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Course Offerings Spring 2019

 

Amherst College Course Offerings

 

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 Offerings

 

Course Number

Section

Title

Faculty

Class Time

HACU152

01

Introduction to Buddhism

Tsering

MW 2:30-3:50pm






 

Mount Holyoke College Course Offerings

 

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 Offerings

 

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





 

UMass Amherst Course Offerings

 

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