Current and Upcoming Course Offerings in
Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies

 

AUTUMN 2015

BIBHEB 201/521 Biblical Hebrew Poetry (5 cr.)
M/W/F 10:30-11:50
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

NEAR E 202 Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament (5 cr.)
M/W/F 1:30-2:50
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

NEAR E 296 Introduction to the Archaeology of Egypt (5 cr.)
T/TH 1:30-3:20
Instructor: Prof. Stephanie Selover

 

HSTAM 111 The Ancient World
M/T/W/TH/F 10:30-11:20
Instructor: Prof. Joel Walker

 

HSTCMP 590 Jerusalem: From King David to the Crusades
TH 1:30-3:20
Instructor: Prof. Joel Walker

 

JSIS C 322 Gospels and Jesus of Nazareth (5 cr.)
M/W 9:30-11:20
Instructor: Prof. Michael Williams

 

JSIS C 472 Topics in Early Christianity (this offering: "Paul and Christian Origins”) (5 cr.)
T/TH 1:30-3:20
Instructor: Prof. Michael Williams

 

UGARIT 201/521 Ugaritic I (5 cr.)
T/TH 10:30-12:50
Instructor: Prof. Scott Noegel

 

 

WINTER 2016

BIBHEB 202/522 Inscriptions from Biblical Times (5 cr.)
M/W/F 10:30-11:50
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

NEAR E 311/511 The Archaeology of Biblical Israel (5 cr.)
M/W 3:30-5:20
Instructor: Prof. Stephanie Selover

 

NEAR E 312/512 Looting and Loss: The Recent Destruction of Cultural Heritage Sites in the Middle East (5 cr.)
T/TH 3:20-5:20
Instructor: Prof. Stephanie Selover

 

JSIS C 590 Topic this offering: Heterodox Cosmologies and Social Behavior (5 cr.)
T/TH 3:30-6:20
Instructor: Prof. Michael Williams

 

UGARIT 202/522 Ugaritic II (5 cr.)
T/TH 10:30-12:50
Instructor: Prof. Scott Noegel

 

JSIS C 495/JSIS C 502 Beyond Comparison: the History of Early Judaism and Christianity (5 cr)
M/W 2:30-4:20pm
Instructor: Prof. Mika Ahuvia

 

JSIS C 155 Heroes, Heretics and Radicals: The Beginnings of Judaism and Christianity (5 cr)
T/TH 1:30-3:20pm
Instructor: Prof. Mika Ahuvia


 

SPRING 2016

ARAMIC 201/521 Biblical Aramaic (5 cr.)
M/W/F 10:30-11:50
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

NEAR E 306/506 History of Biblical Interpretation (3 cr.)
M/W 1:30-2:50 F: Sections
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

JSIS C 333/533 Gender, Sex & Religion (5 cr)
M/T/W/TH 12:30-1:20
Instructor: Prof. Mika Ahuvia

 

JSIS C 220 Introduction to the New Testament (5 cr.)
T/TH 9:30-11:20
Instructor: Prof. Michael Williams

 

NEAR E 313/513 Ancient Technologies of the Near East (5 cr.)
T/TH 1:30-3:20
Instructor: Prof. Stephanie Selover

 

NEAR E 314 Archaeology of Early Islam (5 cr.)
M/W 3:30-5:20
Instructor: Prof. Stephanie Selover


UGARIT 203/523 Ugaritic III (5 cr.)
T/TH 10:30-12:50
Instructor: Prof. Scott Noegel

 

NEAR E 596 Ancient Sacred Texts: Artifice, Context, and Function (3 cr.)
T 1:30-3:20
Instructor: Prof. Scott Noegel

 

 

SUMMER 2016

A Term NEAR E 201 Introduction to the Ancient Near East (5 cr.)
M/T/W 9:10-12:20
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

B Term NEAR E 202 Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament (5 cr.)
M/T/W 9:10-12:20
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

 

AUTUMN 2016

BIBHEB 101/501 Elementary Biblical Hebrew I (5 cr.)
M/W/F 10:30-11:50
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

NEAR E 201 Introduction to the Ancient Near East (5 cr.)
M/W 1:30-3:20 F: Sections
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

NEAR E 312 Looting and Loss: The Recent Destruction of Cultural Heritage Sites in the Middle East (5 cr.)
M/W 3:30-5:20
Instructor: Prof. Stephanie Selover

 

NEAR E TBD Archaeology of Ancient Iran (5 cr.)
T/TH 3:30-5:20
Instructor: Prof. Stephanie Selover

 

HSTAM 111 The Ancient World
M/T/W/TH/F 10:30-11:20
Instructor: Prof. Joel Walker

 

JSIS C 145 Introduction to Judaism (5 cr.)
M/T/W/TH 12:30-1:20
Instructor: Prof. MIka Ahuvia

 

JSIS C 322 Gospels and Jesus of Nazareth (5 cr.)
M/W 9:30-11:20
Instructor: Prof. Michael Williams

 

JSIS C 412 "Gnosticism” and Early Christianity (5 cr.)
M/W 9:30-11:20
Instructor: Prof. Michael Williams

 

BIBHEB 203/523 Biblical Prophetic Texts (5 cr.)
T/TH 10:30-12:20
Instructor: Prof. Scott Noegel

 

NEAR E 590 Seminar in Near Eastern Civilization: Ancient Cosmologies (3 cr.) Graduate students only.
T 1:30-3:20
Instructor: Prof. Scott Noegel

 

 

WINTER 2017

BIBHEB 102/502 Elementary Biblical Hebrew II (5 cr.)
M/W/F 10:30-11:50
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

NEAR E TBD Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (5 cr.)
T/TH 1:30-3:20
Instructor: Prof. Stephanie Selover

 

JSIS C 201 Introduction to Western World Religions (5 cr.)
M/T/W/TH 11:30-12:20
Instructor: Prof. MIka Ahuvia

 

JSIS C 258/NELC 4XX Introduction to Rabbincs (5 cr.)
M/W 1:30-3:20
Instructor: Prof. MIka Ahuvia

 

HON 211 Jerusalem: From King David to the Crusades
T/W/H 10:30-11:50
Instructor: Prof. Joel Walker

 

JSISB 502/HIST 590 Bull of Heaven and Earth: Animals, Sacrifice, and Religion in the Ancient World
TH 1:30-4:20
Instructor: Prof. Joel Walker

 

JSIS C 520 Topic in Early Christianity: Topic TBD (5 cr.)
TH 3:30-6:20
Instructor: Prof. Michael Williams

 

BIBHEB 204/524 The Book of Job (5 cr.)
T/TH 10:30-12:20
Instructor: Prof. Scott Noegel

 

 

SPRING 2017

BIBHEB 103/503 Biblical Hebrew Prose (5 cr.)
M/W/F 10:30-11:50
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

NEAR E 309 Death and the Afterlife in the Ancient Near East (5 cr.)
M/W 1:30-3:20 F: Sections
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

NEAR E TBD Archaeology of Religion (5 cr.)
M/W 3:30-5:20
Instructor: Prof. Stephanie Selover

 

NEAR E TBD Archaeology of Western Anatolia (5 cr.)
T/TH 3:30-5:20
Instructor: Prof. Stephanie Selover

 

HSTAM 325 The Empires of Ancient Iran
T/H 10:30-12:20
Instructor: Prof. Joel Walker

 

JSIS C 333/533 Gender, Sex, and Religion (5 cr.)
M/T/W/TH 12:30-1:20
Instructor: Prof. MIka Ahuvia

 

JSIS C 220 Introduction to the New Testament (5 cr.)
T/TH 9:30-11:20
Instructor: Prof. Michael Williams

 

BIBHEB 205/525 Medieval Hebrew Poetry (5 cr.)
T/TH 10:30-12:20
Instructor: Prof. Scott Noegel

 

 

SUMMER 2017 (tentative)

A Term NEAR E 201 Introduction to the Ancient Near East (5 cr.)
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

B Term NEAR E 202 Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament (5 cr.)
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

A/B Terms BIBHEB Intensive Biblical Hebrew (10 cr.)
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

 

AUTUMN 2017

BIBHEB 201/521 Biblical Hebrew Poetry (5 cr.)
M/W/F 10:30-11:50
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

NEAR E 202 Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament (5 cr.)
M/W/F 1:30-2:50
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

NEAR E TBD Archaeology of Warfare and Empires (5 cr.)
T/TH 1:30-3:20
Instructor: Prof. Stephanie Selover

 

HSTAM 111 The Ancient World
M/T/W/TH/F 10:30-11:20
Instructor: Prof. Joel Walker

 

JSIS C 145 Introduction to Judaism (5 cr.)
M/T/W/TH 11:30-12:20
Instructor: Prof. MIka Ahuvia

 

UGARIT 201/521 Ugaritic I (5 cr.)
T/TH 10:30-12:50
Instructor: Prof. Scott Noegel

 

 

WINTER 2018

BIBHEB 202/522 Inscriptions from Biblical Times (5 cr.)
M/W/F 10:30-11:50
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

NEAR E TBD Introduction to the Archaeology of Egypt (5 cr.)
T/TH 1:30-3:20
Instructor: Prof. Stephanie Selover

 

NEAR E TBD Archaeology of Biblical Israel (5 cr.)
M/W 3:30-5:20
Instructor: Prof. Stephanie Selover

 

HON 211 Bull of Heaven and Earth: Animal-Human Relations from Paleolithic Cave Art to the Chicago Stockyards
TH 1:30-4:20
Instructor: Prof. Joel Walker

 

HIST 590/JSISB 590 Christian Communities of the Middle East
T/TH 10:30-11:50
Instructor: Prof. Joel Walker

 

JSIS C 201 Introduction to Western World Religion (5 cr.)
M/T/W/TH 11:30-12:20
Instructor: Prof. MIka Ahuvia

 

JSIS C 502 Religion from a Comparative Perspective (5 cr.)
M/W 1:30-3:20
Instructor: Prof. MIka Ahuvia

 

UGARIT 202/522 Ugaritic II (5 cr.)
T/TH 10:30-12:50
Instructor: Prof. Scott Noegel

 

 

SPRING 2018

ARAMIC 201/521 Biblical Aramaic (5 cr.)
M/W/F 10:30-11:50
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

NEAR E 306/506 History of Biblical Interpretation (3 cr.)
M/W 1:30-2:50 F: Sections
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

NEAR E 313/513 Ancient Technologies of the Near East (5 cr.)
T/TH 3:30-5:20
Instructor: Prof. Stephanie Selover

 

NEAR E 314 Archaeology of Early Islam (5 cr.)
M/W 3:30-5:20
Instructor: Prof. Stephanie Selover

 

HSTAM 314 The Fall of Rome and the World of Late Antiquity
M/W/F 10:30-11:50
Instructor: Prof. Joel Walker

 

JSIS C 333/533 Gender, Sex, and Religion (5 cr.)
M/T/W/TH 12:30-1:20
Instructor: Prof. MIka Ahuvia

 

UGARIT 203/523 Ugaritic III (5 cr.)
T/TH 10:30-12:50
Instructor: Prof. Scott Noegel

 

NEAR E 590 Seminar in Near Eastern Civilization: TBD (3 cr.) Graduate students only.
T 1:30-3:20
Instructor: Prof. Scott Noegel

 

 

SUMMER 2018 (tentative)

A Term NEAR E 201 Introduction to the Ancient Near East (5 cr.)
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin

 

B Term NEAR E 202 Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament (5 cr.)
Instructor: Dr. Gary Martin