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Jewish Studies
Contact: Senior Lecturer Rachel Baum, rbaum@uwm.edu

Please visit: https://www4.uwm.edu/jewishstudies/index.cfm

Please note: The College of Letters & Science charges an additional special course fee for Distance Education (online) sections. These sections can be distinguished by a section number beginning with 2-- (e.g., 201, 202). If the special course fee is not listed in the Schedule of Classes, please contact Andy Cuneo, L&S Student Academic Services, via e-mail, acuneo@uwm.edu, or phone (414) 229-2787.
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JEWISH-199: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

Independent work under supervision of faculty or academic staff member. For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
15688 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

JEWISH-261: Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (3 units; U ; HU)

Holocaust literature and film; issues of representation and memory. Texts include memoirs, graphic novels, fiction, and documentaries.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Hebr St 238 with same topic. Hebr St 261 & Jewish 261 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001
21549 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Baum, Rachel HLT 190  
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 202
23980 - 09/03-12/12 Baum, Rachel ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

JEWISH-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101
18294 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

JEWISH-328: The Arab-Israeli Conflict (3 units; U/G )

Competing views about the Arab-Israeli conflict, especially its Palestinian dimension. History and evolution of the conflict; current issues and possible solutions.

Notes:
Comparative politics course. Jewish 328 & Pol Sci 328 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Counts as a repeat of Hebr St 238 with same topic. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
20269 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Brusin, David CRT 124  

JEWISH-350: Global Jewish Film and Television: (3 units; U )

Global Jewish identity in its historic and contemporary cultural dimensions through film and media texts, analysis, and criticism.

Notes:
FILMSTD 350 & JEWISH 350 are jointly offered; with the same subtitle, they count as repeats of one another. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Holocaust in Global Cinema
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
25872 - 09/03-12/12 Baum, Rachel ONLINE WEB Word
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

JEWISH-379: Introduction to Jewish History (3 units; U ; HU)

Historical survey of major currents in Jewish culture and society from antiquity to the present day, with particular focus on the modern era.

Notes:
Hist 379 & Jewish 379 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001
25739 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Berkowitz, Joel CRT 209  
Consent required to audit.

JEWISH-489: Internship in Jewish Studies, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of Jewish studies in business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above Jewish course; 2.50 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 101
22135 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

JEWISH-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101
18293 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

JEWISH-699: Advanced Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

Advanced level independent work under the supervision of a Jewish studies faculty or academic staff member.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
15691 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

JEWISH-799: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; G )

Independent reading or project; topic selected in consultation with supervising professor.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
15693 - 09/03-12/12 Mazor, Yair ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

 
Additional Courses - Jewish Studies
 
HEBR ST-101: First Semester Hebrew (4 units; U )

For students with no previous knowledge of Hebrew. Elements of reading and grammar, vocabulary building, and fundamental principles of the language. Reading in simple narrative Hebrew prose. Language laboratory required.

Notes:
Not open to native speakers of Hebrew. May not be taken for cr by students who have completed Hebr St 51 or 52. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 4 LEC 201
22197 - 09/03-12/12 Ben-yitschak, Yael ONLINE WEB  
Students will meet once a week in face-to-face online meetings with the instructor. Time TBD.
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

HEBR ST-201: Third-Semester Hebrew (4 units; U )

Advanced grammar and idiom. Easy selections from the Bible and later Hebrew literature.

Notes:
Not open to native speakers of Hebrew. Prereq: Hebr St 102(P) or 54(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 4 LEC 201
23414 - 09/03-12/12 Ben-yitschak, Yael ONLINE WEB  
Students will meet once a week in face-to-face online meetings with the instructor. Time TBD.
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Consent required to audit.

HEBR ST-231: Introduction to the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (3 units; U ; HU)

The books of the Jewish Scriptures/Christian Old Testament; brief survey of history of ancient Israel. Emphasis on reading biblical texts as ancient religious literature.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 201
21571 - 09/03-12/12 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

HEBR ST-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored programs before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101
18251 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  

HEBR ST-332: Women in the Bible (3 units; U )

Analyzes stories about women in the Old Testament from a literary, cultural and historical perspective; includes how these texts have influenced modern views of women.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
20480 - 09/03-12/12 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

HEBR ST-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored programs before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101
18249 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  

HEBR ST-699: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

Advanced independent work under the supervision of a Hebr St faculty or instructional academic staff member. Students must submit a study proposal. For more information, consult Hebr St prog coord.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
16847 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002
16848 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003
16849 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 004
16850 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 005
16851 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

HIST-363: Germany: Hitler and the Nazi Dictatorship (3 units; U/G )

Rise and fall of Third Reich; Weimar Republic and collapse; Hitler's conquest of power, national socialist state, World War II; catastrophe and reconstruction.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

Rise and fall of Third Reich; Weimar Republic and collapse; Hitler's conquest of power, national socialist state, World War II; catastrophe and reconstruction.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
21478 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Chu, Winson BOL B56  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
24675 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Chu, Winson BOL B56  

HIST-363G: Germany: Hitler and the Nazi Dictatorship (3 units; U/G )

Rise and fall of Third Reich; Weimar Republic and collapse; Hitler's conquest of power, national socialist state, World War II; catastrophe and reconstruction.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

Rise and fall of Third Reich; Weimar Republic and collapse; Hitler's conquest of power, national socialist state, World War II; catastrophe and reconstruction.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
21478 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Chu, Winson BOL B56  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
24675 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Chu, Winson BOL B56  

POL SCI-328: The Arab-Israeli Conflict (3 units; U/G )

Competing views about the Arab-Israeli conflict, especially its Palestinian dimension. History and evolution of the conflict; current issues and possible solutions.

Notes:
Comparative politics course. Jewish 328 & Pol Sci 328 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Counts as a repeat of Hebr St 238 with same topic. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
21165 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Brusin, David CRT 124  

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