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Summer Hebrew Ulpan, 2011

Centre for Modern Hebrew Studies


Summer Hebrew Ulpan for University Students
Sunday 26th June - Friday 8th July, 2011

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

Provisional Programme


Sunday 26th 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 27th June

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break (Common Room)
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch break
1.30pm Dr Marta Marzanska-Mishani, Kennedy Leigh Lecturer in Modern Hebrew, University of Cambridge, will talk on "The revival of the Hebrew language" (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Tuesday 28th June

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Documentary film "Dreamers & Builders" (Room L1)
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch break
1.30pm - 2.30-pm Classes and language enrichment
2.30pm Mr Daniel Bakol, Public Relations, Israeli Embassy, will talk on "The History of the State of Israel: 1948 to the present day" (Room L1)
Afternon & Evening Free

Wednesday 29th June

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 - 3pm Visit to Wren Library (at Trinity College)
Afternon & Evening Free

Thursday 30th June

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.15pm Classes and language enrichment
2.30pm Prof. Robert Gordon, Regius Professor of Hebrew, University of Cambridge, will talk on "What did the King James bible translators know about Hebrew?" (Room L1)
Afternon & Evening Free

Friday 1st July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.15pm Classes and language enrichment
2.30pm Israeli film - My Father, My Lord (Israel, 2007, 73mins) (Room L1)
8.30pm Shabbat meal at The Rohr Chabad House
(37A Castle Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AH)

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd July

Weekend Free. 












Monday 4th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.30pm Prof. Stefan Reif, Former Director of the Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit, Cambridge University Library, will talk on on "Charles Taylor: Master of a Cambridge College and Enthusiast for Hebrew Studies" (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Tuesday 5th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch break
1.30pm - 3pm Classes and language enrichment
3.30pm - 4.30pm Visit to the Taylor-Schechter Collection of Genizah fragments
(at the University Library)
Evening Free

Wednesday 6th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.30pm Israeli film - Live and Become (Israel/France, 2005, 140mins) (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free
















Thursday 7th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.15pm Classes and language enrichment through Hebrew Children's Songs (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Friday 8th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.15pm Language Enrichment
2.30pm - 3.30pm Concluding session and coffee (Common Room)