HISTORY 386 - The Holocaust
Fall 2020, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS, RE
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

The Holocaust — the persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945 — was one of the most horrific events in the history of the world. The atrocities committed in the heart of the twentieth-century threw into question the very notion of human progress, and continue to haunt humanity to this day. We have all seen images and films about the Holocaust, or have read literature and diaries from the time, but mostly we shy away from confronting the bigger questions that the Holocaust forces us to ask about ourselves and our history. This course will better equip students with the skills and knowledge they need to interpret representations of the Holocaust by grounding students with the factual basis on which these representations are made. Students will learn to interpret some of the most important historical facts about the Holocaust, to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of contending explanations regarding the causes and effects of the Holocaust, and to contextualize the Holocaust.

Course Requirements:

Students will be evaluated on the basis of quizzes, writing assignments, and exams.

Intended Audience:

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Class Format:

The course will be structured as a lecture with discussions.

Schedule

HISTORY 386 - The Holocaust
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 Online
23186
Open
34
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Lectures are remote with a mixture of synchronous and asynchronous instruction. All sections will be remote with synchronous instruction. Enrolled students are expected to be available remotely during scheduled class times.
002 (DIS)
 Online
23187
Open
2
 
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Tu 12:00PM - 1:00PM
003 (DIS)
 Online
23188
Open
1
 
-
Tu 12:00PM - 1:00PM
004 (DIS)
 Online
23189
Open
8
 
-
W 9:00AM - 10:00AM
005 (DIS)
 Online
23190
Open
10
 
-
W 10:00AM - 11:00AM
006 (DIS)
 Online
25223
Open
1
 
-
W 10:00AM - 11:00AM
007 (DIS)
 Online
25642
Closed
0
 
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W 11:00AM - 12:00PM
008 (DIS)
 Online
25643
Open
1
 
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W 12:00PM - 1:00PM
009 (DIS)
 Online
26278
Open
3
 
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W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
010 (DIS)
 Online
30150
Open
8
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM

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