Course Offerings ~ Past Semesters

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Fall 2016 courses

AMST/JWST 253: Jewish Women in America Marcie Cohen Ferris
ASIA 435: The Cinemas of the Middle East and North Africa Yaron Shemer
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
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
HEBR 203: Intermediate Modern Hebrew I  Ana Sprintzik
HEBR 305: Advanced Modern Hebrew I  Yaron Shemer


Maymester 2016:

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


Spring 2016 courses:

Undergraduate Courses:
ASIA 357: Arab-Jews: Culture, Community, and Co-existence Yaron Shemer.
GERM 225: Popular and Pious: Early Modern Jewish Literature Ruth von Bernuth
GERM/CMPL 270/JWST 239/RELI 239: German Culture and the “Jewish Question”  Jonathan Hess
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
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
RELI 224H: Modern Jewish Thought Andrea Cooper
RELI 697/JWST 697: The Material Life of Jewish America Gabrielle Berlinger
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:

FOLK 490 – 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


Fall 2014 Courses

Undergraduate Courses:
RELI 63 (First-Year Seminar) Dead Sea Scrolls  Jodi Magness
ASIA 060 Israeli Culture and Society  Yaron Shemer
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
AMST/JWST 253: Jewish Women in America Marcie Cohen Ferris
HNRS 353.002: The Jews and the Passion Flora Cassen
RELI 450: Sexuality and Marriage in Jewish Tradition and History Evyatar Marienberg
HNRS HIST 353-002: Ghettos and Shtetls? Urban Life in East European Jewish History Karen Auerbach
HIST 485: Modern Eastern European Jewish History Karen Auerbach
AMST 486: Shalom Y’all: The Jewish Experience in the American South Marcie Cohen Ferris
RELI 590: Topics in the Study of Religion: “Repentance” David Lambert
JWST 697: Jewish Humor  Ruth von Bernuth
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
RELI 211: Classical Hebrew I: A Linguistic Introduction to the Hebrew Bible Joseph Lam
Graduate Courses:
JWST 697: Jewish Humor Ruth von Bernuth


Spring 2014 courses

JWST 110/RELI 110: New Testament Archaeology Jodi Magness
JWST 239: Jews in German Culture  Richard Lambert
JWST 262/HIST 262: History of the Holocaust  Christopher Browning
HIST 190: The Search for Modern Jewish Identity Karen Auerbach
HNRS HIST 353-002: Ghettos and Shtetls? Urban Life in East European Jewish History Karen Auerbach
SLAV 281: Holocaust Cinema  Peter Sherwood
ENGL 289: Jewish-American Lit
JWST 512: Ancient Synagogues
JWST 602: What is Scripture?  David Lambert
Language courses:
HEBR 102: Elementary Modern Hebrew II  Ana Sprintzik
HEBR 204: Intermediate Modern Hebrew II Ana Sprintzik
RELI 212: Classical Hebrew II: A Linguistic Introduction to the Hebrew Bible  Joseph Lam
HEBR 306: Advanced Modern Hebrew II  Ana Sprintzik
Graduate Courses:
RELI 812: Diaspora Judaism  Jodi Magness


Fall 2013 courses

Undergraduate  Courses:
GERM  225: Popular and Pious Ruth von Bernuth
HIST  276: Modern Middle East  Sarah Shields
RELI  063/JWST 106: First Year Seminar:  Archaeology of Qumran Jodi Magness
RELI  106/JWST 106: Early Judaism  Jodi Magness
RELI  108: Classic Jewish Texts  Evyatar Marienberg
RELI  123/JWST 100: Intro to Jewish Studies Ariel
RELI  697/JWST 697: Capstone Course in Jewish Studies  Yaakov Ariel Language  courses:
HEBR  101 (Section 001): Elementary Modern  Hebrew Ana Sprintzik
HEBR  101 (Section 002): Elementary Modern  Hebrew Ana Sprintzik
HEBR  203: Intermediate Modern Hebrew  Ana Sprintzik
HEBR  305: Advanced Modern Hebrew Ana Sprintzik


Spring 2013 courses
Undergraduate  Courses:
JWST 103/RELI 103: Intro to Hebrew Bible David Lambert
RELI 108: Classic Jewish Texts: From Bible and Dead Sea Scrolls to Kabbalah and  Hasidism  Evyatar Marienberg
JWST 110/RELI 110: New Testament Archaeology Jodi Magness
JWST 239/GERM 270/RELI239/CMPL 270: German Culture and the “Jewish Question” Jonathan Hess
JWST 262/HIST 262: History of the Holocaust Christopher Browning
RELI 321H: Topics in Religion & Culture: Jewish Culture History  Jonathan Boyarin
HIST 391: Living on the Edge: Love, Work, and Death through Jewish Eyes Flora Cassen
JWST 503/RELI 503: Exploring the Dead Sea Scrolls  Jodi Magness
JWST 512 Ancient Synagogues
RELI 566: Jewish Legal Literature Evyatar Marienberg
Language  courses:
HEBR 102 Elementary Modern Hebrew II  Ana Sprintzik
HEBR 102 Elementary Modern Hebrew II  Ana Sprintzik
HEBR 204: Intermediate Hebrew II,  Ana Sprintzik
RELI 211: Classical Hebrew I: A Linguistic Introduction to the Hebrew Bible  Joseph Lam
HEBR 306 Advanced Modern Hebrew Yaron Shemer
RELI 402: Introductory Biblical Hebrew II  Joseph Lam
Graduate  Courses
:
HIST 890: The Third Reich in Comparative Perspective: Fascisim and Genocide Christopher Browning
RELI 821: Seminar in Religion and Culture: Jews and the Ends of Theory Jonathan Boyarin


Fall 2012 courses
New Course: JWST 697 Literature and Jewish Modernity Capstone Course: Themes and Methodologies in  Jewish Studies with Professor Jonathan M. Hess. JWST 697 is required for Jewish Studies majors and is open to other students.
SLAV 281: Holocaust Cinema.  Peter Sherwood
RELI 108: Jewish Writing. Evyatar Marienberg
JWST 253 Jewish Women In America. Marcie Ferris
JWST/RELI 206 Prophecy and Divination in  Ancient Israel and Judah. David Lambert
JWST/RELI 106 Early Judaism. Jodi Magness
JWST 100/RELI 123: Introduction to Jewish Studies. Yaakov Ariel
JWST 697: Literature and Jewish Modernity.  Jonathan Hess
AMST 253 Jewish Women In America.  Marcie Ferris
AMST 360 Jewish Writers In America.   Robert Cantwell
AMST 486 Shalom Y’all.   Marcie Ferris
HIST 158 Early Modern European History, 1450-1815.  Flora Cassen
Language Courses:
HEBR 101 Elementary Modern  Hebrew I.  Ana Sprintzik
HEBR 101 Elementary Modern  Hebrew I.  Ana Sprintzik
HEBR 203 Intermediate  Modern Hebrew I. Ana Sprintzik
HEBR 305 Advanced Modern  Hebrew I.  Yaron Shemer
RELI 401 Introduction to  Biblical Hebrew I.  Joseph Lam
RELI 403 Intermediate  Classical Hebrew I.  Joseph Lam


Spring 2012 courses
ENGL 289: Jewish-American Literature and Culture of  the Twentieth Century Time TBD. Erin Carlston
HIST 262: History of the Holocaust Time TBD.  Christopher Browning
RELI 450: Sexuality  in Judaism Time TBD. Evyatar Marienberg
RELI/JWST/CLAR 110: New Testament Archaeology Time TBD.  Jodi Magness
RELI/JWST/CLAR 503: Ancient Synagogues Time TBD. Jodi  Magness
RELI 143: Judaism in Our Time Time TBD. Ariel Yaakov
Language  Courses:
HEBR 102-001: Elementary Modern Hebrew II.  M-Tu-W-Th 11:00-11:50AM.  Hanna Sprintzik
HEBR 102-002: Elementary  Modern Hebrew II.  M-Tu-W-Th  1:00-1:50PM. Hanna Sprintzik
HEBR 204: Intermediate  Modern Hebrew II. M-Tu-W-Th 2:00-2:50PM.   Hanna Sprintzik
HEBR 306: Advanced  Modern Hebrew II Tu-Th 12:30-1:45PM. Yaron Shemer
RELI 402: Biblical  Hebrew Tu-Th 2:00-3:15PM.  Joseph Lam
RELI 404: Intermediate  Classical Hebrew II M-W-F 10:00-10:50AM. Joseph Lam
 Online  Courses:
HIST 262: History of the Holocaust
HIST 276: The Modern Middle East
RELI 103: Introduction to the Hebrew Bible
RELI 208: The Birth of Christianity


Fall 2011  courses
Newly added: The Jews and the Passion
HIST  262: History of the Holocaust Eve  Duffy
HIST 292H: The Jews and the Passion Flora Cassen
HIST  490: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in  the Early Modern World Flora Cassen
RELI 063 First Year Seminar: The Archaeology of  Qumran & the Dead Sea Scrolls Jodi Magness
RELI 103: Introduction to the Hebrew Bible David  Lambert
RELI  106: Introduction to Early Judaism Jodi  Magness
RELI  123: Introduction to Jewish Studies Jonathan Boyarin
RELI 703: Critical Approaches to the Hebrew Bible David Lambert
Language  Courses: 
HEBR  101: Elementary Modern Hebrew
HEBR 203: Intermediate Modern Hebrew
HEBR  305: Advanced Modern Hebrew Yaron Shemer
RELI  401-001 / RELI 401-002: Biblical Hebrew
RELI  403-001: Classic Intermediate Hebrew


 

Spring 2011 Courses
RELI 199: Topics in the Study of Religion: What is  Scripture?  David Lambert
RELI 697: Capstone seminar on Jewish-Christian  relations Yaakov Ariel
RELI 089: Religion in Pre-Modern  Literature Evyatar Marienberg
RELI 108: Traditional Jewish Writings  Evyatar Marienberg
JWST 239/GERM 270/RELI 239/CMPL 270 German Culture and the Jewish Question Jonathan Hess
JWST 110/CLAR 110: The Archaeology of  Palestine in the New Testament Period  Matthew Grey
JWST   412:  20th-Century Polish Literature and Culture Eva Wampuszyc
RELI   103: Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Literature Carrie Duncan
HIST   262: History of the Holocaust: The  Destruction of the European Jews Sarah Summers
RELI   321H: Topics in Religion & Culture:  Jewish Cultural History Jonathan Boyarin
RELI  821: Topics  in Religion & Culture: Walter Benjamin Jonathan Boyarin
Language Courses:
HEBR   102: Elementary Modern  Hebrew II
HEBR   204 Intermediate Modern Hebrew II MWF 2:00 – 2:50
HEBR   306 Advanced Modern Hebrew II TR 12:30 – 1:45
RELI   402: Biblical Hebrew TR 2:00 – 3:15. Stromberg
Online Courses:
RELI 103 – Introduction  to the Hebrew Bible. Carrie Duncan


Fall 2010 Courses
JWST 100/RELI 123: Introduction  to Jewish Studies Jonathan Boyarin
JWST 103/RELI 103: Introduction  to the Hebrew Bible David Lambert
JWST 253/AMST 253: Mamas and  Matriarchs: Jewish Women in America Marcie Ferris
JWST 262/HIST 262: History  of the Holocaust Christopher Browning
JWST 360/AMST 360: The Jewish  Writer in American Life  Robert Cantwell
JWST 486/AMST 486: Shalom  Y’all: Jewish Life in the American South Marcie Ferris
RELI 566: Introduction  to Jewish Law Evyatar Marienberg
HIST 490: Holocaust  and Genocide Christopher Browning
SLAV 425: Holocaust Cinema in Eastern Europe Peter Sherwood
Language Courses:
HEBR 101.001: Elementary  Modern Hebrew I
HEBR 101.002: Elementary  Modern Hebrew I
HEBR 203: Intermediate  Modern Hebrew I
HEBR 305: Advanced  Modern Hebrew I
RELI 401: Elementary  Biblical Hebrew
RELI 403: Intermediate  Classical Hebrew


Spring 2010 Courses
JWST/RELI  110: Archaeology of Palestine in the New  Testament Period  Jodi  Magness
RELI 199-017: Introduction  to Rabbinic Literature Evyatar  Marienberg
ENGL  289: Jewish-American Literature &  Culture Erin Carlston
PLSH 425: The Jew in  Polish Literature Regina Grol
ASIA  490: Language, Exile, and Homeland in  Zionist Thought and Practice   Yaron Shemer
JWST/RELI  503: Exploring the Dead Sea Scrolls Jodi Magness
RELI 525-017: Medieval  Jews and the Bible Evyatar  Marienberg
RELI 525-064: Rewriting Scripture  in Second Temple Judaism
COMM 652: Media and Difference: Southerners and Jews in Film Bernard Timberg
Language  Courses:
HEBR 102.001: Elementary  Modern Hebrew II
HEBR 102.002: Elementary  Modern Hebrew II
HEBR 204: Intermediate  Modern Hebrew II
HEBR 306: Advanced  Modern Hebrew II Yaron Shemer
RELI 402: Elementary  Biblical Hebrew II
RELI 404: Intermediate  Biblical Hebrew II
Online Course:
JWST/RELI  106 Introduction to Early Judaism Online course through UNC’s  Carolina Courses Online.
Graduate  Seminar:
RELI 890: Christianity  and Judaism Yaakov  Ariel


Fall 2009 Courses
JWST 100 / RELI 123: Introduction to Jewish Studies.  Jonathan Boyarin
JWST 103/RELI 103: Introduction to the Hebrew Bible.
JWST 106/ RELI 106: Introduction to Early Judaism. Jodi Magness
JWST 253/AMST 253: Mamas and Matriarchs:  A Social History of Jewish Women in America. Marcie Cohen Ferris
JWST 262/ HIST 262: History of the Holocaust.  Christopher Browning
JWST 486/AMST 486: “Shalom Y’all”:   The Jewish Experience in the American South.  Marcie Cohen Ferris
ASIA 60: Israeli Culture and Society. First-year seminar. Yaron Shemer
RELI 525: Seminar in  Religion and Literature: Jewish Legal Literature Evyatar Marienberg
Language Courses:
HEBR 101.001: Elementary Modern Hebrew
HEBR 101.002: Elementary Modern Hebrew
HEBR 201: Intermediate Modern Hebrew
JWST 305/ HEBR 305: Advanced Modern Hebrew Yaron  Shemer
RELI 401: Elementary Biblical Hebrew
RELI 403: Intermediate Classical Hebrew: Syntax in the Joseph Novella.
Graduate Seminars:
GERM 875: Germans, Jews and the Pursuits of Literature, 1749-1918.   Jonathan Hess
RELI 812: Diaspora Judaism in the Roman World Jodi Magness