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Summer Hebrew Ulpan, 2012

Centre for Modern Hebrew Studies


Summer Hebrew Ulpan for University Students
Sunday 1st July - Friday 13th July, 2012

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

Programme


Sunday 1st July

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 2nd July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break (Common Room)
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch break
1.30pm - 2.30pm Classes and language enrichment
2.40pm Israeli documentary film: A Hebrew Lesson (Ha'ulpan) (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

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

Wednesday 4th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch break
1.30pm - 2.30pm Classes and language enrichment
2.40pm

Prof. Efraim Lev, Haifa University, will talk on "Views, sights and nature in Israel" (Room L1)

Afternon & Evening Free

Thursday 5th 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 documentary film: Degania — the First Kibbutz Fights its Last Battle (Room L1)
Afternon & Evening Free

Friday 6th 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 documentary film: The Rabbi's Daughter and the Midwife (Room L1)
8pm Shabbat meal at The Rohr Chabad House
(37A Castle Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AH)

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th July

Weekend Free. 












Monday 9th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.30pm Prof. Robert Gordon, Regius Professor of Hebrew, University of Cambridge, will talk on "What did the King James translators know about Hebrew?" (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Tuesday 10th 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 11th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.30pm Israeli film: The Syrian Bride (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free



















Thursday 12th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch break
1.30pm Prof. Stefan Reif, Former Director of the Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit, Cambridge University Library, will talk on "Who discovered the Genizah treasures and why" (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Friday 13th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1pm Lunch break
1pm - 2pm Classes and language enrichment through Hebrew Children's Songs (Room L1)
2pm - 2.30pm Concluding session and coffee (Common Room)