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Programme

Centre for Modern Hebrew Studies


Summer Hebrew Ulpan for University Students
Sunday, 28th June - Friday 10th July, 2015

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

Programme


Sunday 28th 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 29th 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 film: TBD (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Tuesday 30th June

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 Dr Aaron Hornkohl, University Language Teaching Officer in Hebrew, University of Cambridge. "Little-known Highlights in the History of Hebrew" (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Wednesday 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 Meet at the Faculty and walk to the Wren Library at Trinity College
2.15pm Visit to Wren Library, Trinity College

Thursday 2nd July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break (graduate common room)
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.15pm Classes and language enrichment
2.30pm Dr Tali Artman-Partock Israel Institute Fellow in Israeli Studies, University of Cambridge. "Drag Queen David:Modern hebrew's Masquerade — the Modern Re-use of an Ancient Tongue" (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Friday 3rd July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break (graduate common room)
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.15pm Classes and language enrichment
2.30pm Israeli film: TBD (Room L1)
8pm Shabbat meal at The Rohr Chabad House
(37A Castle Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AH) or alternative venue

Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th July

Weekend Free. 

Monday 6th 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 Michael Rand, University Lecturer in Hebrew and Aramaic, University of Cambridge. "A Glance at Medieval Hebrew Poetry" (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Tuesday 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
3.30pm - 4.30pm Visit to the Taylor-Schechter Collection of Genizah fragments 
(at the University Library)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Wednesday 8th 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 Prof. Geoffrey KhanRegius Professor of Hebrew, University of Cambridge. "The History of Hebrew and the Masoretic Tradition of Biblical Hebrew" (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Thursday 9th 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 Israeli Film: TBD (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Friday 10th 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)