Welcome to the University of Louisville Jewish Studies Program!
We host exciting public events and offer courses on global Jewish and related history, religion, literature, arts, culture, and more!
The following courses involve themes and materials relevant to the Jewish experience. Please check the university’s Schedule of Classes to see which are available next semester.
Additional Jewish Studies courses are planned for the future.
HUM 309: A Survey of Jewish Thought and Culture
HUM 311: The Hebrew Bible
HUM 315: Alternative Judaisms
HUM 317: Modern Jewish Thought
HUM 361: Youth in Jewish Fiction & Film
HUM 362: Bible as Literature
HUM 387: The Holocaust, Genocide, and the Global Imagination
HUM 510: Methods and Theories in the Study of Religion
HUM 514: Israel/Palestine
HUM 561: Youth in Jewish Fiction & Film
HUM 596: Christians, Muslims, and Jews in Medieval Spain
HUM 596: Home and Homeland in the Global Age
HIST 360: Modern Jewish History to 1900
HIST 361: Modern Jewish History: The 20th Century
HIST 512: The History of Jews in America
Information on our upcoming events will be posted soon. For the latest news, follow us on Facebook!
For questions or more information about Jewish Studies at the University of Louisville, please contact Professor Ranen Omer-Sherman