Schedule of Classes Undergraduate and Graduate / Fall 2019 / 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 #8430; students who should register for CONT 450a Part-time Graduate Research should use sage class #8428; 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 #8424, 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.

Notes for Undergraduate Students

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(1-99) Primarily for Undergraduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
12902 NEJS 3A 1 Religions of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam
[ hum ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
15 / 999 / 0
Decter, Jonathan P. View Books
12932 NEJS 5A 1
Syllabus
The History of Judaism
[ hum ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Golding Judaica Center106
Open
4 / 999 / 0
Kimelman, Reuven R View Books
4420 NEJS 10A 1 Biblical Hebrew Grammar and Texts
[ dl fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Will not participate in March registration.
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
10 / 999 / 0
Kaye, Lynn View Books
12903 NEJS 25A 1
Syllabus
Introduction to Talmud
[ hum ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Golding Judaica Center106
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Kimelman, Reuven R View Books
 

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
13436 NEJS 111A 1 The Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Does not fulfill writing intensive beginning fall 2019.
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
5 / 999 / 0
Greene, Nathaniel Edward View Books
13435 NEJS 122B 1 Biblical Narrative Texts: The Historical Tradition
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
4 / 999 / 0
Greene, Nathaniel Edward View Books
13223 NEJS 123A 1
Syllabus
Maps, Graphs and Timelines: Technology and Design in Historical Research
[ dl hum oc ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Kaye, Alexander View Books
12957 NEJS 123B 1 Crossing Boundaries and Being Human in Rabbinic Literature
[ hum oc ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
14 / 999 / 0
Kaye, Lynn View Books
6962 NEJS 145A 1
Syllabus
History of the State of Israel
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies203
Open
29 / 999 / 0
Kaye, Alexander View Books
12905 NEJS 155A 1 Maimonides: A Jewish Thinker in the Islamic World
[ hum ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
2 / 999 / 0
Decter, Jonathan P. View Books
13238 NEJS 159A 1
Syllabus
Modern Jewish Philosophy
[ hum ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Rabb Graduate Center236
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Sheppard, Eugene R View Books
12955 NEJS 160A 1
Syllabus
Jewish Feminisms
[ deis-us hum ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr212
Open
10 / 999 / 0
Joffe, Lisa View Books
12906 NEJS 171A 1
Syllabus
Teaching and Learning Modern Jewish History, the Holocaust, and Israel
[ hum ]
T 3:30 PM–6:20 PM
ASAC_209
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Krasner, Jonathan B. View Books
12908 NEJS 176B 1
Syllabus
Jewish Graphic Novels
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Kellman, Ellen View Books
12910 NEJS 186A 1
Syllabus
Introduction to the Qur'an
[ djw dl hum nw ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
17 / 999 / 0
Dost, Suleyman View Books
13144 NEJS 193A 1
Syllabus
Pirates, Mystics and Scholars: Travel Literature from the Islamic World
[ hum ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Open
7 / 999 / 0
Dost, Suleyman View Books
 

(200 and above) Primarily for Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
12913 NEJS 200A 1
Syllabus
Elementary Akkadian
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
1 / 999 / 0
Huguenin, Justin M. View Books
12133 NEJS 201A 1 Akkadian Literary Texts I
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies203
Open
4 / 999 / 0
DeGrado, Jessie View Books
12914 NEJS 206A 1 Advanced Northwest Semitics
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
5 / 999 / 0
Wright, David View Books
 

Arabic, Hebrew and Yiddish Courses

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
4266 ARBC 10A 1
Syllabus
Beginning Arabic I
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Students closed out of this course should email Prof. Carl Sharif El-Tobgui, Director of Arabic Language Program, eltobgui@brandeis.edu, for admission.
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies301
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies301
Closed
15 / 15 / 0
Azoni, Rasha
Khashaba, Hanan
View Books
4272 ARBC 10A 2
Syllabus
Beginning Arabic I
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Students closed out of this course should email Prof. Carl Sharif El-Tobgui, Director of Arabic Language Program, eltobgui@brandeis.edu, for admission.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies301
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies301
Open
5 / 15 / 0
Azoni, Rasha
Khashaba, Hanan
View Books
4268 ARBC 30A 1
Syllabus
Intermediate Arabic I
[ fl ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Students closed out of this course should email Prof. Carl Sharif El-Tobgui, Director of Arabic Language Program, eltobgui@brandeis.edu, for admission.
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies301
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies301
Closed
21 / 20 / 0
Khashaba, Hanan View Books
4270 ARBC 103A 1
Syllabus
Lower Advanced Arabic
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
M,T,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Open
4 / 999 / 0
El-Tobgui, Carl S View Books
4274 HBRW 10A 1 Beginning Hebrew
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
M,T,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies203
Closed
20 / 20 / 0
Farah, Rima View Books
4284 HBRW 19A 1 Beginning Hebrew: Honors
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
One additional lab hour per week.
M,T,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
ASAC_209
Open
11 / 18 / 0
Shorr, Esther View Books
4276 HBRW 20B 1 Intermediate Hebrew
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
M,T,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
ASAC_209
Open
7 / 18 / 0
Shorr, Esther View Books
4286 HBRW 20B 2 Intermediate Hebrew
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
M,T,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Open
8 / 18 / 0
Shorr, Esther View Books
4278 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 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
Closed
22 / 18 / 0
Antebi, Guy View Books
4280 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,F 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
Open
13 / 18 / 0
Antebi, Guy View Books
12868 HBRW 35A 1
Syllabus
Conversation and Writing Skills
[ fl ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
M,T,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
ASAC_209
Open
6 / 18 / 0
Brosh, Aliza View Books
6844 HBRW 44B 1 Advanced Intermediate Hebrew: Israeli Culture and Media
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
F 12:30 PM–1:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
Open
13 / 18 / 0
Antebi, Guy View Books
12866 HBRW 144A 1 Hebrew through Plays and Drama
[ ca fl hum oc wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block X2
T 6:30 PM–9:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr219
Open
14 / 18 / 0
Hascal, Sara View Books
12867 HBRW 146A 1 The Voices of Jerusalem
[ djw fl hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
ASAC_209
Open
7 / 18 / 0
Hascal, Sara View Books
4290 YDSH 10A 1
Syllabus
Beginning Yiddish
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
M,T,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Rabb Graduate Center345
Open
5 / 20 / 0
Kellman, Ellen View Books
4292 YDSH 30A 1
Syllabus
Intermediate Yiddish
[ fl wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
M,T,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Rabb Graduate Center345
Open
3 / 18 / 0
Kellman, Ellen View Books
 

Cross-Listed for the Judaic Studies Track

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
12884 HIST 134B 1 The Ottoman Empire: From Principality to Republic by way of Empire
[ ss ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr123
Open
12 / 999 / 0
Singer, Amy View Books
12885 HIST 165A 1 Starting from Food: New Perspectives on the Middle East and Islam
[ djw ss ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr125
Open
3 / 20 / 0
Singer, Amy View Books
12993 HRNS 231B 1
Syllabus
The American Jewish Community in Historical Perspective
Block S8
W 9:00 AM–11:50 AM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Open
22 / 999 / 0
Sarna, Jonathan View Books
4294 IMES 104A 1
Syllabus
Islam: Civilization and Institutions
[ hum nw ]
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr104
Open
17 / 999 / 0
El-Tobgui, Carl S View Books
12952 PHIL 128B 1 Philosophy of Race and Gender
[ deis-us hum ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr216
Open
37 / 999 / 0
Smiley, Marion View Books
12862 RECS 135A 1 Russian Short Fictions: The Art of Narrative
[ hum oc ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr202
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Miller, Robin Feuer 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
4252 LING 100A 1
Syllabus
Introduction to Linguistics
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Gerstenzang 122
Open
60 / 999 / 0
Plaster, Keith View Books
4254 LING 120B 1
Syllabus
Syntactic Theory
[ ss wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
This is a four hour class.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Rosenstiel Basic Med118
Obligatory Recitation:
F 2:00 PM–2:50 PM
Rosenstiel Basic Med118
Open
42 / 999 / 0
Goldberg, Lotus View Books