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TopUMass Amherst Course Offerings

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

Judaic 101

1

The Jewish People I

Susan Shapiro

TuTh 1:00-2:15

Judaic 101

2

The Jewish People I

David Bernat

TuTh 11:30-12:45

Judaic 102

1

The Jewish People II

Ralph Melnick

TuTh 10:00-11:15

Judaic 102

2

The Jewish People II

David Bernat

TuTh 1:00-2:15

Judaic 102

3

The Jewish People II

Adi Gordon

TuTh 10:10-11:25

Judaic 318

1

Family and Sexuality in Jewish History and Culture

Jay Berkovitz

TuTh 11:30-12:45

Judaic 354

1 Jewish Theater and Film Olga Gershenson We 4:00-6:45

Judaic 363

1 Negotiating Religion and State: Jewish Secularism & the Emergence of European Modernity Susan Shapiro We 2:30-5:15

Judaic 385

1 Jews of Eastern Europe Olga Gershenson TuTh 2:30-3:45

Judaic 397B

1 Jewish Art N. Couch Mo 4:00-6:45

Hist 112

1 Introduction to World Religions Jason Moralee MoWe 10:10-11:00

Hist 593RR

1 Seminar-Race, Religion, and Nation in East Asia Staff MoWe 4:00-5:15

Phil 383

1 Intro to Philosophy of Religion Staff MoWeFr 12:20-1:10

Art-Hist 354

1 Art of Buddhism Christine Ho TuTh 2:30-3:45

Comp-Lit 141

1 Good&Evil: East-West Annette Lienau TuTh 4:00-4:50

German 363

1 Witches: Myth and Reality Kerstin Mueller Dembling MoWeFr 1:25-2:15

Sociol 321

1 Sociology of Religion Zehra Parvez TuTh 1:00-2:15

Japanese197G

1 Buddhist Cultures in the World Reiko Sono MoWe 2:30-3:45

TopHampshire College Course Offerings

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

HACU-0176

1 Religious Experience and Literary Form A. Hodder MoWe 1:00-2:20

IA-0199

1 High Spirits: Reading and Writing About Spirituality D. Gorlin TuTh 12:30-1:50

CSI-0225

1 The Battle Between Science and Religion in reproductive Health Policy M. Fried TuTh 2:00-3:20

TopAmherst College Course Offerings

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

RELI 111

1

Introduction to Religion

Robert Doran, Susan Niditch

MoWeFr 10:00-10:50

RELI 152

1 Introduction to Buddhist Traditions Maria Heim TuTh 10:00-11:20

RELI 181

1 The Qur'an: the Text and its Readers Mourad TuTh 1:00-2:20

RELI 236

1 Liberal Religion in the United States David Wills MoWe 2:00-3:20

RELI 263

1 Ancient Israel Susan Niditch MoWeFr 11:00-11:50

RELI 322

1 Religion, Empires, and Secular States in the Nineteenth Century Ringer TuTh 10:00-11:20

ASCL 453

1 Images and Icons Samuel Morse We 2:00-4:30

TopMount Holyoke Course Offerings

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

HIST 228

1

Ancient Rome

Geoffrey Sumi

MoWe 2:40-3:55

RELI 102

1

Introduction to Islam

A. Steinfels

TuTh 2:40-3:55

RELI 104

1

Introduction to the New Testament

M. Penn

MoWe 11:00-12:15

RELI 163

1

Introduction to Buddhism

S. Mrozik

TuTh 2:40-3:55

RELI 167

1

Hinduism: An Introduction

I. Peterson

MoWe 11:00-12:15

RELI 225

1

Love/ Friendship in Judaism

L. Fine

TuTh 1:15-2:30

RELI 252

1

Magic, Prayer, and Sacrifice

A. Steinfels

TuTh 11:30-12:45

RELI 256

1

What Didn't Make the Bible?

M. Penn

 MoWe 2:40-3:55

TopSmith College Course Offerings

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

RELI 105

1

An Intro to World Religions

Vera Shevzov; Carol Zaleski

TuTh 10:30-11:50

RELI 162

1

Intro to the Bible I

Joel Kaminsky

MoWeFr 11:00-12:10

RELI 200

1

Colq: APPR to Study Religion

Andy Rotman

MoWe 2:40-4:00

RELI 205

1

Philosophy of Religion

Carol Zaleski

TuTh 1:00-2:20

RELI 223

1

Modern Jews: Global Diaspora

Lois Dubin

TuTh 3:00-4:20

RELI 227

2

Women and Gender: Jewish History

Lois Dubin

TuTh 1:00-2:20

RELI 245

1

The Islamic Tradition

Suleiman Mourad

MoWe 9:00-10:20

RELI 247

2

The Qur'an

Suleiman Mourad

MoWeFr 11:00-12:10

RELI 275

1

Religious History of SO Asia: Ancient Medieval

Andy Rotman

MoWe 1:10-2:30