Courses in Jewish Studies are regularly offered in a variety of departments. Jewish Studies courses are available to our majors and minors, to students fulfilling College or University requirements, and to students with an interest in Judaica.

The following is a list of all Jewish Studies courses offered Spring 2018:
COURSE #COURSE NAMEINSTRUCTORTIME
ENGL 264 THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE GOODHART MWF 3:30
HEBR 102 MODERN HEBREW II KANTOR MTWF 9:30
HEBR 202 MODERN HEBREW IV KANTOR MWF 10:30
HEBR 122 BIBLICAL HEBREW II ROBERTSON TTh 9:00-10:15
HEBR 222 BIBLICAL HEBREW IV ROBERTSON TTh 10:30-11:45
HEBR 380 MODERN ISRAEL: CINEMA, LITERATURE, POLITICS, AND HISTORY KANTOR TTh 12:00-1:15
HIST 103 INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDIEVAL WORLD MITCHELL TTh 3:00-4:15
HIST 302 HISTORICAL TOPICS: HITLER'S EUROPE FLEETHAM MWF 12:30
JWST 330 INTRODUCTION TO JEWISH STUDIES LYANDA-GELLER TTh 12:00-1:15
JWST 590 DIRECTED READINGS IN JEWISH STUDIES ARRANGED ARRANGED
PHIL 206 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION BERGMANN TTh 3:00-4:15
PHIL 505 ISLAMIC AND JEWISH PHILOSOPHY AND THE CLASSICAL TRADITION (AND ITS CRITIQUE BY SPINOZA) FRANK M 2:30-5:20
REL 231 RELIGIONS OF THE WEST RYBA MWF 12:30
REL 318 THE FORMATION OF THE BIBLE & ITS EARLIEST INTERPRETERS ROBERTSON TTh 10:30-11:45
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY PALMER TTh 10:30-11:45
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY BEAMAN TTh 12:00-1:15
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY DUKES MWF 11:30
SOC 356 HATE AND VIOLENCE MATE Th 6:00-8:50

The following is a list of all Jewish Studies courses offered Fall 2017:
COURSE #COURSE NAMEINSTRUCTORTIME
ENGL 264 THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE DEERING MWF 11:30
HEBR 101 MODERN HEBREW I KANTOR MTWF 9:30
HEBR 201 MODERN HEBREW III KANTOR MWF 10:30
HEBR 121 BIBLICAL HEBREW I ROBERTSON TTh 9:00-10:15
HEBR 221 BIBLICAL HEBREW III ROBERTSON TTh 10:30-11:45
HEBR 380 MODERN ISRAEL: CINEMA, LITERATURE, POLITICS, AND HISTORY KANTOR TTh 12:00-1:15
HIST 103 INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDIEVAL WORLD LAWLOR MWF 11:30
HIST 103 INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDIEVAL WORLD ZOOK MWF 8:30
HIST 302 THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT HOLDEN TTh 10:30-11:45
HIST 338 HISTORY OF HUMAN RIGHTS KLEIN-PEJŠOVÁ MWF 10:30
HIST 408 DICTATORSHIP AND DEMOCRACY: EUROPE 1919-1945 FLEETHAM MWF 1:30
IDIS 491 JEWISH CINEMA WILLIAM MF 3:30-4:20, W 3:30-6:20
JWST 590 DIRECTED READINGS IN JEWISH STUDIES ARRANGED ARRANGED WITH INSTRUCTOR
PHIL 206 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION DRAPER TTh 10:30-11:45
REL 231 RELIGIONS OF THE WEST RYBA MWF 2:30
REL 317 ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN HISTORY AND CULTURE: EGYPT, MESOPOTAMIA, AND THE ISRAELITES ROBERTSON TTh 3:00-4:15
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY BEAMAN TTh 9:00-10:15
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY DUKES MWF 11:30
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY BEAMAN TTh 10:30-11:45
SOC 367 RELIGION IN AMERICA WINCHESTER TTh 12:00-1:15

The following is a list of all Jewish Studies courses offered
Spring 2017:
COURSE #COURSE NAMEINSTRUCTORTIME
ENGL 264 THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE DEERING MWF 11:30
HEBR 102 MODERN HEBREW II KANTOR MTWF 9:30
HEBR 202 MODERN HEBREW IV KANTOR MWF 10:30
HEBR 122 BIBLICAL HEBREW II ROBERTSON TTh 9:00-10:15
HEBR 222 BIBLICAL HEBREW IV ROBERTSON TTh 10:30-11:45
HIST 103 INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDIEVAL WORLD ZOOK MWF 10:30
HIST 395 JR RESEARCH SEMINAR: OCCUPIED EUROPE: NAZIS IN THE ARCHIVES FORAY TTh 10:30-11:45
HIST 423 TOPICS IN GERMAN HISTORY: GERMAN BUSINESS HISTORY GRAY MWF 12:30
HIST 595 THE HOLOCAUST & GENOCIDE KLEIN-PEJŠOVÁ MWF 10:30
IDIS 491 THE EVOLUTION OF THE BIBLE & ITS REVOLUTIONARY EFFECTS ROBERTSON TTh 3:00-4:15
JWST 330 INTRODUCTION TO JEWISH STUDIES KANTOR TTh 12:00-1:15
JWST 590 DIRECTED READINGS IN JEWISH STUDIES ARRANGED ARRANGED
PHIL 206 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION BERGMANN TTh 3:00-4:15
REL 231 RELIGIONS OF THE WEST RYBA MWF 11:30
REL 318 THE BIBLE & ITS EARLY INTERPRETERS ROBERTSON TTh 1:30-2:45
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY BEAMAN TTh 3:00-4:15
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY DUKES MWF 12:30
SOC 367 RELIGION IN AMERICA OLSON MWF 11:30
SOC 567 RELIGION IN SOCIAL CONTEXT YANG W 1:30-4:20



The following is a list of all Jewish Studies courses offered Fall 2016:
COURSE #COURSE NAMEINSTRUCTORTIME
ENGL 264 THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE GOODHART MW 4:30-5:45
HEBR 101 MODERN HEBREW I KANTOR MTWTh 12:30
HEBR 201 MODERN HEBREW III KANTOR MWF 1:30
HEBR 121 BIBLICAL HEBREW I ROBERTSON TTh 9:00-10:15
HEBR 221 BIBLICAL HEBREW III ROBERTSON TTh 10:30-11:45
HEBR 284 THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST: EGYPT, MESOPOTAMIA, AND THE ISRAELITES ROBERTSON TTh 3:00-4:15
HEBR 380 MODERN ISRAEL: CINEMA, LITERATURE, POLITICS, AND HISTORY KANTOR TTh 1:30-2:45
HIST 103 INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDIEVAL WORLD MITCHELL TTh 4:30-5:45
HIST 103 INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDIEVAL WORLD TBA MWF 11:30
HIST 302 HISTORICAL TOPICS: HITLER AND NAZIS FLEETHAM MWF 1:30
HIST 323 GERMAN HISTORY GRAY MWF 3:30
HIST 338 HISTORY OF HUMAN RIGHTS KLEIN-PEJŠOVÁ MWF 10:30
HIST 390 JEWS IN THE MODERN WORLD KLEIN-PEJŠOVÁ MWF 9:30
JWST 590 DIRECTED READINGS IN JEWISH STUDIES ARRANGED ARRANGED WITH INSTRUCTOR
PHIL 206 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION DRAPER TTh 9:00-10:15
REL 231 RELIGIONS OF THE WEST RYBA MWF 9:30
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY BEAMAN TTh 9:00-10:15
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY TBA MWF 3:30
SOC 367 RELIGION IN AMERICA OLSON TTh 12:00-1:15


The following is a list of all Jewish Studies courses offered Spring 2016:
COURSE #COURSE NAMEINSTRUCTORTIME
ENGL 264 BIBLE AS LITERATURE DEERING MWF 9:30
HEBR 102 MODERN HEBREW II KANTOR MTWF 9:30
HEBR 202 MODERN HEBREW IV KANTOR MWF 10:30
HEBR 122 BIBLICAL HEBREW II ROBERTSON TTh 9:00-10:15
HEBR 222 BIBLICAL HEBREW IV ROBERTSON TTh 10:30-11:45
HIST 103 INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDIEVAL WORLD MITCHELL TTh 4:30-5:45
HIST 103 INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDIEVAL WORLD TBA MWF 11:30
HIST 335 NATIONALISM & SOCIALISM IN EAST CENTRAL EUROPE KLEIN-PEJŠOVÁ MWF 10:30
JWST 330 INTRODUCTION TO JEWISH STUDIES KANTOR TTh 12:00-1:15
JWST 590 DIRECTED READINGS IN JEWISH STUDIES ARRANGED ARRANGED WITH INSTRUCTOR
PHIL 206 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION TBA MWF 1:30
PHIL 540 CIVIL RELIGION IN MOD POL PHIL: MACHIAVELLI TO HEGEL FRANK & YEOMANS M 11:30-2:20
REL 231 RELIGIONS OF THE WEST RYBA MWF 11:30
REL 318 THE BIBLE AND ITS EARLY INTERPRETERS ROBERTSON TTh 3:00-4:15
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY TBA MWF 11:30
SOC 367 RELIGION IN AMERICA OLSON TTh 10:30-11:45

The following is a list of all Jewish Studies courses offered Fall 2015:
COURSE #COURSE NAMEINSTRUCTORTIME
ENGL 462 OLD TESTAMENT AS LITERATURE GOODHART MW 4:30-5:45
HEBR 101 MODERN HEBREW I KANTOR MTWF 12:30
HEBR 201 MODERN HEBREW III KANTOR MWF 1:30
HEBR 121 BIBLICAL HEBREW I ROBERTSON TTh 9:00-10:15
HEBR 221 BIBLICAL HEBREW III ROBERTSON TTh 10:30-11:45
HEBR 280 MODERN ISRAEL: CINEMA, LITERATURE, POLITICS, AND HISTORY KANTOR MWF 1:30-2:45
HEBR 284 ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN HISTORY AND CULTURE ROBERTSON TTh 3:00-4:15
HIST 103 INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDIEVAL WORLD ZOOK MWF 8:30
HIST 103 INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDIEVAL WORLD TBA MWF 2:30
HIST 312 THE CRUSADES TBA MWF 12:30
HIST 395 JR RESEARCH SEMINAR: NAZIS AND ARCHIVES: GERMAN-OCCUPIED EUROPE FORAY TTh 12:00-1:15
JWST 590 DIRECTED READINGS IN JEWISH STUDIES ARRANGED ARRANGED WITH INSTRUCTOR
PHIL 206 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION DRAPER TTh 10:30-11:45
REL 231 RELIGIONS OF THE WEST RYBA MWF 12:30
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY TBA TTh 9:00-10:15
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY TBA MWF 10:30
SOC 367 RELIGION IN AMERICA WINCHESTER TTh 12:00-1:15
SOC 567 RELIGION IN SOCIAL CONTEXT OLSON TTh 4:30-5:45



The following is a list of all Jewish Studies courses offered Spring 2015:
COURSE #COURSE NAMEINSTRUCTORTIME
ENGL 264 BIBLE AS LITERATURE DEERING MWF 10:30
ENGL 667 EM LEV PHIL LIT & REL SDY GOODHART W 6:30-9:20
HEBR 102 MODERN HEBREW II KANTOR MTWF 10:30
HEBR 122 BIBLICAL HEBREW II ROBERTSON TTh 9:00-10:15
HEBR 222 BIBLICAL HEBREW IV ROBERTSON TTh 10:30-11:45
LC 331 KABBALAH & JEWISH MYSTICISM KANTOR TTh 3:00-4:15
HIST 103 INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDIEVAL WORLD MITCHELL TTh 4:30-5:45
HIST 323 GERMAN HISTORY GRAY MWF 12:30
HIST 395 GERMAN-OCCUPIED EUROPE FORAY TTh 10:30-11:45
HIST 395 HISTORY OF HUMAN RIGHTS KLEIN-PEJSOVA MWF 1:30
HIST 427 HISTORY OF SPAIN AND PORTUGAL CUTTER TTh 10:30-11:45
HIST 595 THE HOLOCAUST AND GENOCIDE KLEIN-PEJSOVA MWF 10:30
JWST 330 INTRODUCTION TO JEWISH STUDIES KANTOR TTh 12:00-1:15
JWST 590 DIRECTED READINGS IN JEWISH STUDIES ARRANGED ARRANGED WITH INSTRUCTOR
PHIL 206 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION BERGMANN TTh 9:00-10:15
REL 231 RELIGIONS OF THE WEST RYBA MWF 11:30
REL 318 THE BIBLE AND ITS EARLY INTERPRETERS ROBERTSON TTh 3:00-4:15
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY BEAMAN TTh 12:00-1:15
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY BEAMAN TTh 3:00-4:15
SOC 367 RELIGION IN AMERICA WINCHESTER TTh 10:30-11:45



The following is a list of all Jewish Studies courses offered Fall 2014:
COURSE #COURSE NAMEINSTRUCTORTIME
ENGL 462 OLD TESTAMENT AS LITERATURE GOODHART TTh 4:30-5:45
ENGL 463 NEW TESTAMENT AS LITERATURE DURAN MWF 10:30
HEBR 101 MODERN HEBREW I KANTOR MTWF 9:30
HEBR 201 MODERN HEBREW III KANTOR MWF 10:30
HEBR 121 BIBLICAL HEBREW I ROBERTSON TTh 9:00-10:15
HEBR 221 BIBLICAL HEBREW III ROBERTSON TTh 10:30-11:45
HEBR 280 MODERN ISRAEL: CINEMA, LITERATURE, POLITICS, AND HISTORY KANTOR MWF 11:30
HIST 103 INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDIEVAL WORLD CONTRENI TTh 8:30
HIST 390 JEWS IN THE MODERN WORLD KLEIN-PEJSOVA MWF 10:30
HIST 408 DICTATORSHIP AND DEMOCRACY: EUROPE 1919-1945 GRAY MWF 12:30
HONR 199 THE EVOLUTION OF THE BIBLE AND ITS REVOLUTIONARY EFFECTS ROBERTSON MWF 1:30
JWST 590 DIRECTED READINGS IN JEWISH STUDIES ARRANGED ARRANGED WITH INSTRUCTOR
PHIL 206 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION BERGMANN TTh 1:30
PHIL 505 ISLAMIC AND JEWISH PHILOSOPHY AND THE CLASSICAL TRADITION FRANK TTh 1:30-2:45
REL 231 RELIGIONS OF THE WEST RYBA MWF 1:30
REL 317 ANCIENT JUDAISM AND EARLY CHRISTIANITY ROBERTSON TTh 3:00-4:15
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY TBA TTh 3:00-4:15
SOC 310 RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY TBA TTh 10:30-11:45
SOC 367 RELIGION IN SOCIAL CONTEXT TBA TTh 10:30-11:45


The following is a list of all Jewish Studies courses offered in the major and minor:
COURSE NAMECOURSE DESCRIPTION
ENGL 264 The Bible as Literature
ENGL 462 The Bible as Literature: The Old Testament
ENGL 463 The Bible as Literature: The New Testament
ENGL 583 Jewish-American Fiction
HEBR 101 Modern Hebrew I
HEBR 121 Biblical Hebrew I
HEBR 102 Modern Hebrew II
HEBR 122 Biblical Hebrew II
HEBR 201 Modern Hebrew III
HEBR 221 Biblical Hebrew III
HEBR 202 Modern Hebrew IV
HEBR 222 Biblical Hebrew IV
HEBR 380 Modern Israel: Cinema, Literature, Politics, and History
HEBR 284 Ancient Near Eastern History and Culture
HEBR 383 Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism: Secret Knowledge in Judaism
HEBR 385 The Holocaust in Modern Hebrew Literature
HIST 102 Introduction to the Ancient World
HIST 103 Introduction to the Medieval World
HIST 245 Introduction to Middle Eastern History and Culture
HIST 312 The Crusades
HIST 345 The Modernization of the Middle East
HIST 390 Jews in the Modern World
HIST 408 The History of Europe Since 1920
HIST 427 History of Spain and Portugal
HIST 525 Hitler and Twentieth-Century Germany
HIST 545 The Middle East in the Twentieth Century
HIST 589 History of Religion in America
HIST 595 The Holocaust and Genocide
JWST 330 Introduction to Jewish Studies (Undergraduate Core Curriculum/Humanities)
JWST 590 Directed Readings in Jewish Studies
PHIL 206 Philosophy of Religion
PHIL 430 Modern Religious (Jewish) Thought
PHIL 505 Islamic and Jewish Philosophy and the Classical Tradition
POL 540 Selected Problems in Comparative Politics
REL 202 Interpretation of the Old Testament
REL 231 Religions of the West
REL 317 Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity
REL 318 The Bible and Its Early Interpreters
SOC 310 Racial and Ethnic Diversity
SOC 367 Religion in America
SOC 514 Racial and Cultural Minorities
SOC 567 Religion in Social Context
SOC 568 Religion and Society

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