JUDAIC 617 - Graduate Topics in Judaic Studies
Section: 001 American Jews Since 1945: Politics, Religion and Culture
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Judaic Studies (JUDAIC)
Department: LSA Judaic Studies
Waitlist Capacity:
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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After World War II and the Holocaust, American Jews emerged as the largest, most affluent, and most secure community of Jews in the world. What does “The American Century” look like from the perspective of this American minority group of five million? Focusing on politics, religion, and culture, the course will explore questions of civil rights, antiwar protests, and religious conflicts as well as the impact of feminism on the politics of identity and ethnicity. Comparative and interdisciplinary conversations from multiple perspectives will be encouraged.

Course Requirements:

Class sessions will often combine scholarship with selected primary texts, including films and photographs. Requirements include five short reviews of a secondary work, one paper of 5,000-6,000 words due at the end of the semester or a research project involving new media, and leading class discussion.

Intended Audience:

Open to advanced undergraduates as well as graduate students.

JUDAIC 617 - Graduate Topics in Judaic Studies
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001 (REC)
Th 6:00PM - 9:00PM
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