JUDAIC 417 - Topics in Judaic Studies
Section: 002 Race and Sexuality in Israel/Palestine
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Judaic Studies (JUDAIC)
Department: LSA Judaic Studies
Waitlist Capacity:
May be elected three times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
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This course will explore how the concepts of race, racism and sexuality are understood and constructed within Israeli society. Students will learn and engage with basic terminologies and frameworks used to explore concepts of masculinity, femininity, gender identities, cinematic representations of racial constructs, and feminism as applied in Israeli society.

Some questions explored include: In what ways does gender intersect with race, ethnicity and sexuality? How do Western understandings of race play into the development of divisive movements such as the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions (BDS) movement? What is the role of race and racism in Israeli LGBT and Queer Jewish movements? 

JUDAIC 417 - Topics in Judaic Studies
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001 (SEM)
W 1:00PM - 4:00PM
002 (SEM)
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
004 (SEM)
W 2:00PM - 5:00PM
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