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.

Spring 2018 Courses

  • Modern Hebrew 102
  • Modern Hebrew 202
  • Modern Hebrew 302: Intro to Hebrew Literature
  • Modern Hebrew 402: Topics in Modern Hebrew Literature
  • Jewish 230: Representing the Holocaust in Poland
  • Jewish 231: Religion and Sexuality
  • Jewish 231: History of the Holocaust
  • Jewish 236: Jewish Composers: Early Modern to Modern
  • Jewish 279: Yiddish Literature and Culture in America
  • Jewish 318: Modern Jewish Literature
  • Jewish 356: Jerusalem, Holy City of Conflict and Desire
  • Jewish 430: Holocaust: Testimony and Expressions
  • Jewish 432: Struggling with God in Literature
  • Jewish 432: Modern Jewish Thought
  • Jewish 435: Jewish Philosophy from Antiquity to the Seventh Century
  • Jewish 451: Biblical Archaeology
  • Jewish 514: Biblical Texts, Poetry
  • Jewish 632: Intellectual Origins of Israel
  • Jewish 665: Israeli Politics and Society
  • Jewish 675: Research Colloquium for Majors
  • Jewish 677: Independent Research for Majors

Fall 2017 Courses

  • Modern Hebrew 101
  • Modern Hebrew 201
  • Modern Hebrew 301 (Intro to Hebrew Literature)
  • Modern Hebrew 401 (Topics in Modern Hebrew Literature)
  • Jewish 219: American Jewish Experience from Shtetl to Suburb
  • Jewish 220: Modern Jewish History
  • Jewish 230: Representing the Holocaust in Poland
  • Jewish 230: Dead Yiddish Poets Society
  • Jewish 230: Russia and the Jews: Literature, Culture, and Religion
  • Jewish 231: Jewish Law, Business and Ethics
  • Jewish 231: FIG: Jerusalem, Holy City of Conflict and Desire
  • Jewish 267: Yiddish Song and the Jewish Experience
  • Jewish 269: Yiddish Literature and Culture in Europe
  • Jewish 335: King David in History and Tradition
  • Jewish 367: Israeli Fiction in Translation
  • Jewish 430: Testimonies and Cultural Expressions of the Holocaust
  • Jewish 433: The Soviet Jewish Experience
  • Jewish 513: Biblical Texts, Poetry
  • Jewish 518: Anti-Semitism in European Culture
  • Jewish 632: Jewish Intellectuals and Politics in the 20th Century

Summer 2017 Courses

  • Jewish 213: Jews and American Popular Culture
  • Jewish 267: Yiddish Song and the Jewish Experience

Spring 2017 Courses

  • Modern Hebrew 102
  • Modern Hebrew 202
  • Modern Hebrew 302 (Intro to Hebrew Literature)
  • Modern Hebrew 402 (Topics in Modern Hebrew Literature)
  • Jewish 213: Jews and American Popular Culture
  • Jewish 230: Representations of the Jew in Eastern European Cultures
  • Jewish 231: Religion and Sexuality
  • Jewish 231: Israel: History of a Nation-State
  • RS 234: Genres of Western Religious Writing
  • Jewish 267: Yiddish Song and the Jewish Experience
  • Jewish 279: Yiddish Literature and Culture in America
  • Jewish 318: Modern Jewish Literature
  • Jewish 356: Jerusalem, Holy City of Conflict and Desire
  • Jewish 432: Holocaust: Literature, Music, Memory and Representation
  • Jewish 442: Moral Philosophy and the Holocaust
  • Jewish 593: Literature of Jewish Identity in America: The Literature of Angry Jews
  • Poli Sci 631: Arab-Israeli Conflict

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