JUDAIC 417 - Topics in Judaic Studies
Section: 001 Cultural History of Russian Jews through Literature and the Arts
Term: WN 2008
Subject: Judaic Studies (JUDAIC)
Department: LSA Judaic Studies
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
May be elected three times for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
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The course spans over two hundred years of Jewish cultural activity in Russia. At the theoretical level, the course will address such issues as multilingualism, minority culture in an imperial context, relationships between culture and ethnicity and culture and religion. At the practical level, we will discuss a wide variety of works of literature, criticism, essays, visual arts and cinema. Structurally the course consists of four section: a historical introduction, two case studies of the cities of St. Petersburg and Odessa as major centers of Jewish cultural production in the Russian Empire, and an overview of the Soviet period.

JUDAIC 417 - Topics in Judaic Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Meets with Slavic 270.001
003 (REC)
Th 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: This class ties in with our Frankel Institute Visiting Fellow Colloquia series.
004 (REC)
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Meets with Spanish 451.001.
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