Winter 2017 Courses

  • List is subject to change; courses may be added before the quarter begins.
  • Majors and minors must take courses for a letter grade.
  • To petition a course for the major/minor, submit a student petition to the Study of Religion office upon enrollment.
  • Courses that focus on a single religious tradition are designated as follows: (B) Buddhism, (C) Christianity, (EA) East Asian, (H) Hinduism, (I) Islam, (J) Judaism, (P) Paganism.

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1-unit, P/NP grading, not applicable toward major or minor
RELI 87 Beginning Meditation & Four Noble Truths SE 894056 Verdicchio


Applicable toward Minor only
Introduction to Culture LE
HUM 1 Foundations of Western Civilization: Israel & Greece LE    
MMW 12 Classical & Medieval Traditions LE
RELI 1 Introduction to Religion LE Kalleres
SOCI 2 The Study of Society


Arts & Humanities
HIEA 137 Women & Family in Chinese History LE 891436 Lu
HIEU 107 Pagan Europe & Its Christian Aftermath (C) LE 891443 Caciola
HIEU 158 Why Hitler? How Auschwitz? LE 891448 Hertz
HINE 102 The Jews in Their Homeland in Antiquity (J) LE 891569 Goodblatt  
HINE 113 Ancient Near Eastern Mythology LE 891571 Propp  
HINE 116 Mid East in the Age of European Empires LE 891572 Kayali
HINE 119 U.S. Mid-East Policy Post WWII LE 891573 Provence
JUDA 102 Intermediate Hebrew Texts (J) LE 895765 Propp
LTCS 150 Topics in Cultural Studies: "Muslims" in Film LE 891724 Woodhull By petition
LTEU 105 Medieval Studies: Dante LE 891798 Jed
LTWL 100 Mythology: Comparative World Mythology LE 891761 duBois
LTWL 135 The Buddhist Imaginary (B) LE 891763 Cohen
LTWL 168 Death and Desire in India (H) LE 891766 Cohen
PHIL 185 Philosophy of Religion LE 892718 Nelkin
RELI 149 Islam in America (DEI) ("I" designation added 4/2017) LE 887580 Rahimi
RELI 189 Seminar in Religion: Material Religion SE 887581 Kalleres
VIS 120B Roman Art LE 889096 Woods
VIS 121AN Art Experience in Middle Ages LE 889097 Tronzo By petition
Social Sciences
ANAR 153 The Mysterious Maya LE 890388 Braswell
ANSC 136 Traditional Chinese Society LE 890397 Jordan
ETHN 188 African Americans, Religion & the City LE 892550 Staff
POLI 136 Religion and Politics LE 891126 Magagna By petition
POLI 110B Sovereigns, Subjects & Mod State: Machiavelli to Rousseau LE 891116 Wiens
SOCI 188E Community & Social Change in Africa LE 889283 Jules-Rosette