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Maymester 2016: Beyond Hostilities: Israeli-Palestinian Exchanges and Collaborations in Cinema, Literature, and Music. Maymester.Shemer.

Fall 2016 course

AMST/JWST 253: Jewish Women in America Marcie Cohen Ferris

ASIA 435: The Cinemas of the Middle East and North Africa Yaron Shemer cinemas of the Middle East and North Africa. shemer. Fall 2016

ENGL 129: Slavery and Holocaust in American Fiction and Film Danielle Christmas

ENGL 447: Literatures of the Holocaust  Danielle Christmas

FOLK 505: Traditions in Transition: Jewish Folklore and Ethnography Gabrielle Berlinger

GERM 56 (First-Year Seminar) Germans, Jews, and the History of Antisemitism Jonathan Hess GERM056 F2016

RELI/JWST 103: Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Literature David Lambert

RELI 108: Classic Jewish Texts: From Bible and Dead Sea Scrolls to Kabbalah and Hassidism Evyatar Marienberg

RELI 123/JWST 100: Introduction to Jewish Studies Andrea Cooper

RELI 212: Classical Hebrew II Joseph Lam

RELI 242: New Religious Movements in America Yaakov Ariel

HIST 153: From Bible to Broadway: Jewish History to Modern Times Flora Cassen

HIST 398: Antisemitism: History, Causes, Consequences Flora Cassen

RELI 426H: The Sacrifice of Abraham Andrea Cooper

JWST 465/SLAV 465/PWAD 465: Literature of Atrocity: The Gulag and the Holocaust in Russia and Eastern Europe Hana Pichova

AMST 486/JWST 486: Shalom Y’all: The Jewish Experience in the American South Marcie Cohen Ferris

PLCY 490/PWAD 690.001: U.S. – Israel Relations  Sahi Tamari

RELI 542: Religion and the Counterculture Yaakov Ariel

RELI 603: The Bible in Translation David Lambert

Language courses:
HEBR 101-001: Elementary Modern Hebrew I  Ana Sprintzik modernhebrewflyer.fall 2016

HEBR 203: Intermediate Modern Hebrew I  Ana Sprintzik

HEBR 305: Advanced Modern Hebrew I  Yaron Shemer


Spring 2016 courses:

Jewish Studies Capstone Course SPRING 2016
JWST 697 / RELI 697: THE MATERIAL LIFE OF JEWISH AMERICA
Wednesday, 3:00-5:30pm / Instructor: Gabrielle A. Berlinger, Ph.D.
What makes an object “Jewish”? How do we think about, create, repurpose, and exhibit “Jewish” objects in contemporary life—on the body, in museums, in public culture, in religious spaces, and in the home? This seminar examines the material life of Jewish America with site visits, guest speakers, and museum projects – join us! JWST697spring16.poster
The Capstone Course JWST 697/RELI 697 is required for those pursuing the B.A. in Religious Studies with a concentration in Jewish Studies and is also open to non-major students.

Undergraduate Courses:

ASIA 357: Arab-Jews: Culture, Community, and Co-existence Yaron Shemer. Arab-Jews. Spring 2016. ASIA 357 Shemer
GERM 225: Popular and Pious: Early Modern Jewish Literature Ruth von Bernuth GERM225.S2016
GERM/CMPL 270/JWST 239/RELI 239: German Culture and the “Jewish Question”  Jonathan Hess GERM270.S2016
HIST 89 (First Year Seminar): Diaries and Memoirs of the Holocaust  Karen Auerbach
HIST/JWST 153: Jewish History Medieval to Modern Times Flora Cassen
HIST/JWST/PWAD 262: History of the Holocaust: The Destruction of the European Jews  Karen Auerbach
HIST 390: Antisemitism and Islamophobia  Flora Cassen, Sarah Shields Hist 390 Poster_4
PLSH/JWST 412: 20th-Century Polish Literature and Culture Eva Wampuszyc
RELI 78 (First Year Seminar): Reading the Bible: Now and Then David Lambert
RELI/JWST/CLAR 110: New Testament Archaeology Jodi Magness
RELI 211: Classical Hebrew I: A Linguistic Introduction to the Hebrew Bible Joseph Lam RELI211_Flyer_Spring2016
RELI 224H: Modern Jewish Thought Andrea Cooper RELI224H.ModernJewishThought
RELI 697/JWST 697: The Material Life of Jewish America Gabrielle Berlinger JWST697spring16.poster
Language courses:
HEBR 102: Elementary Modern Hebrew II
HEBR 204: Intermediate Modern Hebrew II
HEBR 306: Advanced Modern Hebrew II  Yaron Shemer


Fall 2015 courses:

Undergraduate Courses:

FOLK 490.001 – Special Topics:  Traditions in Transition: Jewish Folklore and Ethnography Gabrielle Berlinger
AMST/JWST 253 Jewish Women in America Marcie Cohen Ferris
GERM 56 (First-Year Seminar) Germans, Jews, and the History of Antisemitism Jonathan Hess
RELI 63 (First-Year Seminar) Archeology of Qumran Jodi Magness
RELI/JWST 103: Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Literature David Lambert
RELI/JWST 106: Introduction to Early Judaism Jodi Magness
RELI 123/JWST 100: Introduction to Jewish Studies Andrea Cooper
RELI 242: New Religious Movements in America Yaakov Ariel
HIST 398.001: Antisemitism: History, Causes, Consequences Flora Cassen
RELI 420: Post-Holocaust Ethics and Theology  Andrea Cooper
JWST 465/SLAV 465/PWAD 465: Literature of Atrocity: The Gulag and the Holocaust in Russia and Eastern Europe Hana Pichova
AMST 486/JWST 486: Shalom Y’all: The Jewish Experience in the American South Marcie Cohen Ferris
PLCY 490/PWAD 690: U.S. – Israel Relations  Sahi Tamari
RELI 542: Religion and the Counterculture Yaakov Ariel

Language courses:
HEBR 101-001: Elementary Modern Hebrew I  Ana Sprintzik
HEBR 101-002: Elementary Modern Hebrew I  Ana Sprintzik
HEBR 203: Intermediate Modern Hebrew I  Ana Sprintzik
HEBR 305: Advanced Modern Hebrew I  Yaron Shemer

Graduate Courses:
RELI 602: What is Scripture? Formations of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Canon  David Lambert


Spring 2015 courses

Undergraduate Courses:
HIST 82 FYS: Modern Jewish Identity Karen Auerbach
ASIA 89 FYS: Israeli Popular Culture- The Case of Music  Hanna Sprintzik
RELI 108: Classic Jewish Texts Evyatar Marienberg
JWST 110/RELI 110/CLAR 110: New Testament Archaeology Jodi Magness
JWST 153/HIST 153: Jewish History to Enlightenment  Flora Cassen
ASIA 235: Israeli Cinema: Gender, Nation, and Ethnicity Yaron Shemer
JWST 262/HIST 262/PWAD 262: History of the Holocaust Karen Auerbach
JWST 289: Jewish-American Lit
ASIA 357: The Arab-Jews: Culture, Community, and Co-existence Yaron Shemer
MUSC390H: Hearing the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Mike Figueroa
HIST 398-002: Antisemitism: History, Causes, Consequences Flora Cassen
JWST 444/RELI 444: Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Judaism Andrea Cooper
JWST 512/RELI 512/CLAR 512: Ancient Synagogues  Jodi Magness
ENGL 129-007: The Holocaust and Slavery in American Fiction & Film  Danielle Christmas
Language courses:
HEBR 102: Elementary Modern Hebrew II Hanna Sprintzik
HEBR 204: Intermediate Modern Hebrew II Hanna Sprintzik
RELI 212: Classical Hebrew II: A Linguistic Introduction to the Hebrew Bible Joseph Lam
Graduate Courses:
RELI 712: Early Jewish History and Literature  David Lambert