Schedule of Classes Undergraduate / Fall 2015 / Near Eastern and Judaic Studies

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(1-99) Primarily for Undergraduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
9957 FYS 18A 1 Understanding Evil and Human Destiny
[ hum ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Open
3 / 18 / 0
Kimelman, Reuven R View Books
9958 NEJS 5A 1 The History of Judaism
[ hum ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
3 / 999 / 0
Kimelman, Reuven R View Books
6886 NEJS 10A 1 Biblical Hebrew Grammar and Texts
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Sherman, Tina View Books
 

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
10215 FA/NEJS 183A 1 Breaking Boundaries in Contemporary Israeli Art
[ ca hum ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Open
10 / 999 / 0
Ankori, Gannit
Szobel, Ilana
View Books
10797 NEJS 110B 1 Readings in the Hebrew Bible
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
13 / 999 / 0
Brown-de Vost, Bronson Slade View Books
9966 NEJS 113A 1 Jewish and Christian Aramaic
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
9967 NEJS 113B 1 Law in the Bible and the Ancient Near East
[ hum nw ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
10 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
9962 NEJS 124B 1 Divinity, Difference and Desire: An Introduction to Jewish Mysticism
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
11 / 999 / 0
Mirsky, Yehudah View Books
9952 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 JudaicStudies302
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Brooten, Bernadette View Books
9955 NEJS 141A 1 Russian Jews in the Twentieth Century
[ hum ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
10 / 999 / 0
Freeze, ChaeRan Yoo View Books
9969 NEJS 145B 1 Ideology and Society in Contemporary Israel: Major Controversies
[ hum ]
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
5 / 999 / 0
Bialer, Uri View Books
9951 NEJS 148B 1 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Jews and Christians: Sources and Interpretations
[ hum ]
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Golding Judaica Center103
Open
12 / 999 / 0
Brooten, Bernadette View Books
9963 NEJS 162A 1 American Judaism
[ hum ss wi ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies203
Open
39 / 999 / 0
Sarna, Jonathan View Books
9954 NEJS 164B 1 The Sociology of the American Jewish Community
[ hum ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Golding Judaica Center103
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Fishman, Sylvia View Books
9970 NEJS 166B 1 Who is a Jew? Jewish Status and Identity in Israel and America
[ hum ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Brown Social Science Center316
Open
21 / 999 / 0
Ellenson, David View Books
9959 NEJS 169B 1 From Sunday Schools to Birthright: History of American Jewish Education
[ hum ]
Block S2
T 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr125
Open
28 / 999 / 0
Krasner, Jonathan B. View Books
10712 NEJS 172B 1 Modern Arab-Jewish Literature
[ hum ]
The instructor of this course has been awarded a University Prize Instructorship (UPI). These prestigious awards give exceptional doctoral students from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences the opportunity to design and teach an upper-division course in their field of research. Enrollment in this course is open to undergraduate students only.
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
3 / 20 / 0
Ben-Or, Aviv View Books
9964 NEJS 178A 1 Love, Sex, and Power in Israeli Culture
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Szobel, Ilana View Books
10736 NEJS 188A 1 The Rise and Decline of the Ottoman Empire, 1300-1800
[ hum nw ss ]
Block X4
Th 6:30 PM–9:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr104
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Shakow, Aaron View Books
9960 NEJS 190B 1 Islamic Philosophy
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
2 / 999 / 0
Dhanani, Alnoor View Books
9961 NEJS 192B 1 Jewish Political Thought
[ hum ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Mirsky, Yehudah View Books
6642 NEJS 197B 1 Political Cultures of the Middle East
[ hum nw wi ]
Block S4
Th 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Open
6 / 20 / 0
Makiya, Kanan Mohamed View Books
 

Hebrew and Yiddish Courses

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
4510 HBRW 10A 1 Beginning Hebrew
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
HBRW 10a is a six-hour class.
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Golding Judaica Center103
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Golding Judaica Center103
Open
13 / 18 / 0
Antebi, Guy View Books
4512 HBRW 10A 2 Beginning Hebrew
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
HBRW 10a is a six-hour class.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
ASAC_209
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
ASAC_209
Open
10 / 18 / 0
Shorr, Esther View Books
4540 HBRW 19A 1 Beginning Hebrew: Honors
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
HBRW 19a is a six-hour class.
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
ASAC_209
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
ASAC_209
Open
8 / 18 / 0
Hascal, Sara View Books
4514 HBRW 20B 1 Intermediate Hebrew
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
M,W,Th,F 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr201
Open
10 / 18 / 0
Shorr, Esther View Books
5598 HBRW 20B 2 Intermediate Hebrew
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
M,T,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
ASAC_209
Open
8 / 18 / 0
Brosh, Aliza View Books
4516 HBRW 34A 1 Intermediate Hebrew II: Aspects of Israeli Culture
[ fl ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
M,W,Th,F 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Golding Judaica Center103
Closed
18 / 18 / 0
Antebi, Guy View Books
4518 HBRW 34A 2 Intermediate Hebrew II: Aspects of Israeli Culture
[ fl ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Golding Judaica Center103
F 12:30 PM–1:20 PM
Golding Judaica Center103
Closed
19 / 18 / 0
Antebi, Guy View Books
4520 HBRW 35A 1 Conversation and Writing Skills
[ fl ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
M,T,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
ASAC_209
Open
13 / 18 / 0
Brosh, Aliza View Books
4522 HBRW 44B 1 Advanced Intermediate Hebrew: Israeli Culture and Media
[ fl hum ]
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
Shiffman Humanities Ctr120
Open
9 / 18 / 0
Hascal, Sara View Books
10205 HBRW 141A 1 Advanced Hebrew Conversation
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr201
F 1:30 PM–2:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr201
Open
8 / 18 / 0
Ofengenden, Ari View Books
10069 HBRW 144A 1 Hebrew through Plays and Drama
[ ca fl hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block X2
T 6:30 PM–9:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr219
Open
12 / 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
9995 HIST 114A 1 Israel's Foreign Policy
[ ss ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr116
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Bialer, Uri View Books
4240 IMES 104A 1 Islam: Civilization and Institutions
[ hum nw ]
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
Open
21 / 999 / 0
Warren, David View Books
6698 IMES 105A 1 War and Revolution in the Middle East
[ hum nw wi ]
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Open
10 / 20 / 0
Makiya, Kanan Mohamed View Books
9996 RECS 135A 1 Russian Short Fictions: The Art of Narrative
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr218
Open
3 / 999 / 0
Miller, Robin Feuer View Books
9887 WMGS 140A 1 Diversity of Muslim Women's Experience
[ nw ss ]
This is an experiential learning course.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Schwartz Hall 103
Open
22 / 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
10007 ANTH 136A 1 Archaeology of Power: Authority, Prestige, and Inequality in the Past
[ nw ss ]
This section is for undergraduate students.
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Brown Social Science Center316
Open
18 / 999 / 0
Golden, Charles View Books
10686 ANTH 136A 2 Archaeology of Power: Authority, Prestige, and Inequality in the Past
[ nw ss ]
This section only open to graduate students. Course meets an additional hour on Thursdays 1-1:50pm.
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Brown Social Science Center316
Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Schwartz Hall 110
Open
0 / 10 / 0
Golden, Charles View Books
10012 ANTH 186B 1 Linguistic Anthropology
[ ss ]
This section is for undergraduate students.
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Pearlman Hall 113
Open
33 / 35 / 0
McIntosh, Janet View Books
10282 CLAS 170A 1 Classical Mythology
[ hum ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitesG12
Open
21 / 999 / 0
Culumovic, Masa View Books
3306 GRK 20B 1 Continuing Ancient Greek
Prerequisite: A grade of C- or higher in GRK 10a or instructor's permission.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Open
11 / 999 / 0
Culumovic, Masa View Books
4146 LING 100A 1 Introduction to Linguistics
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Gerstenzang 122
Open
49 / 999 / 0
Goldberg, Lotus View Books
5514 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
30 / 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
9995 HIST 114A 1 Israel's Foreign Policy
[ ss ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr116
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Bialer, Uri View Books