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 2016 Courses

Certificate: Hebrew Language

Certificate: Hebrew Language

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

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

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

  • Jewish 241: Introduction to Biblical Archaeology

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

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

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

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

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

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

  • Jewish 431: Intermediate Topics in Jewish Studies: Social Sciences – Religions of Ancient Israel

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

Spring 2017 Courses

  • Modern Hebrew 102: Second Semester Hebrew

Certificate: Hebrew Language

  • Modern Hebrew 202: Fourth Semester Hebrew

Certificate: Hebrew Language

  • Jewish 213: Jews and American Popular Culture

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

  • Jewish 230: Russia and the Jews: Literature, Culture, and Religion

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

  • Jewish 230: Representations of the Jew in Eastern European Cultures: Writing the Jewish Body

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

  • Jewish 231: Religion and Sexuality

Major: Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts / History and Social Science 
Certificate: Clusters 1, 2, 3

  • Jewish 231: Israel: History of a Nation-State

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

  • Jewish 267: Yiddish Song and the Jewish Experience

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

  • Jewish 279: Yiddish Literature and Culture in America

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

  • Modern Hebrew 302: Introduction to Hebrew Literature

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

  • Jewish 318: Modern Jewish Literature

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

  • Jewish 356: Jerusalem, Holy City of Conflict and Desire

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

  • Modern Hebrew 402: Topics in Modern Hebrew Literature

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

  • Jewish 430: Genres of Western Religious Writing

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

  • Jewish 432: Holocaust: Literature, Music, Memory, and Representation

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

  • Jewish 442: Moral Philosophy and the Holocaust

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

  • Jewish 593: Literature of Jewish Identity in America: The Literature of Angry Jews

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

  • Jewish 631: Arab-Israeli Conflict

Major: History and Social Science
Certificate: Cluster 2

  • Jewish 675: Research Colloquium for Majors
  • Jewish 677: Independent Research for Majors