Hunter College, Spring 2014

HISTORY:

 HIST 22000: History of Judaism
Tue/Fri 2:10-3:25 PM
Seltzer

HIST 31900 (W): Medieval and Early Modern Jewish History
Tue/Fri 12:45-2:00 PM
Mirvis

HIST 3411G: Varieties of Jewish Nationalism and Zionism
Mon/Thurs 11:10 AM- 12:25 PM
Smollett

HIST 35700 (W): American Jewish History
Tue/Fri 11:10 AM- 12:25 PM
Faber

HEBREW:

HEBR 102  Elementary Hebrew 2
Two sections: Tues,Fri 11:00-12:25 or Mon, Wed 5:35-6:50
Second semester of Modern Hebrew language instruction; development of skills in reading, writing, and oral and written comprehension

HEBR 103  Elementary Hebrew 1 and 2 Intensive
Mon,Wed 10:00-12:30
First- and second-semester Modern Hebrew language instruction in an intensive six-credit course; development of skills in reading, writing, and oral and written comprehension:

HEBR 202  Intermediate Hebrew 2
Tues,Fri 12:45-2:00
Fourth semester of Modern Hebrew language instruction; development of skills in reading, writing, and oral and written comprehension

HEBR 211  Masterpieces of Medieval Heb. Lit. in Translation
Mon,Thurs  11:10-12:25
Selected works of Hebrew prose and poetry in the Middle Ages, originating from a variety of regions; study of literary techniques and cultural context. No knowledge of Hebrew required.

HEBR 212  Readings in Modern Heb. Lit. in Translation
Tues,Fri 2:10-3:25
Selections from works of Hebrew literature in the 20th-21th centuries; analysis of literary techniques and cultural themes. No knowledge of Hebrew required.

HEBR 215  Hebraic and Judaic Culture and Thought under Islam
Mon,Thurs 1:10-2:25
History of Jewish society, ideas, and literary output in Islamic countries during the medieval period. No knowledge of Hebrew required.

HEBR 220  Israeli Cinema
Wed 10:10-1:00   Room TBA
History of Israeli film and Israeli cultural identity as expressed in the Israeli cinema. Exploration of topics concerning the Israeli-Palestinian and Israeli-Arab conflicts, Zionist and post-Zionist trends, socio-economic gaps, religious controversies and aesthetic societal contexts, and women’s issues. No knowledge of Hebrew required.

HEBR 222  Introduction to Jewish Texts and Writings
Mon,Thurs 2:45-4:00
Broad survey of influential Jewish texts and literary masterpieces from ancient to modern times. No knowledge of Hebrew required.

HEBR 240  Introduction to Old Testament
Tues,Thurs 7:00-8:15
Survey of the books of the Hebrew Bible, their form, content and cultural background. Introduction to the tools and methods of modern biblical scholarship. No knowledge of Hebrew required.

HEBR 284  Images of Women in the Old Testament
Tues,Thurs 4:10-5:25
Depiction of women in ancient Israelite prose and poetry. Close reading and analysis of texts in terms of literary techniques, cultural background and ideological implications. No knowledge of Hebrew required.

HEBR 296  Dead Sea Scrolls in English
Tues,Thurs 5:35-6:50
Readings in the various genres of the scrolls; historical background of Qumran sect; significance of the scrolls for study of Judaism and Christianity. No knowledge of Hebrew required.

HEBR 490  Independent Studies
Two sections: TBA

Intermediate Biblical Hebrew 2
Hebrew language and literature for students with background

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