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Current Course Offering

  • 2012/2013
  • 2013/2014

The following is a complete list of courses offered in English at TAU International for bachelor-level study abroad students in the academic year 2012/2013. For more information on any course, please see the online syllabi linked to in each section.

Classes meet at the same time and day each week according to the details below (e.g. a course listed as meeting Mon/Wed 2:00PM – 4:00PM meets every Monday and Wednesday during the semester from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.)

Courses with fewer than five students registered will be cancelled.

FALL SEMESTER 2012

JEWISH STUDIES

Day

Hours

Day

Hours

The Jewish World in the Modern Era - Prof. R. Rockaway

2120.5300.02

MON

10:00-12:00

WED

10:00-12:00

History of Anti -Semitism - Dr. K. Beller

2120.0539.02

MON

10:00-12:00

WED

10:00-12:00

Jewish Identity in Israel and the Diaspora - Prof. Y. Bar-Shalom

2120.0176.02

MON

16:00-20:00

   

Judaism And Christianity In Conflict  - Prof. J. Cohen (Begins October 15th. 2013)

2120.0169.03

TUE

12:00-16:00

   

"After Auschwitz": Images of the Holocaust in Contemporary Culture - Dr. R. Perry

2120.0124.02

MON

10:00-12:00

WED

10:00-12:00

The Essence of Judaism - Dr. M. Gresser

2120.0109.02

TUE

10:00-12:00

THU

10:00-12:00

Introduction to Modern Jewish Philosophy - Dr. Eli Schonfeld

1662.1300.01

SUN

14:00-16:00

 MON

14:00-16:00

ISRAEL STUDIES

       

One Hundred Years: History and Memory in Tel Aviv-Jaffa - Dr. M Wein

2120.0533.02

TUE

16:00-20:00

   

Israeli Politics -Dr. E. Klauber

2120.0112.02

TUE

12:00-14:00

THU

12:00-14:00

MIDDLE EAST STUDIES

       

Israel And The Middle East - Prof. A. Susser

2120.5100.01

MON

12:00-14:00

THU

12:00-14:00

Radical Islamic Movements (Ideology And Structure) - Dr. B. Berti

2120.2163.01

TUE

10:00-12:00

THU

10:00-12:00

History of the Middle East in the Modern Period - Dr. B. Friedman

2120.1200.01

MON

16:00-18:00

WED

16:00-18:00

Ideologies And Intellectual Movements In The Modern Middle East  - Dr. I. Gershoni

2120.0216.03

TUE

14:00-16:00

THU

14:00-16:00

Globalization, Media And Civil Society: The Struggle Over  - The Islamic Message - Dr. Elisheva Machlis

1662.2201.01

MON

12:00-14:00

WED

12:00-14:00

ART STUDIES

       

Introduction to Israeli Art: From The Founding of Bezalel (1906), Up To The 21st Century  - Dr. R. Shusterman

2120.0987.02

TUE

12:00-14:00

THU

12:00-14:00

Acting Workshop - Ms. M. Bat-Adam

2120.0478.02

THU

16:00-18:00

   

Israeli Cinema and the Culture of Modern Israel - Dr. S. Duvdevani

2120.0468.02

MON

12:00-16:00

   

LIFE SCIENCES

       

Israel And The Environment - Dr. S. Fleischer

2120.1392.01

TUE

16:30-20:00

   

MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS

       

The Israeli Economy - Dr. P. Rivlin

2120.0177.03

MON

14:00-16:00

WED

14:00-16:00

SOCIAL SCIENCE

       

Introduction to Developmental Psychology - Dr. Sheily Vardimon

1662.1600.01

SUN

16:00-18:00

 THU

10:00-12:00

Introduction to Psychopathology - Dr. Dorit Shikeyrisky (Year Course)

1662.1601.01

WED

12:00-14:00

   

Freud and Beyond: The Evolution of Psychoanalytic Though - Dr. Ruth Zeligman (Year Course)

1662.1603.01

SUN

14:00-16:00

   

Statistics and Research Methods - Dr. Dafna Pelati

1662.1604.01

WED

12:00-14:00

   

Introduction to Social Psychology – Dr. Ronny Berger

1662.1602.01

MON

14:00-18:00

   

ARABIC

       

Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic - Mr. M. Guggenheimer (Begins October 15th. 2013)

2120.0980.01

TUE

10:00-12:00

THU

10:00-12:00

PHILOSOPHY

       

What is Metaphysics? – Dr. Shai Frogel

1662.1402.01

SUN

14:00-16:00

 WED

14:00-16:00

Philosophy and the Arts - Prof. Eli Friedlander

1662.1104.01

TUE

14:00-18:00

   

Introduction to Modern Philosophy- Dr. Noa Zauderer Naaman

1662.1403.01

TUE

10:00-14:00

   

Introduction to Ethics - Dr. Miri Rozmarin

1662.1404.01

TUE

10:00-14:00

   

Philosophy of Mind – An Introduction – Dr. Zoe Gutzeit

1662.1405.01

MON

18:00-20:00

THU

18:00-20:00

LITERATURE

       

Origins of Western Literature - Lecture - Noam Reisner

1662.1100.01

SUN

10:00-14:00

   

Origins of Western Literature - Exercise - Omri Luzon

1662.1107.01

WED

14:15-15:15

   

DIGITAL CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION

       

Techno-Utopia: Introduction to the Social and Cultural History of the Internet - Dr. Schneider David

1662.1501.01

THU

14:00-18:00

   

Cyber-Knowledge: Information and Deception on the World Wide Web - Dr. Boaz Miller

1662.1502.01

MON

10:00-12:00

WED

10:00-12:00

The Media is the Medium: Religion, Spirituality, and New Media - Dr. Carmel Vaisman

1662.2501.01

SUN

10:00-14:00

   

A Window to Computer Science – Prof. Benny Chor

1662.2502.01

TUE

14:00-16:00

THU

15:00-16:00

GENERAL STUDIES

       

Academic Writing - Dr. Sonia Weiner

1662.1102.01

MON

10:00-12:00

WED

10:00-12:00

Academic Writing – Mr. Robin Shochat-Bagon

1662.1102.03

TUE

10:00-14:00

   
 

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2013

JEWISH STUDIES

Day

Hours

Day

Hours

The Jewish World in the Modern Era - Prof. R. Rockaway

2120.5300.02

MON

10:00-12:00

WED

10:00-12:00

History of Anti -Semitism - Dr. K. Beller

2120.0539.02

MON

10:00-12:00

WED

10:00-12:00

The Jews And The Passion, From The Gospels To Gibson  - Prof. J. Cohen

2120.0256.02

TUE

12:00-16:00

   

Jewish Identity in Israel and the Diaspora - Prof. Y. Bar-Shalom

2120.0176.02

MON

16:00-20:00

   

Jewish Education The Reality And The Vision - Dr. R. Daniel

2120.0166.02

TBA

     

Contemporary Jewish Issues - Dr. M. Gresser

2120.0132.02

TUE

10:00-12:00

THU

10:00-12:00

"After Auschwitz": Images of the Holocaust in Contemporary Culture - Dr. R. Perry

2120.0124.02

TUE

10:00-12:00

THU

10:00-12:00

Canonical Jewish Texts - Dr. Hillel Ben Sasson

1662.1302.01

THU

14:00-18:00

   

ISRAEL STUDIES

       

Thinking Zionism – Intellectual History of a National Movement  - Dr. Yonit Efron 

TUE

10:00-14:00

   

Israeli Politics -Dr. E. Klauber

2120.0112.02

TUE

12:00-14:00

THU

12:00-14:00

One Hundred Years: History and Memory in Tel Aviv-Jaffa - Dr. M Wein

2120.0533.02

TUE

16:00-20:00

   

History of Israel, 1948-1967 - Dr. Anat Shtern

1662.1301.01

MON

16:00-20:00

   

MIDDLE EAST STUDIES

       

The Struggle For Palestine: The Roots Of The Arab-Israeli Conflict 

2120.1102.02

TBA

     

Radical Islamic Movements (Ideology And Structure) - Dr. B. Berti

2120.2163.01

MON

10:00-12:00

WED

10:00-12:00

Ideologies And Intellectual Movements In The Modern Middle East  - Dr. I. Gershoni

2120.0216.03

TUE

14:00-16:00

THU

14:00-16:00

Social and Cultural History of the Middle East  -Dr. On Barak

1662.1201.01

TUE

10:00-14:00

   

Women in Islamic Culture, Past and Present  - Dr. Keren Abbou

1662.2200.01

WED

14:00-18:00

   

ART STUDIES

       

Introduction to Israeli Art: From The Founding of Bezalel (1906), Up To The 21st Century  - Dr. R. Shusterman

2120.0987.02

TUE

12:00-14:00

THU

12:00-14:00

Screened Ideas: Thinking Through Film And Television  - Prof. S. Biderman

2120.0794.02

MON

18:00-20:00

WED

18:00-20:00

Acting Workshop - Ms. M. Bat-Adam

2120.0478.02

THU

16:00-18:00

   

Israeli Cinema and the Culture of Modern Israel - Dr. S. Duvdevani

2120.0468.02

MON

12:00-16:00

   

LIFE SCIENCES

       

Israel And The Environment - Dr. S. Fleischer

2120.1392.02

TUE

16:30-20:00

   

MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS

       

The Israeli Economy - Dr. P. Rivlin

2120.1172.02

MON

14:00-16:00

WED

14:00-16:00

SOCIAL SCIENCE

       

Sociology of Religion - Dr. S. Fisher

2120.0558.02

WED

14:00-18:00

   

Introduction to Psychopathology - Dr. Dorit Shikeyrisky (Year Course)

1662.1601.01

WED

12:00-14:00

   

Freud and Beyond: The Evolution of Psychoanalytic Though - Dr. Ruth Zeligman (Year Course)

1662.1603.01

SUN

14:00-16:00

   

Positive Psychology: Finding and Applications - Dr. Moshe Talmon

1662.2601.01

SUN

10:00-12:00

WED

10:00-12:00 

Statistics and Research Methods in Psychology – Dr. Dafna Palti

1662.1604.01

WED

12:00-14:00

   

ARABIC

       

Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic - Mr. M. Guggenheimer

2120.0980.01

TUE

10:00-12:00

THU

10:00-12:00

PHILOSOPHY

       

Science and Philosophy - Dr. Leo Corry

1662.1103.01

MON

14:00-18:00

   

Digital Culture & Virtual Reality: Conceptual Inquiry- Dr. Noa Gadi

1662.2500.01

MON 

12:00-16:00

   

Body and Mind: Integrative Approaches - Dr. Asaf Keidar

1662.2600.01

THU 

14:00-18:00

   

Guided Reading in Philosophical Texts - Dr. ZoeGotzeit

1662.2600.01

MON 

18:00-20:00

TUE

18:00-20:00 

Introduction to Rhetorical Theory: Power, Influence and the Battle for Meaning - Dr. Sharon Avital

1662.1106.02

TUE

12:00-14:00

THU

14:00-16:00 

DIGITAL CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION

       

Theories in Communication and Digital Media - Dr. Sharon Avital

1662.1503.01

 TUE

10:00-12:00

 THU

12:00-14:00

Digital Discourse: New Media Language and Dynamics - Dr. Carmel Vaisman

1662.1500.01

 TUE

14:00-18:00

   

GENERAL STUDIES

       

Academic Writing - Dr. Sonia Weiner

1662.1102.02

MON

10:00-12:00

WED

10:00-12:00

A Political History of the Economy – Prof. Michael Zakim

1662.1108.01

SUN

16:00-20:00

   
 

 

 

 

 

  1. Each semester students are advised to register to more than the required 5 courses but not to more than 7 courses.
  2. Each semester lasts 11 weeks, As a result, no early departures will be approved. Most courses will be given 4 hours per week, (usually two hours, twice a week), 3 credits each course. 
  3. The minimal study abroad semester requirement will be satisfied in the following way: Four ordinary courses and a language course (Hebrew or Arabic), or 5 courses, the minimal credit load is 15 credits per semester not including the preceding Hebrew intensive course Ulpan.
  4. Courses starting with the number 2120 are offered by the study abroad program, courses starting with the number 1662 are offered by the BA in Liberal Arts program.
  5. Some social science courses are year long course, semester students cannot join these courses.
  6. Courses with less than 10 students will be cancelled.
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