MIDEAST 490 - Topics in Middle East Studies
Section: 003 Readings in Modern Jewish Literature: Exile and Homecoming
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Middle East Studies (MIDEAST)
Department: LSA Middle East Studies
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Exile and homecoming have been central concepts in traditional Jewish culture. Representations of the experience of migration, displacement and the homecoming in modern Jewish literature deal extensively with these issues. In this seminar, we will read and analyze literary texts of and about immigrants, emigrants, travelers and exiles from the end of the 19th century to the 21st century. We will also examine central modernist and contemporary thinkers on exile, diaspora, homecoming, displacement, and travel. All texts in the course are in English. In addition, students will work with texts in the original language in which they have good proficiency

MIDEAST 490 - Topics in Middle East Studies
Schedule Listing
002 (SEM)
P
31181
Open
6
 
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W 2:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (SEM)
P
31958
Open
9
 
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Th 1:00PM - 4:00PM
004 (SEM)
P
31959
Open
17
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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