Courses

SPRING 2019
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ID Instructor(s) Campus Subject # Course Title Prerequisites
159801 Barjamovic, Gojko FAS AKKAD AB Introductory Akkadian II  
131771 Barjamovic, Gojko FAS AKKAD 120R Intermediate Akkadian I Akkadian AA/AB series.
211066 Steinkeller, Piotr FAS AKKAD 160 Old Babylonian Economic Text  
118849 Teeter, David HDS ANE 120A Intro to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament 1  
211195 Hawkins, Laura FAS ANE 106 Ancient Mesopotamian Literature: 2000 years of early storytelling  
121973 Barmada abida, Nour FAS ARABIC 134 Colloquial Levantine Arabic Anti-req: Cannot be taken for credit if Arabic 135 already complete
127804 Barmada abida, Nour FAS ARABIC BB - 001 Intermediate Arabic II Arabic AA/AB series, and Arabic BA, or equivalent.
127804 Barmada abida, Nour FAS ARABIC BB - 002 Intermediate Arabic II Arabic AA/AB series, and Arabic BA, or equivalent.
113215 El-Rouayheb, Khaled FAS ARABIC 249R Arabic Philosophical Texts: Seminar Three years of Arabic or equivalent.
156121 El-Rouayheb, Khaled & Nasser, Shady FAS ARABIC 251R Classical Arabic Texts: Seminar Three years of Arabic. Students are expected to be able to read 15-20 pages of classical Arabic per week.
112096 Granara, William FAS ARABIC 130B Upper-Level Classical Arabic II Arabic 130a or equivalent, or may be taken separately with permission of the instructor.
108970 Granara, William FAS ARABIC 242BR Arabic 5: Modern Arabic Poetry Four years of Modern Arabic or equivalent.
118412 Granara, William and staff FAS ARABIC 241BR Arabic Bridge  
120127 Korica-Sullivan, Nevenka FAS ARABIC 131B - 001 Upper-Level Modern Arabic II Arabic 131a or equivalent.
120127 Korica-Sullivan, Nevenka FAS ARABIC 131B - 002 Upper-Level Modern Arabic II Arabic 131a or equivalent.
159876 Korica-Sullivan, Nevenka and staff FAS ARABIC AB - 001 Elementary Arabic  
159876 Korica-Sullivan, Nevenka and staff FAS ARABIC AB - 002 Elementary Arabic  
159876 Korica-Sullivan, Nevenka and staff FAS ARABIC AB - 003 Elementary Arabic  
159876 Korica-Sullivan, Nevenka and staff FAS ARABIC AB - 004 Elementary Arabic  
159876 Korica-Sullivan, Nevenka and staff FAS ARABIC AB - 005 Elementary Arabic  
109801 Nasser, Shady FAS ARABIC 243AR Advanced Readings in Classical Arabic Bridge I: Historical Sources Three years of Arabic or equivalent level of proficiency.
114142 Cohen, Shaye, Mirriam-Simma Walfish FAS ARAMAIC B Targumic Aramaic Two years of biblical Hebrew, or the equivalent; and one semester of Aramaic.
205908 Gulesserian, Lisa FAS ARMEN AB Elementary Modern Armenian Armenian AA/AB sequence, or equivalent.
207660 Gulesserian, Lisa FAS ARMEN BB Intermediate Modern Armenian II Armenian AA/AB sequence, or equivalent.
211203 Gulesserian, Lisa FAS ARMEN 163 Revolutionary Women: Contemporary Fiction of Dissent in Context  
159881 Levenson, Jon HDS CLAS-HEB AB Elementary Classical Hebrew  
122693 Levenson, Jon HDS CLAS-HEB 130BR Rapid Reading Classical Hebrew II Classical Hebrew 130a or equivalent.
123873 Teeter, David HDS CLAS-HEB 120B Intermediate Classical Hebrew II Classical Hebrew 120a or equivalent.
126692 Manuelian, Peter FAS EGYPTIAN AB The Language of the Pharaohs Egyptian Aa, Middle Egyptian I or consent of instructor.
120897 Levenson, Jon HDS HEBREW 236 The Song at the Sea: Seminar An introductory course in the critical study of the Hebrew Bible and a solid command of Hebrew grammar (any period).
211072 Stern, David FAS HEBREW 137 Child-Sacrifice, Pros and Cons  
210972 Stern, David FAS HEBREW 255 The Passover Haggadah Two years of Hebrew.
211312 Teeter, David HDS HEBREW 256 The Poetics of Biblical Composition  
125910 Asani, Ali FAS ISLAMCIV 186 Ismaili History and Thought Introductory course on Islam or permission of instructor.
144341 Asani, Ali FAS ISLAMCIV 241R Indo-Muslim Culture and So. Asian Islam Introductory coursework on Islam, Islamic Civilizations 178 (formerly Religion 1820), or equivalent.
205248 Husayn, Nebil FAS ISLAMCIV 135 Early and Medieval Islamic History  
205305 Ousmane, Kane HDS ISLAMCIV 179 Critical Perspectives on the Dynamics and Development of Islam in Africa  
109243 Ousmane, Kane HDS ISLAMCIV 170 Islam, Modernity, and Politics  
211155 Zeghal, Malika FAS ISLAMCIV 218 Modern Islamic Institutions Arabic reading proficiency preferable.
159988 Aharony, Irit FAS MOD-HEB BB Elementary Modern Hebrew  
111756 Aharony, Irit FAS MOD-HEB 120B Intermediate Modern Hebrew II Modern Hebrew 120a.
126531 Aharony, Irit FAS MOD-HEB 130B Advanced Modern Hebrew II Modern Hebrew 130a, or equivalent level of proficiency.
107349 Zeghal, Malika FAS MODMDEST 100 Introduction to the Modern Middle East  
111799 Barjamovic, Gojko FAS NEC 98 Tutorial - Junior Year  
159992 Barjamovic, Gojko FAS NEC 99B Tutorial - Senior Year  
110914 Barjamovic, Gojko FAS NEC 101 Historical Background to the Contemporary Middle East  
203473 Nasser, Shady FAS NEC 299A NELC Doctoral Colloquium: Research, Resources and Pedagogy  
211199 Zeghal, Malika FAS NEC 370 Teaching  
211200 Zeghal, Malika FAS NEC 380 Research  
211198 Zeghal, Malika FAS NEC 360 Course-Related Work  
211354 Ames, Robert FAS PERSIAN 105 Beyond Akhlāq: Ethical Literatures of the Persianate World While the course assumes no prior knowledge of Persian language or literature, some familiarity with it and/or Islamic studies would be helpful.
159991 Dayani, Sheida FAS PERSIAN AB Elementary Persian  
109547 Dayani, Sheida FAS PERSIAN 130BR Advanced Persian II Persian B or equivalent, or permission of the instructor.
113367 Dayani, Sheida / Shahvand, Shahrad FAS PERSIAN BB Intermediate Persian II  
210888 Boylston, Nicholas FAS PERSIAN 108 Persian Sufi Literature  
121504 Steinkeller, Piotr FAS SUMERIAN 200R Studies in Sumerian Language  
118971 Steinkeller, Piotr FAS SUMERIAN 210 Sumerian History Seminar  
159868 Demir, Meryem FAS TURKISH AB Elementary Modern Turkish  
110700 Demir, Meryem FAS TURKISH 120B Intermediate Modern Turkish II Turkish 120a or equivalent.
118285 Taskomur, Himmet FAS TURKISH 140B Intro to Ottoman Turkish II Turkish 140a or equivalent.
126431 Taskomur, Himmet FAS TURKISH 150B Advanced Ottoman Turkish II Turkish 140 or equivalent; one year of Arabic or Persian desirable.
211210 Taskomur, Himmet Kafadar, Cemal FAS TURKISH 200 Advanced Readings in Islamicate Sources Turkish 150 or permission of the instructor.
159871 Feldman, Sara FAS YIDDISH AB Elementary Yiddish II No prerequisites.
119875 Feldman, Sara FAS YIDDISH BB Intermediate Yiddish II Yiddish Ba or permission of the instructor.
211187 Feldman, Sara FAS YIDDISH 118 Yiddish Cinema No prior knowledge of Yiddish or film studies required.

 

FALL 2018
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ID Instructor Subject # Course Title
110013 Barjamovic, Gojko AKKAD 157 Introduction to Old Assyrian Language and History
114320 Barjamovic, Gojko  AKKAD AA Introductory Akkadian I
111624 Steinkeller, Piotr AKKAD 154 Peripheral Akkadian
110014 Barjamovic, Gojko ANE 103 Ancient Lives
207757 Zakovitch, Yair ANE 209 Biographies in the Hebrew Bible
112869 Alkyam, Sami ARABIC 241AR Advanced Modern Arabic Bridge: Language, Literature, and Culture I
108971 Alkyam, Sami ARABIC 242AR Arabic Five
116746 Alkyam, Sami  ARABIC AA 001 - Elementary Arabic I
116746 Alkyam, Sami  ARABIC AA 002 - Elementary Arabic I
116746 Alkyam, Sami  ARABIC AA 003 - Elementary Arabic I
116746 Alkyam, Sami ARABIC AA 004 - Elementary Arabic I
116746 Alkyam, Sami  ARABIC AA 005 - Elementary Arabic I
109425 Barmada, Nour ARABIC BA 001 - Intermediate Arabic I
109425 Barmada, Nour ARABIC BA 002 - Intermediate Arabic I
109802 El-Rouayheb, Khaled ARABIC 243BR Introduction to the Rational Sciences
114034 Granara, William ARABIC 130A Upper-Level Classical Arabic I
121346 Korica-Sullivan, Nevenka ARABIC 131A 001 - Upper-Level Modern Arabic l
121346 Korica-Sullivan, Nevenka ARABIC 131A 002 - Upper-Level Modern Arabic l
114291 Nasser, Shady ARABIC 245R Themes in Classical Arabic Literature
116764 Levenson, Jon ARAMAIC A Introduction to Biblical Aramaic
205906 Gulesserian, Lisa ARMEN AA Elementary Modern Armenian I
207657 Gulesserian, Lisa ARMEN BA Intermediate Modern Armenian I
123023 Levenson, Jon CLAS-HEB AA Elementary Classical Hebrew
116431 Levenson, Jon CLAS-HEB 120A Intermediate Classical Hebrew
122692 Levenson, Jon CLAS-HEB 130AR Rapid Reading Classical Hebrew I
160234 Manuelian, Peter EGYPTIAN 200 Egyptian Text Reading
126691 Manuelian, Peter EGYPTIAN AA The Language of the Pharaohs: Introduction to Egyptian Hieroglyphs I
207795 Cohen, Shaye HEBREW 159 Studies in the Babylonian Talmud: Parents and Children
116498 Levenson, Jon HEBREW 218 The Joseph Story and the Book of Esther
112948 Stern, David HEBREW 153 Critical Study of Midrash
207756 Zakovitch, Yair HEBREW 204 Reading the Song of Songs
144341 Asani, Ali ISLAMCIV 241R Approaches to Studying Indo-Muslim Culture and South Asian Islam
161217 Asani, Ali ISLAMCIV 184 Muslim Devotional Literatures in South Asia: Qawwalis, Sufiana Kalam (Sufi Poetry) and the Ginans
210887 Boylston, Nicholas ISLAMCIV 138 Ethics in Islamic Tradition
121928 El-Rouayheb, Khaled ISLAMCIV 145A Introduction to Islamic Philosophy and Theology: The Classical and Medieval period
205305 Kane, Ousmane ISLAMCIV 179 Critical Perspectives on the Dynamics and Development of Islam in Africa
208302 Nasser, Shady ISLAMCIV 99 The Quran in Muslim Life and Practice
116199 Harris, Jay JEWISHST 111 Modern Jewish Thought
203082 Zaritt, Saul JEWISHST 179 Postwar Jewish American Culture
110947 Aharony, Irit MOD-HEB 120A Intermediate Modern Hebrew I
114218 Aharony, Irit MOD-HEB BA Elementary Modern Hebrew
119630 Aharony, Irit MOD-HEB 130A Advanced Modern Hebrew I
127670 Aharony, Irit MOD-HEB 241R Advanced Seminar in Modern Hebrew: Israeli Culture: Cinema & Literature
117327 Granara, William MODMDEST 200A Approaches to Middle Eastern Studies
111799 Barjamovic, Gojko NEC 98 Tutorial - Junior Year
118983 Barjamovic, Gojko NEC 99A Tutorial - Senior Year
204053 Nasser, Shady NEC 299B NELC Doctoral Colloquium: Research, Resources and Pedagogy
109546 Dayani, Sheida PERSIAN 130AR Introduction to Persian Literature: Seminar
111324 Dayani, Sheida PERSIAN BA Intermediate Persian I
123051 Dayani, Sheida PERSIAN AA Elementary Persian I
148063 Steinkeller, Piotr SUMERIAN 145 Sumerian Incantations and Rituals
111729 Demir, Meryem TURKISH AA Elementary Modern Turkish
113576 Demir, Meryem TURKISH 120A Intermediate Modern Turkish
118284 Taskomur, Himmet TURKISH 140A Intro to Ottoman Turkish I
126430 Taskomur, Himmet TURKISH 150A Advanced Ottoman Turkish I
114058 Feldman, Sara YIDDISH AA Elementary Yiddish I
119874 Feldman, Sara YIDDISH BA Intermediate Yiddish I
123432 Feldman, Sara YIDDISH CA Advanced Yiddish I
207574 Zaritt, Saul YIDDISH 107 The Politics of Yiddish