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Hebrew and Judaic Studies: 2009-2010

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Description

Hebrew language instruction is available at Bryn Mawr through the intermediate level. At Haverford, Judaic Studies courses are offered by the Department of Religion. Bryn Mawr also offers several courses which complement Haverford’s offerings in Judaic Studies. All of these courses are listed in the Tri-Co Course Guide under the heading “Hebrew and Judaic Studies.”

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Faculty

Coordinators
Russell Scott, Acting Chair of Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies at Bryn Mawr College
Tracey Hucks, Chair of Religion at Haverford College

Faculty at Bryn Mawr
Lecturer Amiram Amitai
Lecturer Deborah Harrold (on leave Semester I)
Visiting Assistant Professor Tamara Neuman

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Courses

  • HEBR B001, B002 Elementary Hebrew
    A.Amitai
    This is a year-long course. This course prepares students for reading classical religious texts as well as modern literary work. It covers grammar, composition, and conversation with primary emphasis on fluency in reading as well as the development of basic conversational skills.

    See HEBR B403 for Intermediate Hebrew.

    HEBR B248 Modern Middle East Cities (cross-listed as POLS B248 and CITY B248)
    D.Harrold
    Not offered in 2009-10.

    HEBR B261 Palestine and Israeli Society (Cross-listed as ANTH B261 and HIST B261)
    T.Neuman
    Not offered in 2009-10.

    HEBR B283 Introduction to the Politics of the Modern Middle East and North Africa (Cross-listed as POLS B283 and HIST B283)
    D.Harrold
    Not offered in 2009-10.

    HEBR B320 Topics in German Literature and Culture (Cross-listed as GERM B320, COML B320, ENGL B320, and HART B320)
    H.Schlipphacke
    Not offered in 2009-10.

    HEBR B342 Middle Eastern Diasporas (Cross- listed as ANTH B342 and GNST B342)
    T.Neuman
    Not offered in 2009-10.

    HEBR B380 Topics in Contemporary Art (Cross-listed as HART B380 and GERM B380)
    L.Saltzman
    Not offered in 2009-10.

    HEBR B403 Supervised Work in Intermediate Hebrew
    A.Amitai

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