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ARABIC-102: Second Semester Arabic (5 units; U )

Elements of reading and writing contemporary literary Arabic.

Notes:
Open to native speakers of Arabic only w/cons instr. Prereq: Arabic 101(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (4 retro crs).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    5 LEC 002 32143 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MTWRF 01/21-05/08 Oulhaj, Abdellatif CRT 303  
    5 LEC 003 32144 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWRF 01/21-05/08 Hindi, Islam CRT 303  

ARABIC-111: Cultures and Civilizations of the Muslim Middle East (3 units; U ; HU)

Muslim Middle East through historical and ethnographic materials; reading of Quran and some modern literature.

Notes:
Prereq: none.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 20926 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Al Bukhari, Juman BOL B83  
Audit never allowed.
HU   3 LEC 002 22229 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Al Bukhari, Juman BOL B83  
Audit never allowed.

ARABIC-199: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
Retakable 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 20243 - 01/21-05/08 Ouali, Hamid TBA  

ARABIC-202: Fourth Semester Arabic (5 units; U )

Continuation of 201. Noun forms. Use of cases. Particles and prepositions. Introduction to Arabic verse.

Notes:
Open to native speakers of Arabic only w/cons instr. Prereq: Arabic 201(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (12 retro crs).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    5 LEC 001 20571 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWRF 01/21-05/08 Al Lababidi, Zafer CRT 103  

ARABIC-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 course work.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 20053 - 01/21-05/08   OFF CAMPUS  

ARABIC-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 course work.

Notes:
Retakable 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 18380 - 01/21-05/08   OFF CAMPUS  

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

Advanced independent work under the supervision of a faculty member. For more information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 gpa; cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 20052 - 01/21-05/08 Ouali, Hamid TBA  
Consent required to audit.

CLASSIC 274(HEBR ST 274): Ancient Egyptian Civilization (3 units; U ; HU)

Culture of Egypt, with particular attention to its literature reflecting social, political, and religious conditions; emphasis on Egyptian-Hebrew contacts during the second millennium.

Notes:
Classic (Hebr St) 274 & Hist 274 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 33643 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/08 Precourt, Bruce BOL B60  

CLASSIC-390: Egyptian Mythology (3 units; U ; HU)

Egyptian myths and ancient religious practices, emphasizing religious thought in Greco-Roman Egypt.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 19768 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Precourt, Bruce BOL B87  

COMPLIT-360: Seminar in Literature and Cultural Experience: (3 units; U/G )

How culture is expressed in literary works with specific emphasis on how dominant and marginalized groups are represented in literature.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Paul the Apostle
    3 SEM 001 32735 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Williams, Demetrius CRT 221  

HEBR ST-102: Second Semester Hebrew (4 units; U )

Continuation of Hebr St 101. Language laboratory required.

Notes:
Not open to native speakers of Hebrew. No cr for students who have cr in Hebr St 53 & 54. Prereq: Hebr St 101(P) or 51(P) & 52(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (4 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001 21091 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MTWR 01/21-05/08 Ben-yitschak, Yael CRT B13  

HEBR ST-202: Fourth-Semester Hebrew (4 units; U )

Continuation of Hebr St 201.

Notes:
Not open to native speakers of Hebrew. Prereq: Hebr St 201(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (11 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001 20319 2:00 PM-3:50 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Ben-yitschak, Yael CRT B13  
to be a 4 credit course

HEBR ST-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 31612 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Baum, Rachel CUN 107  

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
    3 LEC 001 22233 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Margolis, Dana CRT 209  

HIST-280: Islamic Civilization: The Formative Period, ca. 500-1258 (3 units; U ; HU)

The rise and spread of Islam in medieval times; its social and political history and its contribution to world civilization.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 20927 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Amster, Ellen BOL B92  

HIST-401: Topics in Middle Eastern History: (3 units; U/G )

Selected themes and issues in Middle Eastern history.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9cr max. Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Women in Islamic History
    3 LEC 001 21525 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Amster, Ellen BOL B91  

INTLST-550: Senior Seminar in International Studies: (3 units; U/G )

Interdisciplinary seminar with emphasis on functional/regional problems in world affairs.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: declared Intl Stds major or minor, or cons instr or prog coord.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Affect, Art, & Politics
    3 SEM 001 22071 12:30 PM-3:15 PM T 01/21-05/08 Stern, Nathaniel LUB S165  
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 29916 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Baum, Rachel CUN 107  
Taught w/Hebrew St 261.

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 33310 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/08 Brusin, David LAP 250