Courses

by CJS Admin

 

For a full list of undergraduate courses being offered, including instructor names and meeting times, please check the UW Timetable.

To view a complete listing of all courses offered in Jewish Studies, please visit the Undergrad Course Catalog.

Visit our Syllabi Archive to view syllabi for courses taught in past semesters.

Fall 2014 Courses

  • Jewish 211: Introduction to Judaism

Major: Introduction to Judaism
Certificate: Cluster 1, 2 or 3

  • Jewish 219: The American Jewish Experience

Major: History and Social Science (American requirement)
Certificate: Cluster 2

  • Jewish 220: Introduction to Modern Jewish History

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

  • Jewish 227: Introduction to Biblical Literature

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts
Certificate: Cluster 1 or 3

  • Jewish 230: Elementary Topics in Jewish Literature – Representing the Holocaust in Poland

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts (Diaspora requirement)
Certificate: Cluster 1

  • Jewish 231: Elementary Topics in Jewish History – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: Braided Historie

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

  • Jewish 233: Elementary Topics in Jewish Studies, Social Science – Introduction to Holocaust & Genocide (FIG)

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

  • Jewish 269: Yiddish Literature and Culture in Europe

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts (Diaspora requirement)
Certificate: Cluster 1

  • Jewish 301: Introduction to Hebrew Literature

Major: Hebrew Texts or Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts
Certificate: Cluster 1

  • Jewish 356: Zionism: Thought, Culture and Literature (FIG)

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts or History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 1 or 2

  • Jewish 367: Israeli Fiction in Translation

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts
Certificate: Cluster 1

  • Jewish 401: Topics in Modern Hebrew Literature

Major: Hebrew Texts or Literature, Philosophy and the Arts
Certificate: Cluster 1

  • Jewish 431: Intermediate Topics in Jewish History – Jewish Wisconsin

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

  • Jewish 510: German Jewish Culture since the 18th Century

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts (Diaspora requirement)
Certificate: Cluster 1

  • Jewish 631: Advanced Topics in Jewish History – Zionism and Its Critics

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

  • Jewish 665: Israeli Politics and Society

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

Spring 2014 Courses

  • Jewish 231: Elementary Topics in Jewish History: Jews and American Popular Culture

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts (Diaspora requirement)
Certificate: Cluster 1

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts (Diaspora requirement)
Certificate: Cluster 1

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts (Diaspora requirement) or History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 1 or 2

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts
Certificate: Cluster 1

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts (Diaspora requirement)
Certificate: Cluster 1

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts (Diaspora requirement)
Certificate: Cluster 1

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts
Certificate: Cluster 1 or 3

  • Jewish 332: Prophets of the Bible

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts
Certificate: Cluster 1 or 3

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts
Certificate: Cluster 1

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts (Diaspora requirement)
Certificate: Cluster 1

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts
Certificate: Cluster 1

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

  • Jewish 633: Advanced Topics in Jewish Studies – Social Science: Sociology of Persecution

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

  • Jewish 675: Research Colloquium for Majors

Major: Capstone

  • Jewish 677: Independent Research for Majors

Major: Capstone

  • Political Science 631: The Arab-Israeli Conflict
    Important note: This course is not cross-listed with Jewish Studies, but this course will still count toward the Jewish Studies Major and Certificate requirements.

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2