Course Changes and Cancellations

Changes to Harvard Divinity School's 2013-14 class offerings made after their publication in June 2013 are noted below. All updates will be also reflected in the online course listings. This information is complete as of January 30, 2014.

New Courses

Fall 2013

HDS 2387: Complementarity and Its Discontents: Sexual Difference in Premodern Christianity and Contemporary Debate
Cameron Elliot Partridge
0.50 credits. Fall 2013. Thurs 4-7pm.

HDS 3004: The Arts of Buddhist Ministry: Teaching, Leadership and Pastoral Care in Buddhist Community
Willa B. Miller
0.50 credits. Fall 2013. Wed 4-6pm.

HDS 3228: Readings in Early Modern Japanese History
David L. Howell
0.50 credits. Fall 2013. Fri 1-4pm. FAS.

HDS 3390: A Clash of Civilizations? Hindus and Muslims in South Asia
Harpreet Singh
0.50 credits. Fall 2013. Wed 3-5pm. FAS.

HDS 3528: Thinking Critically About Emptiness: History of Madhyamaka Philosophy in South Asia
Shenghai Li
0.50 credits. Fall 2013. Mon 2-5pm. FAS.

HDS 3719: Modern Yiddish Literature
Ruth R. Wisse
0.50 credits. Fall 2013. Thurs 2-4pm. FAS.

Spring 2014

HDS 2113: Christianity and Classical Culture
Albertus G. A. Horsting
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Tue Thu noon-1pm. FAS, Boylston Hall, Room 203.

HDS 2369: Religion, Ethics, and Politics: Key Texts of the Western Tradition
Mara Willard
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Mon Wed 10-11am.

HDS 2690: Religion, Gender, and Culture Colloquium: Feminist Theory and Theology
Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Wed 4-6pm.

HDS 2925: Administration and Leadership
Emily Click
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Thurs 2-4pm

HDS 3006: Visual Piety in Hinduism
Frank J. Korom
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Wed 2-4pm.

HDS 3021: Political Leadership of Women in the Classical Period of Islam
Zilka Spahic Siljak
0.50 credits. Spring 2014.

HDS 3350: Sources and Methods for Research in Islamic Studies
M. Shahab Ahmed
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Wed 5-8pm. FAS.

HDS 3529: Work and Religion in Modern South Asia
Parimal Patil
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Mon Wed noon-1pm. FAS.

HDS 3540: Buddhist Literature in South Asia and Beyond
Shenghai Li
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Wed 3-6pm. FAS.

HDS 3719: Modern Yiddish Literature
Ruth R. Wisse
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Tue Thu 11am-noon. FAS.

HDS 3723: From Type to Self in the Middle Ages
Luis M. Girón Negrón
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Mon Wed noon-1pm. FAS.

HDS 3944: Understanding the Role of Islam in Politics: Religion, Human Rights and Democracy
Jocelyne Cesari
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Thurs noon-2pm.

Course Changes

Fall 2013

HDS 3819: Existential-Phenomenological Anthropology
Michael D. Jackson
0.50 credits. Fall 2013. Day/time change: Thurs noon-2pm.

HDS 4220: Intermediate Greek I
Judy R. Haley
0.50 credits. Fall 2013. Day/time change: Mon Wed 6-7:30pm.

Spring 2014

HDS 1454: 'Wisdom and Torah' in the Book of Proverbs. An Interpretation of Proverbs 1-9 and 28-31
Bernd U. Schipper
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Day/time change: Mon noon-2pm.

HDS 2382: Twentieth Century Theological Method: An Introduction
David C. Lamberth
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Day/time change: Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm. Rockefeller Hall, Room 117.

HDS 2599: Race, Class and the Making of American Religion
Marla Frederick
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Day/time change: Wed 10am-noon. FAS, Barker Center, Room 230 (Locke).

HDS 2936: Clinical Chaplaincy: Interfaith Caregiving Skills and Practice
Chris Berlin
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Day/time change: Tues 4-6:30pm.

HDS 2975: United Church of Christ Polity
Elizabeth Ann King
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Moved from Fall 2013 to Spring 2014: Mon 2-5pm.

HDS 3108: Sex, Gender, and Religion in Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Syria-Palestine
Jacquelyn Williamson
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Day/time change: Mon noon-2pm.

HDS 3200: African American Religions: An Introduction
Jonathan L. Walton
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Day/time change: Tue Thu 10-11:30am.

HDS 3414: Religious Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict in Modern South Asia
Harpreet Singh
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Moved from Fall 2013 to Spring 2014: Tues 3-5pm. FAS.

HDS 3721: The Self Writing the Self: Autobiography and Religion
Janet Gyatso
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Day/time change: Wed 10am-noon.

HDS 3818: Ritualization, Play, and Transitional Phenomena
Michael D. Jackson
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Day/time change: Thurs 2-4pm.

HDS 3883: Islamic Theological Texts: Seminar
Khaled El-Rouayheb
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Day/time change: Mon 2-4pm. FAS.

HDS 4021: Intermediate Classical Hebrew II
David Andrew Teeter
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Day/time change: M W F 11am-noon. Divinity Hall, Room 213.

HDS 4043: Advanced Modern Hebrew II
Irit Aharony
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Day/time change: Mon Wed 1-3pm. FAS.

HDS 4158: Elementary Coptic II
Karen L. King
0.50 credits. Spring 2014. Day/time change: Mon Wed 10-11am.

Course Cancellations

Fall 2013

HDS 3568: Advanced Topics in Buddhist Philosophy - Conference Course

Spring 2014

HDS 1115: History of the Ancient Near East

HDS 2200: Armenian Magical Texts

HDS 2384: Contemporary Challenges in Religion and International Affairs

HDS 2802: Religion, Ecology, and Human Rights

HDS 2851: Religious Literacy Project Seminar

HDS 3106: Religion, Mediation and the Senses

HDS 3419: Contemporary Politics of South Asia

HDS 3970: Why They/We Hate Us/Them: Islam, History, Violence and Identity

HDS 4161: Intermediate Coptic