Schedule of Classes Graduate / Spring 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 #7140; students who should register for CONT 450a Part-time Graduate Research should use sage class #7108; 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 #8468, 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
8320 NEJS 104A 1 Comparative Semitic Languages
[ hum ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Open
15 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
9045 NEJS 111A 1DL The Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
[ hum wi ]
Offered online through Semester Online consortium. Registration information is available here http://brandeis.edu/registrar/registration/onlineprograms/faq.html.
TBD
Online
Open
Consent Req.

3 / 15 / 0
Brettler, Marc View Books
8321 NEJS 114B 1 Ritual and Cult in the Bible
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
9026 NEJS 123B 1 Classical Biblical Commentaries
[ hum ]
Block S3
W 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr201
Open
5 / 999 / 0
Decter, Jonathan P. View Books
8322 NEJS 124A 1 Arabic Literature, Hebrew Literature (500-1500)
[ hum ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Decter, Jonathan P. View Books
8323 NEJS 128A 1 Introduction to Christianity
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies203
Open
16 / 999 / 0
Moore, Diane View Books
9076 NEJS 136A 1 The Yishuv, the State of Israel and the Holocaust
[ hum ]
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
3 / 999 / 0
Friling, Tuvia View Books
8324 NEJS 140B 1 Early Modern Jewish History
[ hum ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr218
Open
8 / 999 / 0
Freeze, ChaeRan Yoo View Books
9009 NEJS 141A 1 Russian Jews in the Twentieth Century
[ hum ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Freeze, ChaeRan Yoo View Books
8325 NEJS 144A 1 Jews in the World of Islam
[ hum nw ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr125
Open
23 / 999 / 0
Decter, Jonathan P. View Books
8326 NEJS 145A 1 History of the State of Israel
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Golding Judaica Center103
Open
20 / 999 / 0
Rabineau, Shay Cole
Troen, Selwyn K.
View Books
9423 NEJS 157A 1 Jewish Business Ethics
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
14 / 999 / 0
Mirsky, Yehudah View Books
8329 NEJS 164B 1 The Sociology of the American Jewish Community
[ hum ss ]
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Open
10 / 999 / 0
Fishman, Sylvia View Books
8331 NEJS 174A 1 Minorities and Others in Israeli Literature and Culture
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
4 / 999 / 0
Szobel, Ilana View Books
8421 NEJS 175A 1 Jews and Gender in Eastern Europe: Tradition and Transformation
[ hum ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Rabb Graduate Center345
Open
5 / 999 / 0
Kellman, Ellen View Books
8334 NEJS 186A 1 Introduction to the Qur'an
[ hum nw ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr212
Open
18 / 999 / 0
Lumbard, Joseph E. B. View Books
9010 NEJS 191B 1 Jewish Messianism from Antiquity to Zionism
[ hum ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
10 / 999 / 0
Mirsky, Yehudah View Books
9020 NEJS 193B 1 Walking the Land: Religious Pilgrimage and Modern Hiking in Israel, Palestine, and the Holy Land
[ hum ]
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Kutz Hall 132
Open
18 / 999 / 0
Rabineau, Shay Cole View Books
8335 NEJS 195A 1 Muhammad: The History of a Prophet
[ hum ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Golding Judaica Center103
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Lumbard, Joseph E. B. View Books
8337 NEJS 197A 1 Survey of Islamic Law
[ hum ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr218
Open
8 / 999 / 0
El-Tobgui, Carl Sharif View Books
 

(200 and above) Primarily for Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
7648 NEJS 200B 1 Old Babylonian Akkadian Texts
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
M,T 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Golding Judaica Center106
Open
5 / 999 / 0
Kim, Sung Chun View Books
8340 NEJS 202B 1 Akkadian Mythological/Religious Texts II
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
M 5:00 PM–7:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Brown-de Vost, Bronson Slade View Books
8341 NEJS 235B 1 Philosophy of Jewish Education
Th 9:00 AM–11:50 AM
ASAC 204
Open
13 / 999 / 0
Levisohn, Jon A View Books
 

Hebrew and Yiddish Courses

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
8419 HBRW 121B 1 Let's converse in Hebrew, II
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
M,T,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
ASAC_209
Open
5 / 18 / 0
Brosh, Aliza View Books
1908 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
9 / 18 / 0
Hascal, Sara View Books
3390 HBRW 170A 1 Take I: Hebrew through Israeli Cinema
[ fl hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
4rth hour lab required TBD.
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
ASAC_209
Open
10 / 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
8461 HIST 114A 1 Israel's Foreign Policy
[ ss ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Open
19 / 999 / 0
Bialer, Uri View Books
8427 WMGS 140A 1 Diversity of Muslim Women's Experience
[ nw ss ]
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Open
25 / 26 / 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
9485 CLAS 190B 1 Ancient Mysteries, Cults, and Myths
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr218
Open
5 / 999 / 0
Johnston, Patricia A View Books
4114 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 Complex119
Open
26 / 999 / 0
Plaster, Keith View Books
8970 LING 115A 1 Morphology
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex106
Open
12 / 999 / 0
Goldberg, Lotus View Books
8190 LING 125B 1 Linguistic Typology
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119
Open
23 / 999 / 0
Goldberg, Lotus View Books
 

Cross-Listed for the Hebrew Language Track

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
8461 HIST 114A 1 Israel's Foreign Policy
[ ss ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Open
19 / 999 / 0
Bialer, Uri View Books