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Summer Hebrew Ulpan, 2008

Centre for Modern Hebrew Studies


Summer Hebrew Ulpan for University Students
Sunday 29th June - Friday 11th July, 2008

Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Programme


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Sunday 29th June

4pm Registration at the Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies Common Room.
(Doors are locked on Sundays so students should wait by the main entrance where they will be met.)
5pm Opening session: Orientation and coffee
Evening Free

Monday 30th June

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break (Common Room)
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.30pm Classes/Language Lab Sessions
2.30pm - 4.30pm A short talk about the revival of the Hebrew language, followed by the film The Wordmaker, on the life of E. Ben-Yedhuda
(Room L1)
Evening Free

Tuesday 1st July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.45pm Classes/Language Lab Sessions
2.45pm Israeli film - The Band's Visit, Israel 2006 (Room L1)
Evening Free

Wednesday 2nd July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.30pm Classes/Language Lab Sessions
2.30pm - 4pm Afternoon Free
4pm Lecture - Prof. Robert Gordon (Regius Professor of Hebrew, University of Cambridge) will talk on "Sixty Years of the Dead Sea Scrolls" (Room 7)
Evening Free

Thursday 3rd July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch break
1.30pm - 2.00pm Walking to Trinity College
2pm - 2.30pm Visit to Wren Library
2.30pm - 4pm College Sightseeing
4pm Israeli film - Campfire, Israel 2003 (Room L1)
Evening Free

Friday 4th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.30pm Classes/Language Lab Sessions
2.30pm - 4pm Lecture - Prof. Stefan Reif (former Director of the Taylor-Schechter Collection of Genizah fragments, Cambridge University Library) will talk on "The Theme of Jerusalem in Early Jewish Prayers" (Room L1) Please note change of room!
8pm Shabbat meal courtesy of Rabbi Yehuda Fishman, University Chaplaincy (details will be given later)

Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th July

Weekend Free

Monday 7th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.30pm Classes/Language Lab Sessions
2.30pm - 4pm Afternoon Free
4pm Lecture - Daphna Sadeh-Neu, Israeli Musicologist, illustrated talk on "East and West in Israeli Contemporary Music" (Room 7)
Evening Free

Tuesday 8th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch break
1.30pm - 3pm Classes/Language Lab Sessions
3.30pm - 4.30pm Visit to the Taylor-Schechter Collection of Genizah fragments
Evening Free

Wednesday 9th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 1pm Classes
1pm - 1.45pm Lunch break
2pm - 3.00pm Presentation of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's "Summer Courses 2008" (Room 7)
Information about postgraduate courses in Cambridge
Coffee will be available during the afternoon (Common Room)
3pm Israeli film - Walk on Water, Israel 2003 (Room L1)
Evening Free

Thursday 10th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.45pm Classes/Language Lab Sessions
3pm Lecture - Mr Robin Hamilton-Taylor (Public Affairs, Embassy of Israel) will talk on "Israel at 60" (Room 7)
Evening Free

Friday 11th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.30pm Classes/Language Lab Sessions
2.30pm - 3.30pm Concluding session and coffee (Common Room)