Jewish Studies (JWST)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017. Courses of Study 2017-2018 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

JWST 1101

Intended for beginners. Provides a thorough grounding in reading, writing, grammar, oral comprehension, and speaking. Students who complete the course are able to function in basic situations ... view course details

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    Combined with: NES 1101

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6592JWST 1101  SEM 101

    • MTWRF
    • Shoer, S

  • For scheduling conflicts, contact instructor.

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    Combined with: NES 1101

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6593JWST 1101  SEM 102

    • MTWRF
    • Shoer, S

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JWST 1103

Sequel to NES 1101-NES 1102. Continued development of reading, writing, grammar, oral comprehension, and speaking skills. view course details

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    Combined with: NES 1103

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6600JWST 1103  SEM 101

    • MTWR
    • Shoer, S

  • For scheduling conflicts, contact instructor.

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    Combined with: NES 1103

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6601JWST 1103  SEM 102

    • MTWR
    • Shoer, S

  • For scheduling conflicts, contact instructor.

JWST 1998

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    Combined with: NES 1998RELST 1998

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

JWST 2501

The course will provide an introduction to the kosher and halal food laws and their application to the American food industry with limited coverage and home practices. The distance-learning component examines ... view course details

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    Combined with: FDSC 2500

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

JWST 2522

This course examines the production and exchange of wine, beer, coffee and tea, and the social and ideological dynamics involved in their consumption. We start in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, and end ... view course details

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JWST 2577

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    Combined with: NES 2577RELST 2577

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

JWST 2644

In this course, students will survey the development of Judaism from its roots in ancient Mesopotamia to modernity. Rather than thinking of Judaism as static and easily definable, we will explore a history ... view course details

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JWST 2662

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JWST 2754

This survey course (which also fulfills an NES major requirement) is a multidisciplinary introduction to Near Eastern civilization, exploring history, literature, religion, art and archeology, and other ... view course details

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    Combined with: COML 2754NES 2754

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

JWST 2920

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    Combined with: HIST 2910NES 2620

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

JWST 3101

Successful completion of NES 3101 fulfills Option 1 language requirement. Advanced study of the Hebrew Language both orally and through the analysis of mostly unedited texts of social, political, and cultural ... view course details

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    Combined with: NES 3101

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6414JWST 3101  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Scharf, N

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JWST 3108

This course is intended to continue the development of all aspects of the language. Emphasis on reading and discussion of Modern Literary works. Reading include adapted as well as authentic literary and ... view course details

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    Combined with: NES 3108

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7829JWST 3108  SEM 101

    • W
    • Scharf, N

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JWST 3625

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    Combined with: NES 3625

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

JWST 4708

Alexandria, the Egyptian port city, has a long history of rich cultural interaction. In this course we will examine literary and artistic representations of modern Alexandria, which have played an important ... view course details

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JWST 4745

The colonial expansion of Christian Europe continues to leave its mark on the world of the twenty-first century. Two of the peoples caught up in that colonial project, in very different ways, are Jews ... view course details

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JWST 6780

Our title is derived from the political philosopher Leo Strauss, who provides our initial analytic, methodological, and theoretical model. But we extend it beyond Straussian ideological positions and we ... view course details

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JWST 7745

The colonial expansion of Christian Europe continues to leave its mark on the world of the twenty-first century. Two of the peoples caught up in that colonial project, in very different ways, are Jews ... view course details

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