SLAVIC 290 - Studies in Eastern European Cultures
Winter 2018, Section 002 - Jewish Prague
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is (see other Sections below)
Subject: Slavic Languages and Literatures (SLAVIC)
Department: LSA Slavic Languages & Literatures

Details

Credits:
1
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
Minicourse
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Class Misc Info:
Meets 01/03/18 - 02/20/18. (Drop/Add deadline=01/16/18.).
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Description

The mini-course focuses on the secular culture of Bohemian (Czech) Jews in modern times. We will begin with issues of nineteenth-century emancipation and anti-Semitism to proceed to the milestones of Prague Jewish culture in the twentieth century, including the world-renowned Prague Jewish author Franz Kafka. Special emphasis will be placed on historical events that impacted Czech (and Prague) Jewish community in the twentieth century—the Holocaust and Communism. We will read the Holocaust author Jiri Weil and watch films about the Nazi-established ghetto Theresienstadt. Texts will be read in English translation, lectures will be combined with discussion.

Schedule

SLAVIC 290 - Studies in Eastern European Cultures
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
20668
Open
11
 
-
Tu 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Meet 1st 7 wks: 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21.
002 (LEC)
 In Person
36160
Closed
0
 
-
W 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Note: Meet 1st 7 wks: 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21.
003 (LEC)
 In Person
23886
Open
13
 
-
Tu 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Meet 2nd 7 wks: 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17.
004 (LEC)
 In Person
33298
Open
13
 
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Tu 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: Meet 2nd 7 wks: 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17.
005 (LEC)
 In Person
28032
Open
8
 
-
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
006 (LEC)
 In Person
37262
Open
5
 
-
Tu 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: This class meets 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10
007 (LEC)
 In Person
37263
Open
6
 
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M 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Note: This class meets 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16

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