|JST 3000||Introduction to Jewish Studies|
(Same as MES 3710.) A survey of Jewish experience since Biblical times, with special attention to the modern period (c. 1680-1945) and contemporary period (1945-present). Students synthesize material drawn from numerous disciplines, including film, history, literature, philosophy, religious studies, sociology, and women’s studies. The course is facilitated by a lead teacher, with regular guest lectures by faculty and experts from different fields. Topics vary with faculty.
|JST 3500||Jewish Studies Internship|
Faculty-supervised internship. Placement to be determined in consultation with student. Possibilities include a synagogue, school, museum, theater, anti-defamation organization, civil/human rights organization, charitable fund, nursing home, film or book festival, community center, or periodical. This course may include a Signature Experience component.