Department of History - Dulles Hall.
Department of History - Dulles Hall.
Course Numbersort descending Course Title Course Description Level Field of Study
2450 Ancient and Medieval Jewish History, 300 BCE-1100 CE

Introduction to the history of Jewish communities, religion, and culture in the Near East from the Greco-Roman period to the First Crusade.

Undergraduate Jewish History
2451 Medieval and Early Modern Jewish History, 700-1700 CE

Introduction to the history of Jewish communities, religion, and culture in Europe during the Medieval and Early Modern periods.

Undergraduate Jewish History
2452 Modern Jewish History 1700-Present

Study of the history of Jewish communities and Judaism from the early modern period to the early 21st century.

Undergraduate Jewish History
2453 History of Zionism and Modern Israel

The history of Zionist movement and the modern state of Israel from beginnings to present.

Undergraduate Jewish History
2454 History of Anti-Semitism

Study of the development of anti-Semitism, the history of anti-Semitic ideologies and practices, and different Jewish responses to anti-Semitism over time.

Undergraduate Jewish History
2455 Jews in American Film

A study of how modern Jews appear in film compared with historical reality.

Undergraduate Jewish History
2475 History of the Holocaust

Study of the state-sponsored murder of millions of Jews and non-Jews by the Nazis and their collaborators during World War II.

Undergraduate Jewish History
3353 Jewish Communities under Islamic Rule

Lecture and discussion course examining the experiences of Jewish communities in predominantly Muslim societies from the advent of Islam through ca. 1800. Sometimes this course is offered in a distance-only format. Prereq: English 1110.xx and any History 2000-level course, or permission of instructor. GE historical study and diversity global studies course.

Undergraduate Jewish History
3450 History of Ancient Israel (to 300 BCE)

Survey of the history and historiography of Israel from its origins to the advent of Hellenism.

Undergraduate Jewish History
3455 Jewish Life from the Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Life and thought of European and Mediterranean Jews in the early modern period. Sometimes this course is offered in a distance-only format.

Undergraduate Jewish History
3460 European Jewish History, 1789-1989

Study of European Jewish Communities from the French Revolution through the end of the Cold War.

Undergraduate Jewish History
3465 American Jewish History

Study of topics in American Jewish history from the colonial era to the present. Sometimes this course is offered in a distance-only format.

Undergraduate Jewish History
3470 Messiahs and Messianism in Jewish History

The history of Jewish messianic ideas and of Jewish messianic leadership from ancient to modern times.

Undergraduate Jewish History
H4450 Readings in Jewish History (Honors)

Advanced readings on selected topics in Jewish History.

Undergraduate Jewish History
4450 Readings in Jewish History

Advanced readings on selected topics in Jewish History.

Undergraduate Jewish History
E4450 Readings in Jewish History

Advanced readings on selected topics in Jewish History.

Undergraduate Jewish History
4475 Research Seminar in Jewish History

Research Seminar in Jewish History.

Undergraduate Jewish History
E4475 Research Seminar in Jewish History

Advanced research and writing on selected topics in Jewish History.

Undergraduate Jewish History
H4475 Research Seminar in Jewish History (Honors)

Advanced research and writing on selected topics in Jewish History.

Undergraduate Jewish History
5450 Special Topics in Jewish History

Advanced course in Jewish History. Topics Vary.

Undergraduate and Graduate Jewish History
7450 Studies in Jewish History

An intensive study of selected issues in Jewish history; emphasis on problems posed by available source material and by current research in the area.

Undergraduate Jewish History
8450 Seminar in Jewish History

Graduate Research Seminar in Jewish History. Topics will vary.

Graduate Jewish History