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 program, and a option to view additional course information in a pop-up window.

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
  • Days/Times: W 10:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Instructor: Schwartz, Glenn M
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 18/20

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (07)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Jasnow, Richard
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

Seminar in Near Eastern Art: Mesopotamian Art and Visuality
AS.010.611 (01)

This seminar will consider the arts of Mesopotamia through the conceptual lens of visuality. Visuality is understood as the social and cultural constructs of seeing and other visual practices. The seminars will serve both as an overview of Mesopotamian arts from the early periods to the first millennium BCE and as a series of investigations into the contexts, values, and effects of visual practices in Mesopotamian culture. Some themes that may be covered include: space/perspective, historical narratives/narrativity, performativity, materiality and representation.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: W 1:45PM - 3:45PM
  • Instructor: Feldman, Marian
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/12

Seminar Near Eastern History: Egypt
AS.131.600 (01)

Seminar in Near Eastern History: Mesopotamia

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: T 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Instructor: Bryan, Betsy Morrell
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/20

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: McCarter, P Kyle, Jr.
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (02)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Lewis, Theodore
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (03)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Lauinger, Jacob
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (04)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Schwartz, Glenn M
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (06)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Delnero, Paul
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (08)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Harrower, Michael James
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (05)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Bryan, Betsy Morrell
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (07)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Jasnow, Richard
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

Intro To Coptic
AS.133.648 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: MW 9:00AM - 10:15AM
  • Instructor: Zhang, Lingxin
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/12

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (08)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Harrower, Michael James
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (02)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Schwartz, Glenn M
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (09)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Feldman, Marian
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

Readings & Research
AS.131.800 (10)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Mandell, Alice H
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Bryan, Betsy Morrell
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/10

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
  • Days/Times: Th 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Instructor: Bryan, Betsy Morrell
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/12

Seminar in Hebrew: Book of Jeremiah I
AS.134.650 (01)

Translation and analysis of selected texts in Biblical Hebrew giving attention to advanced features of grammar and syntax. Topic: "Book of Jeremiah I".

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Crabtree, Noah Whitney David
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/10

Ugaritic I
AS.134.720 (01)

A year-long course studying Ugaritic language and literature. The first semester will focus on grammar and translating a representative selection of mythological texts. The second semester will concentrate on ritual texts. The course will also be epigraphic in nature using both conventional and digital techniques.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: T 3:00PM - 5:00PM
  • Instructor: Lewis, Theodore
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/10

Old Egyptian
AS.133.630 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: Th 2:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Instructor: Bryan, Betsy Morrell
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 13/15

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (04)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Delnero, Paul
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (03)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: McCarter, P Kyle, Jr.
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

Advanced Sumerian
AS.132.710 (01)

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

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: M 10:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Instructor: Delnero, Paul
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/10

Seminar in Egyptian Art and Archaeology: The Amarna Period
AS.133.750 (01)

This course will look at the period from the end of the reign of Amenhotep III through that of Horemheb, ca. 1350 to 1300 B.C. Social, religious, and political aspects of the period will be the focus with an emphasis on understanding how radical changes to societal structure, the economy, and foreign policy may have been and what the evidence for this is.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: M 2:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Instructor: Bryan, Betsy Morrell
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/5

Mesopotamian Seminar
AS.132.800 (01)

Research and discussion on topics of current interest.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Delnero, Paul, Feldman, Marian, Lauinger, Jacob, Schwartz, Glenn M
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 16/20

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (06)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Lewis, Theodore
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/10

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (05)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Lauinger, Jacob
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

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
  • Days/Times: TTh 9:00AM - 10:15AM
  • Instructor: Zhang, Lingxin
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/5

Advanced Akkadian
AS.132.612 (01)

Students read texts in the original Akkadian cuneiform with attention to their philological, archaeological, historical, and literary features. The seminar topic varies from semester to semester but usually consists either of texts of various genres from a single period (e.g., Neo-Assyrian) or texts of various period from a signle genre (e.g., letters).

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: F 2:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Instructor: Lauinger, Jacob
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/15

Dissertation Research
AS.131.848 (09)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Mandell, Alice H
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/10

Course # (Section) Title Day/Times Instructor Room Info
AS.131.634 (01)Seminar: Near Eastern ArchaeologyW 10:00AM - 12:00PMSchwartz, Glenn M 
AS.131.800 (07)Readings & ResearchJasnow, Richard 
AS.010.611 (01)Seminar in Near Eastern Art: Mesopotamian Art and VisualityW 1:45PM - 3:45PMFeldman, Marian 
AS.131.600 (01)Seminar Near Eastern History: EgyptT 9:00AM - 12:00PMBryan, Betsy Morrell 
AS.131.800 (01)Readings & ResearchMcCarter, P Kyle, Jr. 
AS.131.800 (02)Readings & ResearchLewis, Theodore 
AS.131.800 (03)Readings & ResearchLauinger, Jacob 
AS.131.800 (04)Readings & ResearchSchwartz, Glenn M 
AS.131.800 (06)Readings & ResearchDelnero, Paul 
AS.131.800 (08)Readings & ResearchHarrower, Michael James 
AS.131.800 (05)Readings & ResearchBryan, Betsy Morrell 
AS.131.848 (07)Dissertation ResearchJasnow, Richard 
AS.133.648 (01)Intro To CopticMW 9:00AM - 10:15AMZhang, Lingxin 
AS.131.848 (08)Dissertation ResearchHarrower, Michael James 
AS.131.848 (02)Dissertation ResearchSchwartz, Glenn M 
AS.131.800 (09)Readings & ResearchFeldman, Marian 
AS.131.800 (10)Readings & ResearchMandell, Alice H 
AS.131.848 (01)Dissertation ResearchBryan, Betsy Morrell 
AS.133.610 (01)Middle Egyptian TextsTh 9:00AM - 12:00PMBryan, Betsy Morrell 
AS.134.650 (01)Seminar in Hebrew: Book of Jeremiah ICrabtree, Noah Whitney David 
AS.134.720 (01)Ugaritic IT 3:00PM - 5:00PMLewis, Theodore 
AS.133.630 (01)Old EgyptianTh 2:00PM - 4:00PMBryan, Betsy Morrell 
AS.131.848 (04)Dissertation ResearchDelnero, Paul 
AS.131.848 (03)Dissertation ResearchMcCarter, P Kyle, Jr. 
AS.132.710 (01)Advanced SumerianM 10:00AM - 12:00PMDelnero, Paul 
AS.133.750 (01)Seminar in Egyptian Art and Archaeology: The Amarna PeriodM 2:00PM - 4:00PMBryan, Betsy Morrell 
AS.132.800 (01)Mesopotamian SeminarDelnero, Paul, Feldman, Marian, Lauinger, Jacob, Schwartz, Glenn M 
AS.131.848 (06)Dissertation ResearchLewis, Theodore 
AS.131.848 (05)Dissertation ResearchLauinger, Jacob 
AS.133.600 (01)Introduction to Middle EgyptianTTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMZhang, Lingxin 
AS.132.612 (01)Advanced AkkadianF 2:00PM - 4:00PMLauinger, Jacob 
AS.131.848 (09)Dissertation ResearchMandell, Alice H