Schedule of Classes Graduate / Spring 2016 / 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 #6966; students who should register for CONT 450a Part-time Graduate Research should use sage class #6940; 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 #7838, obtain the program administrator's signature, and submit to the Registrar's Office Kutz 121. Part time master's students are not to enroll in CONT 200a, rather they should consult with the Registrar's Office. 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
8355 NEJS 104A 1 Comparative Semitic Languages
[ hum nw ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
9544 NEJS 110B 1 Readings in the Hebrew Bible
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Brown-de Vost, Bronson Slade View Books
8358 NEJS 125B 1 Midrashic Literature: Sifre Deuteronomy
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Kimelman, Reuven R View Books
8359 NEJS 128A 1 Introduction to Christianity
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Open
10 / 999 / 0
Brooten, Bernadette View Books
8727 NEJS 133A 1 Art, Artifacts, and History: The Material Culture of Modern Jews
[ hum ]
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Smith, Ellen View Books
8506 NEJS 137A 1 The Destruction of European Jewry
[ hum ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
4 / 999 / 0
Eichler, Jeremy View Books
8728 NEJS 140B 1 Early Modern Jewish History
[ hum ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Freeze, ChaeRan Yoo View Books
4978 NEJS 141B 1 Human Rights: Law, Politics, Theology
[ hum ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
11 / 999 / 0
Mirsky, Yehudah View Books
8726 NEJS 144A 1 Jews in the World of Islam
[ hum nw ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Golding Judaica Center107
Open
14 / 999 / 0
Decter, Jonathan P. View Books
8364 NEJS 145A 1 History of the State of Israel
[ hum ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for Humanities328
Open
11 / 999 / 0
Troen, Selwyn K. View Books
8363 NEJS 154A 1 World Without God: Theories of Secularization
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Sheppard, Eugene R View Books
8450 NEJS 154B 1 Israel: Dilemmas of Identity
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Mirsky, Yehudah View Books
8365 NEJS 156A 1 Modern Questions, Jewish Answers: Modern Jewish Responsa Literature
[ hum ]
Block X3
W 6:30 PM–9:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for Humanities328
Open
18 / 999 / 0
Ellenson, David View Books
8373 NEJS 164A 1 Judaism Confronts America
[ hum ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Golding Judaica Center109
Open
13 / 999 / 0
Sarna, Jonathan View Books
8367 NEJS 170B 1 Inside Jewish Education
[ hum ]
Block S8
W 9:00 AM–11:50 AM
ASAC 204
Open
14 / 999 / 0
Feiman-Nemser, Sharon View Books
8374 NEJS 173B 1 American Jewish Writers
[ hum wi ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
4 / 999 / 0
Fishman, Sylvia View Books
8368 NEJS 174A 1 Minorities and Others in Israeli Literature and Culture
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
8 / 999 / 0
Szobel, Ilana View Books
9671 NEJS 180B 1 Israeli Literature and Film in Translation
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Szobel, Ilana View Books
4420 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
18 / 999 / 0
Rivo, Sharon Pucker View Books
4614 NEJS 185A 1 Conflict and Consensus in Israeli Society; Topics in Israeli Social History
[ hum ]
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for Humanities328
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Troen, Selwyn K. View Books
4938 NEJS 186A 1 Introduction to the Qur'an
[ hum nw ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr123
Open
15 / 999 / 0
Laher, Suheil View Books
9641 NEJS 194A 1 Modern Arabic Literature
[ hum nw ]
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Golding Judaica Center103
Open
2 / 999 / 0
Blecker, Allison View Books
8481 NEJS 198A 1 Islam and the West
[ hum ]
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr116
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
8371 NEJS 202B 1 Akkadian Mythological/Religious Texts II
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Brown-de Vost, Bronson Slade View Books
10500 NEJS 206A 1 Advanced Northwest Semitics
TBD Open
2 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
8482 NEJS 211B 1 The History of Israelite Religions
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Rabb Graduate Center203
Open
5 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
8372 NEJS 235B 1 Philosophy of Jewish Education
Th 9:00 AM–11:50 AM
ASAC 204
Open
8 / 999 / 0
Levisohn, Jon A View Books
8631 NEJS 263B 1 Colloquium in American Jewish History
Time will be arranged with grad students and meet in Prof. Sarna's office.
TBD Open
6 / 999 / 0
Sarna, Jonathan View Books
 

Hebrew and Yiddish Courses

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
9526 HBRW 121B 1 Let's converse in Hebrew, II
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
ASAC_209
F 1:30 PM–2:20 PM
ASAC_209
Open
15 / 20 / 0
Hascal, Sara View Books
8378 HBRW 170A 1 Take I: Hebrew through Israeli Cinema
[ fl hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
The required fourth hour to be scheduled with students for one hour lab work weekly
Block X2
T 6:30 PM–9:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr219
Open
10 / 18 / 0
Ofengenden, Ari View Books
 

Cross-Listed for the Judiac Studies Track

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
8261 ANTH 118B 1 Culture and Power in the Middle East
[ ss ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Brown Social Science Center224
Open
6 / 35 / 0
Menoret, Pascal View Books
8016 HRNS 231B 1 The American Jewish Community in Historical Perspective
Block S7
T 9:00 AM–11:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
11 / 999 / 0
Sarna, Jonathan View Books
8389 PHIL 177B 1 Simone Weil
[ hum ]
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Rabb Graduate Center338
Open
14 / 999 / 0
Yourgrau, Palle View Books
5016 POL 136B 1 Social and Political Movements in Israel
[ oc ss ]
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Open
11 / 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
3746 LING 110A 1 Phonological Theory
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119
Open
30 / 999 / 0
Plaster, Keith View Books