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Summer Hebrew Ulpan, 2014

Centre for Modern Hebrew Studies


Summer Hebrew Ulpan for University Students
Sunday, 29th June - Friday 11th July, 2014

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

Programme


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 - 1.30pm 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 1st 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 2nd 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. Robert Gordon, Regius Professor of Hebrew, University of Cambridge. "The Way of the Translator is Hard: Translating the Hebrew Bible into English" (Room L1)
Afternon & Evening Free

Thursday 3rd 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: Precious Life (Room L1)
Afternon & 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 - 2.15pm 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 5th & Sunday 6th July

Weekend Free. 

Monday 7th 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
2.30pm Prof. Geoffrey Khan, Regius Professor of Hebrew, University of Cambridge. "The history of Hebrew vowel signs" (Room L1)
Afternoon & 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 - 2.30pm Classes and language enrichment
3.30pm - 4.30pm Visit to the Taylor-Schechter Collection of Genizah fragments 
(at the University Library)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Wednesday 9th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.30pm - 2.30pm Language enrichment through Israeli Children's Songs (Room L1)
2.40pm Israeli film: Degania - the Last Battle (documentary) (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Thursday 10th 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
2.30pm Dr Aaron Hornkhol, Research Associate in Hebrew & Aramaic, "Highlights in the History of the Hebrew Language" (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Friday 11th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1pm Lunch break
1pm - 1.30pm Concluding session and coffee (Common Room)