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Fall 2017 Jewish Studies Undergraduate Courses

Important notes: JSTU-J 203, JSTU-J 303, and JSTU-J 304 each may be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours. Graduate courses are in italics. See Fall 2017 Course Resources box just below and to the right to learn what Gen Ed, College, and JS requirements these courses fulfill.

100 LEVEL COURSES

A Question of Identity: The Case for Judaism (3 cr)
Judah Cohen
COLL-C 103 Critical Approaches to Arts & Humanities #12690
MW 1:25-2:15 (GA0001)
Plus discussion: R 1:25-2:15 (12691); R 2:30-3:20 (12692); F 1:25-2:15 (31096); F 2:30-3:20 (31097)
GenEd A&H; CASE A&H; CASE CAPP

200 LEVEL COURSES

Israeli Inequality in Context (3 cr)
Aziza Khazzoom
JSTU-C 216 #31137 / NELC-N 216 #31376
TR 2:30-3:45 (BH245)
GenEd WC; CASE S&H; CASE GCC; credit given for only one of C216 or NELC-N 216

Introduction to Jewish History: From the Bible to Spanish Expulsion (3 cr)
Sarah Ifft Decker
JSTU-J 251 #7365 / HIST-H 251 #2573
TR 1-2:15 (SE 105)
GenEd S&H; GenEd WC; CASE S&H; CASE GCC; credit given for only one of J251 or HIST-H 251; Required course for Jewish Studies major and certificate students

Israel: History, Society, Culture (3 cr)
Noam Zadoff
JSTU-J 254 #13129 / HIST-C 230 #13044
TR 9:30-10:45   (GA0003)
GenEd S&H; GenEd WC; CASE S&H; CASE GCC; credit given for only one of J254 or HIST-C 230

Guns and Roses: Representations of Soldiers and War in Modern Hebrew Literature (3 cr.) 
Stephen Katz
JSTU-L 285 #36583
MWR 4:00-5:30 (BH333)
2nd 8 week course
GenEd A&H, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Introduction to the Old Testament / Hebrew Bible (3 cr)
Jason Mokhtarian
REL-A 210 #30120
TR 11:15-12:30 (LH102)
GenEd A&H, GenED WC, CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Introduction to the New Testament (3 cr)
Jeremy Schott
REL-A 220 #30121
TR 3:35-4:25 (CH 122)
Plus Discussion: F 1:25-2:15 (30125); F 2:30-3:20 (30122); F 3:35-4:25 (30123); F 4:40-5:30 (30124)
GenEd A&H; GenEd WC, CASE A&H; CASE GCC

300-400 LEVEL COURSES

Ghetto, Shtetl, and Beyond: Millennium of History & Society of Yiddish (3 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-E 352 #31082 / CMLT-C 378 #31214 / GER-Y 506 #31122 Topics in Yiddish Culture
MW 4:00-6:15 (BH347)
2nd 8 week course
CASE A&H; credit given for only one of GER-E 352 or CMLT-C 378 with same topic.

The Hebrew Bible (3 cr.)
Herb Marks
JSTU-J 303 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #33482 / CMLT-C 345 Literature and Religion #31094
MW 4:00-6:30 pm (BH011)
2nd 8 week course
CASE A&H

The Jewish Body: Race, Science, Beauty & Ugliness (3 cr)
Mirjam Zadoff
HIST-J 300 Seminar in History #12586
M 4:00-6:30 (BH 235)
CASE S&H; IW

Prophecy in Ancient Israel (3 cr)
Nathan Mastnjak
JSTU-J 303 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #32817 / REL-A 315 #32845
MW 4:00-5:15 (WH008)
CASE A&H; credit given for one of J303 or REL-A 315 (with this topic)

Antisemitism in Sociohistorical Perspectives (3 cr)
Günther Jikeli
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies #10052 / HIST-B 315 European Antisemitism from the Enlightenment to the Holocaust #11692 / EURO-W 405 #12807
TR 2:30-3:45 (WH008)
CASE S&H; credit given for only one of J304; HIST-B 315, or EURO-W 405 (with this topic)

Refugees & Migrants: From Ellis Island to Budapest Train Station (3 cr)
Mirjam Zadoff
JSTU-J 304 Social & Historical Topics in Jewish Studies #12821 / HIST-W 300 Issues in World History #12567 / INTL-I 300 Topics in International Studies #13405 / HON-H 304 Interdepartmental Colloquia #9802
MW 9:30-10:45 (WH121)
CASE S&H; credit given for only one of J304, HIST-W 300, INTL-I 300, or HON-H 304 (with this topic)

Rabbinic Judaism: Literature and Beliefs (3 cr)
Jason Mokhtarian
JSTU-J 320 #30136 / REL-A 318 #30138
TR 1:00-2:155
CASE A&H, CASE GCC; IW; credit given for only one of J320 or REL-A 318

LANGUAGE COURSES

Beginning Yiddish I (4 cr / 3 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-Y 100 #12638 / GER-Y 501 #12639
MWF 9:30-10:45 (BH335)
GenEd WL

Intermediate Yiddish I (3 cr)
Dov-Ber Kerler
GER-Y 200 #31143 / GER-Y 503 #31144
Arranged
P: GER-Y 150/GER-Y 502
GenEd WL

Intermediate Biblical Hebrew I (3 cr)
Nathan Mastnjak
JSTU-B 200 #12632 / NELC-B 503 #12847
MWF 9:05-9:55 (LI 019)
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-B 150/NELC-B 502 or equivalent proficency
GenEd WL

Elementary Modern Hebrew I (4 cr / 3 cr)
Dmitry Romashov
JSTU-H 100 / NELC-H 501 
MTWR 10:10-11:00 #2738 / #3807 (SY210)
MTWR 11:15-12:05 #2740 / #5430 (SY210)
MTWR 12:20-1:10 #2739 / #3808 (SY210)
GenEd WL

Elementary Modern Hebrew II (4 cr / 3 cr) CANCELLED
JSTU-H 150 #31141 / NELC-H 502 #9026

Intermediate Modern Hebrew I (3 cr)
JSTU-H 200 / NELC-H 503
MWF 10:10-11:00 #11420 / #11405 (SY212) Michal Maoz-Levy
MWF 11:15-12:05 #2741 / #3809 (SY212) Michal Maoz-Levy
MWF 12:20-1:10 #31140 / #33341 (SY212) Ayelet Weiss
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 150/NELC-H 502 or equivalent proficiency
GenEd WL

Advanced Modern Hebrew I (3 cr)
Michael Maoz-Levy
JSTU-H 300 #2742/ NELC-H 505 #5170
MWF 12:20-1:10 (SY0006)
P: Grade of C or higher in JSTU-H 250/NELC-H 504 or equivalent proficiency.

INDIVIDUAL READINGS

Individual Readings in Yiddish Studies: Language, Literature, & Culture (1-3 cr)
Staff
GER-X 493 #2439
P: Consent of instructor
Arranged

Readings for Honors in Jewish Studies (3 cr)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-H 399 #2743
P: Approval of instructor and honors advisor
Arranged

Honors Thesis (3-6 cr)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-H 499 #2745
P: Approval of program honors committee and successful completion of JSTU-H 399.
Arranged

Leadership in Jewish Studies (1 cr)
JSTU-X 170
TOPICS: Jewish Cooking #7781 W 2-3; Jewish Cooking #7782 R 2:00-3:00; Freshmen Leadership #7783 M 4:00-5:00; Israel 101 #7784 arranged; Jews in the Media & Pop Culture #7785 8W1 T 3:00-5:00
Does not count toward Jewish Studies major or certificate. Students may only take 1 section per semester and a maximum of 3 credits during degree. S/F grading.
These sections meet at the Simone G. Hillel Center, 730 E. Third Street. Questions regarding the X170 classes should be directed to Hillel@indiana.edu

Internship in Jewish Studies (1-6 cr)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-X 473 #8072
JS Internship Application/Information
Arranged

Individual Readings in Jewish Studies (1-3 cr)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-X 490 #2744
ARR day/time
P: Consent of instructor.