2009-2010 Undergraduate 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.”

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

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

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, Language Level 1)

See HEBR B403 for Intermediate Hebrew.

HEBR B248 Modern Middle East Cities

(Harrold, Division I; cross-listed as POLS B248 and CITY B248) Not offered in 2009-10.

HEBR B261 Palestine and Israeli Society

(Neuman, Division I; cross-listed as ANTH B261 and HIST B261) Not offered in 2009-10.

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

(Harrold, Division I; cross-listed as POLS B283 and HIST B283) Not offered in 2009-10.

HEBR B320 Topics in German Literature and Culture

(Schlipphacke, Division III; cross-listed as GERM B320, COML B320, ENGL B320, and HART B320) Not offered in 2009-10.

HEBR B342 Middle Eastern Diasporas

(Neuman, Division I; cross-listed as ANTH B342 and GNST B342) Not offered in 2009-10.

HEBR B380 Topics in Contemporary Art

(Saltzman, Division III; cross-listed as HART B380 and GERM B380) Not offered in 2009-10.

HEBR B403 Supervised Work in Intermediate Hebrew

(Amitai)