WOMENSTD 150 - Humanities Seminars on Women and Gender
Section: 002 Film, Fiction & Female in Israel
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Women's Studies (WOMENSTD)
Department: LSA Women's Studies
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This first year seminar will introduce students to the incredibly rich, diverse and complex Israeli culture and its approach to women, gender and sexuality. We will trace the codes of masculinity, femininity, and queering in the dynamic climate of contemporary Israeli Jewish and Palestinian realities, engaging with a selection of films, long features and documentaries, short stories, novels and poetry. Discussions will not only provide the opportunity to address the intersections of religion, nationalism, ethnicity, race, or class, but will also help us develop critical tools to approach their historical development and potential for future change.

Course Requirements:

In addition to weekly writing assignments, and class presentation, students will write a short midterm paper (4-5 pages) and a longer final paper (7-8).

WOMENSTD 150 - Humanities Seminars on Women and Gender
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
29066
Closed
0
 
6Enrollment Management
-
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (SEM)
P
29065
Closed
0
 
2Enrollment Management
-
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.


ISBN: 9780878202218
The spectacular difference : selected poems, Author: Zeldah, 1914-1984., Publisher: Hebrew Union College Press 2004
Required
ISBN: 9781623710453
Touch, Author: Shibli?, ?Adani?yah., Publisher: Interlink Publishing 2013
Required
ISBN: 9781878818546
Wild light : selected poems of Yona Wallach, Author: Wallach, Yona., Publisher: Sheep Meadow Press 1997
Required
Syllabi are available to current LSA students. IMPORTANT: These syllabi are provided to give students a general idea about the courses, as offered by LSA departments and programs in prior academic terms. The syllabi do not necessarily reflect the assignments, sequence of course materials, and/or course expectations that the faculty and departments/programs have for these same courses in the current and/or future terms.

Click the button below to view historical syllabi for WOMENSTD 150 (UM login required)

View Historical Syllabi
The CourseProfile (ART) system, supported by the U-M Provost’s 3rd Century Initiative through a grant to the Office of Academic Innovation, provides additional information about: course enrollments; academic terms and instructors; student academic profiles (school/college, majors), and previous, concurrent, and subsequent course enrollments.

CourseProfile (ART)