Graduate Courses

The courses listed below are provided by Student Information Services (SIS). This listing provides a snapshot of immediately available courses within this department and may not be complete. Course registration information can be found at sis.jhu.edu/classes.

Please consult the online course catalog for cross-listed courses and full course information.

Column one has the course number and section. Other columns show the course title, days offered, instructor's name, room number, if the course is cross-referenced with another pogram, and a option to view additional course information in a pop-up window.

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (08)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (06)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Seminar: Near Eastern Archaeology
AS.131.634 (01)

Topic varies but can include the archaeology of Mesopotamia, Syria, or Palestine, or thematic discussions (e.g., on ideology, state collapse, etc.).

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 19/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (04)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (10)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (02)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Art and Interaction in the Bronze Age Eastern Mediterranean
AS.010.625 (01)

The arts of the Near East, Aegean and Egypt are typically taught separately from one another. However, the Mediterranean Sea has always served as a connector, and the diverse cultures of these areas were in close contact with one another for much of their histories. During the Bronze Age (3000 to 1200 BCE), these interactions were particularly dynamic, resulting in a diversity of arts including wall frescoes, precious jewelry, and elaborate furnishings and weaponry. This course examines the arts of the interactions among Near Easterners, Greeks, Egyptians and others. It focuses special attention on the role of artistic products in intercultural relations, including trade, diplomacy, war and imperialism. Students are not expected to have extensive knowledge of all the areas, although some experience in at least one of them will be helpful. The course will interweave establishing a knowledge base necessary to tackle this topic with broader conceptual concerns and interdisciplinary approaches (art historical, archaeological, anthropological, and historical). There will be a final paper.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/12
  • PosTag(s): HART-ANC

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (03)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (07)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (09)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (05)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (06)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (04)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Elementary Akkadian
AS.132.600 (01)

An introduction to the paleography, grammar and lexicon of the Akkadian language, and the reading of simpler texts in that language. Co-listed with AS.130.381

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (03)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Old Egyptian
AS.133.630 (01)

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/12
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Advanced Sumerian
AS.132.710 (01)

We will read Letter Collection B and related materials in the original cuneiform.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/15
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Introduction to Middle Egyptian
AS.133.600 (01)

Introduction to the grammar and writing system of the classical language of the Egyptian Middle Kingdom (ca. 2135-2000 B.C.). In the second semester, literary texts and royal inscriptions will be read.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/7
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Egyptian Funerary Arts in the Archaeological Museum
AS.133.706 (01)

This class will aim to cover the production and choice of funerary objects for Egyptian elite tombs in several eras of antiquity: the Middle and New Kingdoms, the Third Intermediate Period, and the Late Periods. Students will work with specific objects after learning generally about them, and they will carry out analyses of materials, pigments, construction methods, and erosion and degradation effects. They will create a virtual exhibition for the Museum's website and present their results for inclusion in the museum cataloguing project.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

The Book Of Job
AS.134.604 (01)

Reading the Hebrew text of the book of Job with attention to philology, textual criticism, and various aspects of interpretation.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (02)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (05)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

History of Ancient Syria/Palestine
AS.134.660 (01)

A survey of the history of Ancient Syria and Canaan, including Ancient Israel.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 13/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Mesopotamian Seminar
AS.132.800 (01)

Research and discussion on topics of current interest.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 16/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (07)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Seminar in Egyptian Art and Archaeology
AS.133.750 (01)

The theme for this course will be archaeology of the Mut precinct in Luxor where Johns Hopkins is excavating. Study of the comparative materials from other sites will be central with the publication of the work approaching.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 9/9
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (08)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Middle Egyptian Texts
AS.133.610 (01)

In this course we read a variety of Middle Egyptian hieroglyphic compositions and documents. Knowledge of Middle Egyptian Required.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/12
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Akkadian Letters
AS.132.608 (01)

This course introduces students to letters written in the Akkadian language from a variety of historical periods. Recommended course background: AS.132.600 and AS.132.601.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/15
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Course # (Section) Title Day/Times Instructor Room PosTag(s) Info
AS.131.800 (08)Readings & ResearchHarrower, Michael James 
AS.131.800 (06)Readings & ResearchDelnero, Paul 
AS.131.634 (01)Seminar: Near Eastern ArchaeologyW 10:00AM - 12:00PMSchwartz, Glenn MGilman 130G
AS.131.800 (04)Readings & ResearchSchwartz, Glenn M 
AS.131.800 (10)Readings & ResearchStaff 
AS.131.800 (02)Readings & ResearchLewis, Theodore 
AS.131.848 (01)Dissertation ResearchBryan, Betsy Morrell 
AS.010.625 (01)Art and Interaction in the Bronze Age Eastern MediterraneanT 1:30PM - 3:30PMAnderson, Emily S.K., Feldman, MarianGilman 177HART-ANC
AS.131.800 (03)Readings & ResearchLauinger, Jacob 
AS.131.800 (07)Readings & ResearchJasnow, Richard 
AS.131.800 (09)Readings & ResearchFeldman, Marian 
AS.131.800 (05)Readings & ResearchBryan, Betsy Morrell 
AS.131.848 (06)Dissertation ResearchLewis, Theodore 
AS.131.848 (04)Dissertation ResearchDelnero, Paul 
AS.132.600 (01)Elementary AkkadianTh 1:30PM - 4:00PMChapin, Michael AMSE Library D1
AS.131.848 (03)Dissertation ResearchMcCarter, P Kyle, Jr. 
AS.133.630 (01)Old EgyptianM 10:00AM - 12:00PMBryan, Betsy MorrellGilman 130G
AS.132.710 (01)Advanced SumerianT 10:00AM - 12:00PMGlenn, AnnaGilman 130G
AS.133.600 (01)Introduction to Middle EgyptianMW 12:00PM - 1:15PMJasnow, RichardMSE Library D1
AS.133.706 (01)Egyptian Funerary Arts in the Archaeological MuseumTh 2:00PM - 4:30PMBalachandran, Sanchita, Bryan, Betsy MorrellGilman 150A
AS.134.604 (01)The Book Of JobW 3:00PM - 5:00PMLewis, TheodoreGilman 130G
AS.131.848 (02)Dissertation ResearchSchwartz, Glenn M 
AS.131.848 (05)Dissertation ResearchLauinger, Jacob 
AS.134.660 (01)History of Ancient Syria/PalestineF 2:00PM - 4:30PMLauinger, JacobGilman 130G
AS.132.800 (01)Mesopotamian SeminarFeldman, Marian, Lauinger, Jacob, Schwartz, Glenn M 
AS.131.848 (07)Dissertation ResearchJasnow, Richard 
AS.133.750 (01)Seminar in Egyptian Art and ArchaeologyM 1:30PM - 4:00PMBryan, Betsy MorrellGilman 130G
AS.131.848 (08)Dissertation ResearchHarrower, Michael James 
AS.133.610 (01)Middle Egyptian TextsTh 9:00AM - 12:00PMBryan, Betsy Morrell, Jasnow, RichardGilman 130G
AS.132.608 (01)Akkadian LettersF 12:00PM - 2:00PMMedill, Kathryn AnneGilman 130G