books
10031 NEJS 163B 1 Half-Jews, Queer-Jews, and Bu-Jews: Mapping Jewish Identities in America
[ hum ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
8 / 999 / 0
Sigalow, Emily Paige View Books
10033 NEJS 174B 1 Israeli Women Writers on War and Peace
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Szobel, Ilana View Books
10034 NEJS 177A 1 The Holocaust in Israeli and Jewish Literature
[ hum ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
ASAC_209
Open
13 / 999 / 0
Szobel, Ilana View Books
10109 NEJS 188B 1 Islam and Religious Diversity
[ hum nw ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Rabb Graduate Center345
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Lumbard, Joseph E. B. View Books
10036 NEJS 194B 1 Sufi Teachings
[ hum nw ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
5 / 999 / 0
Lumbard, Joseph E. B. View Books
10037 NEJS 197B 1 Political Cultures of the Middle East
[ hum nw wi ]
T 5:00 PM–7:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies203
Open
19 / 999 / 0
Salameh, Franck F. View Books
 

(200 and above) Primarily for Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
10165 NEJS 201A 1 Akkadian Literary Texts I
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Abusch, I. Tzvi View Books
11134 NEJS 206A 1 Advanced Northwest Semitics
F 12:30 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
4 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
11069 NEJS 210B 1 Studying Jewish Texts
Instructor's Signature Required
Only open to Delet students.
Th 1:00 PM–3:00 PM
ASAC 204
Open
Consent Req.

9 / 999 / 0
Leibson, Noreen View Books
9392 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 JudaicStudies315
Open
19 / 999 / 0
Brettler, Marc View Books
 

Hebrew and Yiddish Courses

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
6638 HBRW 123A 1 Creative Reading and Writing in Hebrew I
[ fl hum wi ]
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
4 / 18 / 0
Ofengenden, Ari View Books
10083 HBRW 161B 1 What's Up?: Hebrew through Israeli News Media
[ fl hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
M,T,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
ASAC_209
Open
8 / 18 / 0
Porath, Bonit View Books
10084 HBRW 164B 1 Israeli Theater
[ ca fl hum wi ]
This is an experiential learning course.
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr219
F 1:30 PM–2:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr219
Open
6 / 18 / 0
Hascal, Sara View Books
6354 HBRW 168A 1 Hebrew Language Teaching I
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block S7
T 9:00 AM–11:50 AM
ASAC 212
Open
3 / 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
4260 IMES 104A 1 Islam: Civilization and Institutions
[ hum nw ]
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies301
Open
29 / 999 / 0
El-Tobgui, Carl Sharif View Books
10651 REL 121A 1 Mysticism and the Moral Life
[ hum wi ]
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr112
Open
7 / 35 / 0
Kaplan, Edward 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
10114 ANTH 105A 1 Myth and Ritual
[ nw ss ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr219
Open
23 / 35 / 0
Schattschneider, Ellen View Books
10122 ANTH 153A 1 Writing Systems and Scribal Traditions
[ nw ss ]
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Schwartz Hall 103
Open
20 / 999 / 0
Urcid, Javier View Books
9973 CLAS 100A 1 Survey of Greek History: Bronze Age to 323 BCE
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Golding Judaica Center109
Open
23 / 999 / 0
Walker, Cheryl L View Books
4166 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
45 / 999 / 0
Goldberg, Lotus View Books
5590 LING 120B 1 Syntactic Theory
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
This is a four hour class.
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119
Mandatory discussion section:
F 2:00 PM–2:50 PM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119
Open
23 / 999 / 0
Goldberg, Lotus View Books