2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog

2008-2009 Catalog

Hebrew and Judaic Studies

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.”


Amiram Amitai, Lecturer
Deborah Harrold, Lecturer
Tamara Neuman, Visiting Assistant Professor (on leave semester I)

HEBR B001, B002 Elementary Hebrew

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. (Amitai)

See HEBR B403 for Intermediate Hebrew.

HEBR B211 Primo Levi, the Holocaust and Its Aftermath

(Patruno, Division III; cross-listed as COML B211 and ITAL B211) Not offered in 2008-09.

HEBR B248 Modern Middle East Cities

(Harrold, Division I; cross-listed as CITY B248 and POLS B248)

HEBR B261 Palestine and Israeli Society

(Neuman, Division I; cross-listed as ANTH B261 and HIST B261) Not offered in 2008-09.

HEBR B283 Introduction to the Politics of the Modern Middle East and North Africa

(Harrold, Division I; cross-listed as HIST B283 and POLS B283) Not offered in 2008-09.

HEBR B320 Topics in German Literature and Culture

(Schlipphacke, Division III; cross-listed as COML B320, ENGL B320, GERM B320 and HART B320) Not offered in 2008-09.

HEBR B342 Middle Eastern Diasporas

(Neuman, Division I; cross-listed as ANTH B342 and GNST B342) Not offered in 2008-09.

HEBR B380 Topics in Contemporary Art: Visual Culture and the Holocaust

(Saltzman, Division III; cross-listed as HART B380 and GERM B380)

HEBR B403 Supervised Work in Intermediate Hebrew


Updated August 25, 2008 by Tracy Kellmer