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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered byAustralian Centre for Jewish Civilisation
School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Campus(es)Caulfield, Clayton

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • Available as a minor only.

Description

Jewish studies equips students with an understanding of Jewish civilisation in its many aspects - language and literature, history, theology, philosophy, rabbinics, law, politics and sociology. The first-year gateway units provide students with an understanding of the foundations of Jewish history, followed by more specialised electives across a diverse range of disciplines and areas of study. The minor offers several overseas units based at the Monash Prato CentreMonash Prato Centre (http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/prato/) in Italy. Students may also undertake a minor in the Yiddish language stream.

Units

Minor in Jewish studies

Students studying a minorminor (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2014handbooks/undergrad/arts-07.html) in Jewish studies must complete four units (24 points), including:

(a.) two first year gateway unitsgateway units (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2014handbooks/undergrad/arts-08.html) (12 points):

  • ATS1322 Conflict and coexistence: Jews, Christians, Muslims
  • ATS1960 The Jews in the modern world

(b.) one elective unit from List A (6 points)

(c.) one elective unit from List A or List B (6 points)

Elective units

List A
  • ATS2600 The Holocaust
  • ATS2611 Imagining God: Mysticism, heresy and reason
  • ATS3284 Final journey: Remembering the Holocaust*
  • ATS3287 War and peace: Models of conflict resolution*
  • ATS3582 The history of the Arab-Israeli conflict
  • ATS3585 Sacred texts
  • ATS3599 Modern Israel: History, politics and society
List B
  • ATS2057 Genocide
  • ATS2610 Ancient religions
  • ATS3124 Breadlines behind the Iron Curtain: Everyday life in communist Eastern Europe
  • ATS3314 Seeking justice: South Africa and Rwanda**
  • ATS3580 The Middle East in the modern world
  • ATS3583 The Holocaust in film
  • ATS3608 Myth and meaning in ancient worlds
  • ATS3632 Post-conflict: Justice, memory, reconciliation
  • ATS3888 Race and class in American literature
  • ATS3955 Writing destruction: Literature of war
  • ATS3956 Trauma and memory in the modern world

* Taught in Prato, Italy. This unit will require payment of an additional fee that may cover items such as accommodation, entry fees, excursions, coaches, transfers, flights and university administration.

** Taught in South Africa. This unit will require payment of an additional fee that may cover items such as accommodation, entry fees, excursions, coaches, transfers, flights and university administration.

Minor in Jewish studies: Yiddish language stream

Students studying a minor in Jewish studies, Yiddish language stream must complete four units (24 points) from the list below:

  • ATS1336 Yiddish language, culture and literature 1A
  • ATS1337 Yiddish language, culture and literature 1B
  • ATS2795 Yiddish language, culture and literature 2A
  • ATS2796 Yiddish language, culture and literature 2B
  • ATS3814 Yiddish language, culture and literature 3A
  • ATS3815 Yiddish language, culture and literature 3B

Relevant courses

Bachelors

Single degrees

  • 0002 Bachelor of Arts
  • 3907 Bachelor of Arts (English Language)
  • 3910 Bachelor of Arts (Global)
  • 4077 Bachelor of Arts (International)
  • 1366 Bachelor of Arts (Languages)
  • 1638 Bachelor of Arts Scholars Program
  • 4042 Bachelor of Journalism
  • 0202 Bachelor of Letters
  • 1275 Bachelor of Professional Communication

Double degrees

  • 4640 Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • 4098 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business
  • 0550 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • 0553 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance)
  • 0555 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Management)
  • 0556 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
  • 0542 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 0170 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Economics
  • 1541 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • 1641 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
  • 0080 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws
  • 3054 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music
  • 0530 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science
  • 3426 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Work
  • 0002 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Theology
  • 3779 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Visual Arts
  • 4097 Bachelor of Arts Scholars Program and Bachelor of Commerce Scholars Program
  • 4403 Bachelor of Arts (Global) and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 3537 Bachelor of Arts (Global) and Bachelor of Science
  • 4634 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • 4644 Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • 4426 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Business
  • 4425 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4069 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Science
  • 4648 Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts