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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2019-20


Search results for "jewish studies"

  • Jewish Studies

    JWST 15: The Middle East Conflict in Film and Literature JWST 56: Women in Islam and Judaism

  • Associated Courses

    Associated courses, listed below, have either significant Jewish Studies content or significant methodological focus on issues that are central for understanding Jewish life and culture. To obtain cre…

  • Jewish Studies

    Chair: S. Heschel Professors S. Ackerman (REL),  L. H. Glinert (MES), S. Heschel (REL), I. Kacandes (GERM), S. Kan (ANTH), L. D. Kritzman (FRIT), P. McKee (ENG), A. Orleck (HIST); Associate Profe…

  • JWST 85 Independent Study and Research

    This course offers qualified students of Jewish Studies the opportunity to pursue work on a topic of special interest through an individually designed program. Requires permission of the instructor an…

  • The Interdisciplinary Programs

    African and African American Studies [AAAS] Asian Societies, Cultures, and Languages [ASCL] Cognitive Science [COGS] Comparative Literature [COLT] Environmental Studies [ENVS] Jewish Studies [JWST…

  • JWST 4 Religion of Israel: The Hebrew Bible (Old Testament)

    An introduction to the religion of ancient Israel through an examination of a number of the books of the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible), including Genesis, Exodus, Joshua, Samuel, the Psalms, Job, and t…

  • JWST 11 History and Culture of the Jews II: The Modern Period

    A continuation of JWST 10, but may be taken independently. This course provides a survey of Jewish history and culture from the European enlightenment to the establishment of the State of Israel.

  • JWST 62 Jewish Mysticism

    The course examines the nature of claims to mystical experience or knowledge that appear in various aspects of the Jewish tradition, with primary focus on the enchanted and demonic worlds of the Kabba…

  • JWST 74.01 The Jewish Jesus

    It is certain that Jesus of Nazareth lived in the first century C.E. and that his followers interpreted his life and death as harbingers of a new age. However, recent scholarship has made clear that J…

  • JWST 6 Introduction to Judaism

    This course offers an introduction to Judaism by examining three of its central spiritual manifestations: (1) development, observance, and study of the Halaka (religious law); (2) philosophical contem…

  • JWST 61 Modern Judaism

    This course will trace the ways Jews in modernity made sense, challenged, adopted, and adapted modern thought, culture, and politics in their recalibration of Judaism. The role Jews played in mod…

  • HIST 94.12 History of Jews in Germany

    This course is designed as an introductory survey of the history, culture, and identity of the Jews in Germany from the 18th century to the present. Our interest will be in examining the unique Jewish…

  • JWST 45 Soundscapes of the Middle East

    In recent years, scholars have started to question the conspicuous “silence” pervading many academic works that privilege one sense – sight – to the detriment of all others. Th…

  • JWST 44 The Making of the Modern Middle East

    This panoramic course surveys major developments in Middle East history, politics, and society. Covering more than a two hundred year stretch, we will move across an expansive geography encompassing N…

  • JWST 40.01 Politics of Israel and Palestine

    This course explores the century-old conflict as seen from the political structures and changing narratives of Israelis and Palestinians, including the Zionist movement and the responses of the Palest…

  • JWST 24.06 Love in Translation: Poetics of Desire across Cultures

    Literary traditions of the Near East possess an extensive corpus of writings that enact and speak of the importance of erotic feelings, accessible to most of us only in translation. But if articulatio…

  • HIST 94.11 Jewish Views of Christianity

    What do Jews think of Christianity? The two religions took shape under each other's influence as well as in repudiation of one another's claims, but while we often hear about Christian anti-Judaism, w…

  • JWST 66.03 The Middle East in the United States: Jews and Arabs in American Society

    The complex identities of Jews and Arabs alike are affected by religion, culture, language, history, and politics, all in their own terms and with the fault lines running both between and within the t…

  • Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program

    Chair: Dennis Washburn Professors S. Ackerman (Religion, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies), L. Baldez (Government, Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies), F. E. Beasley (French and Itali…

  • Active Faculty

    A. Kevin Reinhart (1983) Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religion Abigail H. Neely (2014) Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Geography …