Schedule of Classes Graduate / Spring 2015 / 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 #6928; students who should register for CONT 450a Part-time Graduate Research should use sage class #6898; 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 #7902, 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
8498 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 HumanitiesG10
Open
16 / 999 / 0
Ankori, Gannit
Szobel, Ilana
View Books
8112 NEJS 102A 1 Elementary Hittite
[ hum ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
10 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
9422 NEJS 117B 1 Dead Sea Scrolls
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Brown-de Vost, Bronson Slade View Books
9343 NEJS 119A 1 The Torah: Composition and Interpretation
[ hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block S2
T 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Golding Judaica Center107
Open
12 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
8114 NEJS 126A 1 Intermediate Talmud
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
6 / 12 / 0
Kimelman, Reuven R View Books
8115 NEJS 127B 1 The Jewish Liturgy
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
11 / 20 / 0
Kimelman, Reuven R View Books
8275 NEJS 132A 1 Latin America and Its Jews: A Cultural History
[ hum ]
Block X3
W 6:30 PM–9:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Wassner, Dalia View Books
8939 NEJS 141B 1 Human Rights: Law, Politics, Theology
[ hum ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr212
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Mirsky, Yehudah View Books
8117 NEJS 159A 1 Modern Jewish Philosophy
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr122
Open
6 / 15 / 0
Sheppard, Eugene R View Books
8906 NEJS 161B 1 American Jewish Family Matters
[ hum ]
Block S4
Th 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Open
13 / 999 / 0
Krasner, Jonathan B. View Books
8383 NEJS 168B 1 Toward Religious Pluralism: American Religious Conflicts and Conciliations
[ 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 E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
2 / 20 / 0
Eleff, William Robert View Books
8118 NEJS 170A 1 Studying Sacred Texts
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block S1
M 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
ASAC 204
Open
7 / 20 / 0
Levisohn, Jon A View Books
8119 NEJS 173A 1 Trauma and Violence in Israeli Literature and Film
[ fl 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 JudaicStudies202
Open
4 / 999 / 0
Szobel, Ilana View Books
8460 NEJS 176B 1 Jewish Graphic Novels
[ hum ]
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Kellman, Ellen View Books
8120 NEJS 177B 1 Judeo-Arabic Literature
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
3 / 999 / 0
Decter, Jonathan P. View Books
8121 NEJS 181B 1 Film and the Holocaust
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block S2
T 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr202
Open
8 / 999 / 0
Rivo, Sharon Pucker View Books
8913 NEJS 184A 1 Introduction to Jewish Museum Studies
[ hum ]
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Smith, Ellen View Books
8276 NEJS 185A 1 Conflict and Consensus in Israeli Society; Topics in Israeli Social History
[ hum ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for Humanities328
Open
12 / 999 / 0
Troen, Selwyn K. View Books
8914 NEJS 186A 1 Introduction to the Qur'an
[ hum nw ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Open
16 / 999 / 0
Lumbard, Joseph E. B. View Books
8122 NEJS 186B 1 The Quran: Composition, Collection, and Commentary
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Lumbard, Joseph E. B. View Books
 

(200 and above) Primarily for Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
7412 NEJS 200B 1 Old Babylonian Akkadian Texts
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
5 / 999 / 0
Abusch, I. Tzvi View Books
8294 NEJS 201B 1 Akkadian Literary Texts II
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
M 5:00 PM–7:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Abusch, I. Tzvi View Books
8393 NEJS 259A 1 Renaissance, Revolution, Redemption: Readings in Early Zionist Thought
Block S3
W 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Mirsky, Yehudah View Books
 

Hebrew and Yiddish Courses

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
8881 HBRW 162B 1 Translation Practice and Theory
[ hum nw ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
ASAC_209
Open
15 / 20 / 0
Ofengenden, Ari View Books
3284 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,T,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
ASAC_209
Open
9 / 20 / 0
Porath, Bonit View Books
 

Cross-Listed for the Judiac Studies Track

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
8909 FILM 124B 1 Israeli Documentary Film
[ ss ]
Preference to FTIM, IMES, and NEJS majors or minors.
Block S1
M 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Gardner-Jackson Training RM
Open
11 / 30 / 0
Fisher, David View Books
8485 HIST 113B 1 Encounters with Islam: From Muhammad's Revelations to the Syrian Civil War
[ nw ss ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Open
11 / 30 / 0
Shakow, Aaron View Books
8263 HRNS 231B 1 The American Jewish Community in Historical Perspective
Block X2
T 6:30 PM–9:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Open
18 / 999 / 0
Sarna, Jonathan View Books
8271 ITAL 134B 1 Nella cultura ebraica italiana: cinema e letteratura
[ fl hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
See Catalog for course fee.
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Rabb Graduate Center203
Open
7 / 15 / 0
Targoff, Ramie View Books
9370 POL 136B 1 Social and Political Movements in Israel
[ oc ss ]
Fulfills core requirement for Social Justice and Social Policy for spring 2015 only.
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr104
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Norwich, Liora S 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
8152 ANTH 123A 1 Archaeology in Theory and Practice
[ ss ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Brown Social Science Center218
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Parno, Travis Gordon View Books
8175 CLAS 167B 1 Classical Myths Told and Retold
[ hum wi ]
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies002
Open
34 / 999 / 0
Koloski-Ostrow, Ann Olga View Books
3896 LING 110A 1 Phonological 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
20 / 999 / 0
Plaster, Keith View Books
4398 LING 125B 1 Linguistic Typology
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex106
Open
14 / 999 / 0
Goldberg, Lotus View Books