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Course Offerings Fall 2018

Amherst College Course Offerings

 

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

RELI111

01

Introduction to Religion

Doran, Niditch

MWF 10:00-10:50am

RELI166

01

Beginning the Bible

Niditch

MWF 11:00-11:50am

RELI187

01

Introduction to Islamic Traditions

Jaffer

WF12:30-1:50pm

RELI215

01

The Cognitive Science of Religion

Dole

MW 12:30-1:50pm

RELI220

01

Christianity and Islam in West Africa

Vaughan

MW 12:30-1:50pm

RELI287

01

Islamic Intellectual Tradition: The Classics

Jaffer

TH 1:00-3:30pm

RELI318

01

The Problem of Evil

Dole

T TH 11:30-12:50pm

ANTH248

01

Islamophobia

Dole

T TH 1:00-2:20pm

ASLC260

01

Buddhist Art of Asia

Morse

MWF 10:00-10:50pm

SOCI345

01

Model Minorities: Jewish and Asian Americans

Bergoffen, Odo

W 2:00-4:30pm





 

Hampshire College Course Offerings

 

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

HACU285

01

Emptiness

Rafal Stepien

T TH 10:30-11:50am






 

Mount Holyoke College Course Offerings

 

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

RELIG181

01

Introduction to African Diaspora Religion

TBA

M W 11:00-12:15pm

RELIG234

01

Women and Gender in Judaism

M. Benjamin

M F 9:30-10:45am

RELIG331

01

Childhood and Children in Religion

M. Benjamin

TH 1:30-4:20pm


 

 

 

 

Smith College Course Offerings

 

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

REL105

01

An Introduction to World Religions

Carol Zaleski

 

REL125

01

The Jewish Tradition

Lois C. Dubin

 

REL200

01

Colloquium: Approaches to the Study of Religion

Joel S. Kaminsky

 

REL204

01

Blasphemy

Vera Shevzov

 

REL205

01

Philosophy of Religion

Carol Zaleski

 

REL221

01

Philosophers and Mystics

Lois C. Dubin

 

REL245

01

Introduction to the Islamic Traditions

Suleiman Ali Mourad

 

REL247

01

The Qur’an

Suleiman Ali Mourad

 

REL270

01

Zen Buddhism and Japanese Culture

Jamie Hubbard

 

REL279

01

COLQ: Buddhist Thought

Jamie Hubbard

 





 

UMass Amherst Course Offerings

 

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

ARTHIST 348

01

Islamic Art and Architecture

Walter Denny

M W F 12:20-1:10pm

CLASSICS 224

01

Greek Mythology

TBA

M W F 11:15-12:05pm

ENGLISH 203

01

Bible Myth/ Literature/ Society

David Toomey

T TH 2:30-3:45pm

HISTORY 112

01

Introduction to World Religions

Jason Moralee

M W 10:10-11:00am

HISTORY 397MV

01

Islamic Movements in History

Anne Broadbridge

T TH 10:00-11:15am

JAPANESE 140  01 Introduction to Religion in Japan Reiko Sono M W 2:30-3:45pm

JUDAIC 101

01

The Jewish Experience I: Ancient to Medieval

Susan Shapiro

T TH 11:30-12:45pm

JUDAIC 102

01

The Jewish Experience II: Medieval to Modern

Aviva Ben-Ur

T TH 10:00-11:15pm

JUDAIC 363

01

Religion and State: Jewish Secularism and the Emergence of European Modernity

Susan Shapiro

T TH 2:30-3:45pm

MIDEAST 361

01

Sufism: Islamic Mystical Traditions and Legacies

Malissa Taylor

M W 4:00-5:15pm