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Course Offerings Spring 2019

UMass Amherst

Course Number Section Title Faculty Class Time
Anthro494RI 01 Religion Evolution Sievert MWF 11:15-12:05pm
Classics224 01 Greek Mythology Hutchins MWF 1:25-2:15pm
Comp-Lit340 01 Mystical Literature Barr T TH 1:00-2:15pm
FrenchSt297U 01 The Undead Souths: Southern Gothic and Francophone Mythologies Mensah T TH 11:30-12:45pm
German363 01 Witches: Myth and Reality Dembling MWF 1:25-2:15pm
History112H 01 Introduction to World Religions Ware MW 1:00-2:15pm
History387 01 The Holocaust Donson MW 11:30-12:20pm
History394AI 01 Age of the Crusades Broadbridge MWF 10:10-11:00am
Judaic101 01 The Jewish Experience I: Ancient to Medieval Shapiro T TH 11:30-12:45pm
Judaic102 01 The Jewish Experience II: Medieval to Modern Ben-Ur T TH 10:00-11:15am
Judaic345 01 Jews and the Challenges of Modernity Melnick MW 2:30-3:45pm
Judaic354 01 Film, Literature, Jews Gershenson W 4:00-6:45pm
Judaic375 01 The Jewish Experience in the Atlantic World Ben-Ur T TH 1:00-2:15p
Judaic383 01 Women, Gender, Judaism Shapiro T TH 2:30-3:45pm
Judaic386 01 Jewish Art Couch T TH 4:00-5:15pm
MidEast392P 01 Islamic Political Thought: From Revelation to Revolution March M 2:30-5:15pm
MidEast397E 01 Ethnic and Religious Conflicts in the Modern Middle East Mohammadpour T TH 2:30-3:45
Phil383 01 ​Introduction to Philosophy of Religion Gibbs MWF 12:20-1:10pm

Amherst College

Course Number Section Title Faculty Class Time
RELI125 01 Personal Religion in the Bible and Beyond Niditch MWF 10:00-10:50am
RELI127 01 Ethics and the Hebrew Scriptures Niditch MWF 12:00-2:50pm
RELI128 01 Religion and Popular Culture Jeffries WF12:30-1:50pm
RELI129 01 Ethnographic Methods in Religious Studies Amoruso T TH 8:30-9:50am
RELI143 01 Religion in Ancient India Heim T TH 10:00-11:20am
RELI152 01 Introduction to Buddhist Traditions Heim T TH 11:30-12:50pm
RELI210 01 What is Religion Anyway? Theories and Methods Jaffer T TH 2:30-3:50
REL225 01 Christianity, Ecology, and Environmental Responsibility Powell T TH 10:00-11:20am
REL226 01 Romanticism, Religion, and American Democracy Friesner W 2:00-4:30pm
REL273 01 Christian Scriptures Doran MWF 11:00-11:50am
REL325 01 Spirit Possession Amoruso T 1:00-3:30pm
REL385 01 The Quran and Its Controversies Jaffer TH 1:00-3:30pm

Hampshire College

Course Number Section Title Faculty Class Time
HACU152 01 Introduction to Buddhism Tsering MW 2:30-3:50pm

Mount Holyoke College

Course Number Section Title Faculty Class Time
RELIG112 01 Introduction to Judaism Benjamin TBD
RELIG225NR 01 Women in New Religious Movements Coleman-Tobias TBD
RELIG241 01 Women and Buddhism Mrozik TBD
RELIG265 01 Sacred Food and Eating in Judaism Benjamin TBD
RELIG267 01 Buddhist Ethics Mrozik TBD
RELIG331AF 01 African American Spiritualities of Dissent Coleman-Tobias ​TBD

Smith College

Course Number Section Title Faculty Class Time
ANT274 01 The Anthropology of Religion Hota T TH 1:00-2:50pm
PHI108 01 The Meaning of Life Dubin/Garfield T TH 3:00-4:20pm
REL171 01 Introduction to Contemporary Hinduism Rotman MW 2:40-4:00pm
REL112 01 Introduction to the BIble I Kaminsky MWF 11:00-12:10pm
REL204 01 Blasphemy Shevzov T TH 10:30-11:50am
REL223 01 The Modern Jewish Experience Dubin T TH 9:00-10:20am
REL242 01 The Russian Icon: Culture and Politics and the Sacred Shevzov T TH 1:00-2:20pm
REL246 01 Muslims, Modernity, and Islam Mourad T TH 9:00-10:20am
REL249 01 Islamic Popular Music Mourad/Sarkissian T TH 1:00-2:50pm