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Fall '00 Graduate Course Guide

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Courses in Judaic Studies (Division 407)

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Fall Term, 2000 (September 6 December 22)

Open courses in Judaic Studies

Wolverine Access Subject listing for JUDAIC

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Judaic St. 451/Poli. Sci. 451. The Politics and Culture of Modern East European Jewry.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Zvi Gitelman (zvigitel@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: A course in East European and/or Jewish history, and Comparative Politics is recommended. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

See Political Science 451.001.

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Judaic St. 467/HJCS 577/Religion 471. Seminar: Topics in the Study of Judaism.

Section 001 The Year as Spiritual Practice: Models of Sacred Time in Jewish Mysticism. Reading knowledge of Hebrew is required for this course.

Instructor(s): Elliot Ginsburg (elgins@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3).May be repeated for a total of nine credits.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

See Hebrew and Jewish Cultural Studies 577.001.

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Judaic St. 468/HJCS 478/Rel. 469. Jewish Mysticism.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Elliot Ginsburg (elgins@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

See Hebrew and Jewish Cultural Studies 478.001.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 3 Waitlist Code: 1

Judaic St. 495. Independent Studies.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1-3). (INDEPENDENT).

Credits: (1-3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

An independent studies course under the supervision of one of the Judaic Studies faculty members.

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Judaic St. 496. Independent Studies.

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1-3). (INDEPENDENT).

Credits: (1-3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

An independent studies course under the supervision of one of the Judaic Studies faculty members.

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Judaic St. 496. Independent Studies.

Section 002 Seminar in Yiddish Literature. (3 credits).

Instructor(s): Judith Nysenholc

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1-3). (INDEPENDENT).

Credits: (1-3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

In this course, Yiddish literature will be read and discussed in Yiddish. The selection of authors and texts will be tailored to the level and interests of the students.

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Judaic St. 497. Senior Thesis.

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (INDEPENDENT).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Senior thesis research, under the supervision of one of the Judaic Studies faculty members.

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Judaic St. 500 Independent Study in Judaic Studies

Prerequisites & Distribution: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. (1-3). (INDEPENDENT). May be elected three times.

Credits: (1-3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

An independent studies course under the supervision of one of the Judaic Studies faculty members.

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Judaic St. 505/HJCS 576. Introduction to Jewish Civilizations and Culture.

Section 001 Meets with Judaic Studies 205.001.

Instructor(s): Gabrielle Boccaccini (gbocca@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Graduate standing. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

An overview of 3,000 years of Jewish Civilization, from its Near Eastern roots to contemporary times, from the rabbis to the uncertainties of the year 2000.

A social and intellectual history of Judaism with emphasis on the interaction between Jewish and non-Jewish cultures and civilizations.

An interactive and interdisciplinary experience for the student, with the instructor providing the general framework in introductory presentations, U-M specialists in Judaic Studies offering guest lectures on the major topics of Jewish history and religion, and discussion sessions giving the opportunity for direct contact with primary sources.

No prerequisites. Grades are based on attendance, daily readings of primary sources, midterm, final and a term paper.

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