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Minor in Jewish Studies

[Conversion table: JSIS course numbers in effect through Sum 2012]

30 credits, to include the following:

1.    JSIS C 145 (5 credits) and JSIS C/HIST 250 (5)

2.    15 credits of Jewish Studies elective, chosen from the list of approved Humanities/Social Science electives*

3.    5 additional credits chosen from the list of approved Humanities/Social Science electives or in courses in modern or Biblical Hebrew*

4.    15 credits of the minor must be taken in residence at the UW.

Course Lists

*Humanities/Social Science Electives

All Jewish Studies courses (except 499) and joint-listed equivalents, plus:

 

Course #

Title

Credits

Instructor

ENGL 310

The Bible as Literature

5 VLPA

LaPorte

ENGL 311

Modern Jewish Literature

5 VLPA 

Butwin

HSTAA or HSTCMP 290

Special Topics: Jewish Studies (when topic is appropriate)

 

 

JSIS 487

Special Topics: Middle East (when topic is appropriate) see adviser

 

 

JSIS A 314/ NEAR E 315/ POL S 314

Israel: Dynamic Society and Global Flashpoint

5 I&S/ DIV 

Migdal

MODHEB 401, 402, 403

Introduction to Hebrew Literature

3 VLPA 

Sokoloff

MODHEB 404

Hebrew Poetry

5 VLPA 

Sokoloff

MODHEB 405

Hebrew Fiction

3 VLPA 

Sokoloff

MODHEB 406

Hebrew Poems and Prayers

3 VLPA 

Sokoloff

MODHEB 407

Hebrew in Song

5 VLPA 

Sokoloff

NEAR E 316/CHID 498a

Israeli Identities

5 VLPA/DIV 

Sokoloff

NEAR E 317

Jewish Life in Literature and Film

5 VLPA/I&S 

Sokoloff

NEAR E 320

Prayer and Poetry in the Jewish and Islamic Traditions (taught in English)

5 VLPA/I&S

Sokoloff & Alavi

NEAR E 321

Israel in Film

2 VLPA/I&S 

 

NEAR E 325

Modern Hebrew Literature in English

3 VLPA 

Sokoloff

NEAR E 333

Prophecy in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

3

Zafer

NEAR E 336

Islam in Jewish Contexts, Judaism in Muslim Contexts

3 VLPA

Zafer

NEAR E 485

Modern Near Eastern Literature in English Translation

 3 VLPA

Sokoloff

NEAR E 496

Special Topics (when topic is appropriate) see adviser

 

 

POL S 325

The Arab-Israel Conflict

5 I&S

 

 

*Modern and Biblical Hebrew Electives

Course #

Title

Credits

Instructor

BIBHEB 103

Biblical Hebrew Prose

5 VLPA 

Martin

BIBHEB 201

Biblical Hebrew Poetry

5 VLPA 

Martin

BIBHEB 202

Inscriptions From Biblical Times

5 VLPA 

Martin

MODHEB 103

Elementary Modern Hebrew

Sokoloff

MODHEB 201, 202, 203

Intermediate Modern Hebrew

Sokoloff

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Last revised: 07/29/15

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African Studies Program
University of Washington
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Joel Ngugi / Chair
Associate Professor, School of Law
jngugi@u.washington.edu

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Associate Professor, Evans School of Public Affairs
gugerty@u.washington.edu

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