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Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 4:30 pm-5:30 pm

337 Cathedral of Learning: The Israel Heritage Room

Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration with German Department

 

SPRING 2017 COURSES! 

SOMETHING FOR (NEARLY) EVERY INTEREST: 

 

Elementary Hebrew 2

Haya Feig

JS 0014    

 MTWThF 10-10:50 (5 credits)

Intermediate Hebrew 4

Haya Feig

JS 0025

MWF  11-11:50

Biblical Hebrew

Haya Feig

JS 0037

TTh  11-12:15 (5 credits)

 

Introduction to Yiddish Language and Literature

David Schlitt

JS  0040 /GER 0033

Th 6-8:20 pm

Detective Fiction (Jewish Themes)

Jeff Aziz

JS 0625/ ENGLIST 0625

Th 6-8:20 pm

Israel in the Biblical Age

Benjamin Gordon

JS 1100/HIST 1765/RELGST 1100

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

Jerusalem: History and Imagination

Benjamin Gordon

JS 1160/HIST 1779/HAA 1105/RELGST 1160

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

Religion, Nature, and the Environment

Benjamin Gordon

RELGST 1519

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

Jews and Judaism in the Modern World

Rachel Kranson

JS 1250/HIST 1767/RELGST 1250

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

Holocaust History and Memory

Rachel Kranson

JS 1252/HIST 1769/RELGST 1252

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

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

Adam Shear

JS 1644/HIST 1768/RELGST 1644

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

The Historical Jesus

Tucker Ferda

JS 1645/RELGST 1645

TTh 1-2:15   Gen-Ed: Historical Change 

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

Adam Shear

JS 1681/HIST 1712/RELGST 1681

TTh 1-2:15  Gen-Ed: Historical Change

Capstone Paper for Certificate

Benjamin Gordon

JS 1901 Independent Study (3 credits)

times TBA

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.

JS 1900,1902,

1904, 1905

1-4 credits