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SPRING 2017 EVENTS

 

Religious studies scholar Younus Mirza visits Pitt on April 3

Monday April 3, 2017, 12 noon-2 pm; 602 CL

Jewish Studies Brown Bag Colloquium:

"ISIS's Writings on Jews and Judaism: Its Appropriation of Medieval Muslim Views"

 

Made possible by the Cardin Fund for Jewish Studies

 

Students present their research on April 20

Thursday April 20, 11 am-12:15 pm, William Pitt Union Kurzman Room

"The Pittsburgh Torah Scrolls Project"

 

Film Schmoozes will be back as part of the JFilm Festival

April 20-30, 2017, venues TBA

What's better than watching a good film?  Talking about it afterwards.

Join at the JFilm Festival with post-film discussions led by Jewish Studies faculty and other scholars.  Watch this space for more info.

SPRING COURSES-- Add/Drop is over-- watch this space for Fall 2017 Course Previews soon

Elementary Hebrew 2

Haya Feig

MTWThF 10-10:50 (5 credits)

e-mail feig@pitt.edu for info on Hebrew courses and placement

Intermediate Hebrew 4

Haya Feig

MWF  11-11:50

Biblical Hebrew

Haya Feig

TTh  11-12:15 (5 credits)

Detective Fiction (Jewish Themes)

Jeff Aziz

Th 6-8:20 pm

Israel in the Biblical Age

Benjamin Gordon

MWF 11-11:50  Gen-Ed: Foreign Culture/Reg

Jerusalem: History and Imagination

Benjamin Gordon

MW 3-4:15  Gen-Ed: Foreign Culture/Reg  OR Historical Change

Religion, Nature, and the Environment

Benjamin Gordon

TTh 9:30-10:45   Gen-Ed : Foreign Culture/Com

Jews and Judaism in the Modern World

Rachel Kranson

TTh 11-12:15  Gen-Ed: Historical Change

Holocaust History and Memory

Rachel Kranson

TTh 2:30-3:45  Gen-Ed: Foreign Culture/Reg  OR Historical Change

Christians, Muslims, Jews in the Middle Ages: Connection & Conflict

Adam Shear

Inventing Israel: Zionism, Anti-Zionism, Post-Zionism

Adam Shear

TTh 9:30-10:45  Gen-Ed: Historical Change

Capstone Paper for Certificate

Benjamin Gordon

JS 1901 Independent Study (3 credits)

Internships for Credit, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Directed Research:  http://www.jewishstudies.pitt.edu/undergraduate/independent.php for opportunities or email: bdg36@pitt.edu  for more information about internships and research opportunities.  1-4 credits.