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.  For further information you may also want to consult the UW-Madison guide.

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