GERMAN 128 - First Year Yiddish II
Winter 2021, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: German (GERMAN)
Department: LSA Germanic Languages & Literatures
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Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in JUDAIC 432 or YIDDISH 432.
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
May not be repeated for credit.
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This class is open to total beginners, as well as students with beginner background, and focuses primarily on developing listening and reading skills. Course material is built around Yiddish folklore - Hasidic folktales and songs, jokes and sayings, as well as their transformation in modern literature and culture. You will encounter a civilization - a whole world of music, theater, journalism, modernist art and activism. You will also learn about the history and sociology of Yiddish and about the ultra-religious communities that use the language today.

Intended Audience:

This course welcomes entirely online participation.

Class Format:

Instruction/Learning Mode: This course meets synchronously online on Zoom.

Course Testing/Assessment: Testing for the course includes take-home tests as well as oral interviews with the instructor.

Platforms/Technology Used: Meetings with the instructor will be conducted through Zoom. Students should have access to a camera and microphone.


GERMAN 128 - First Year Yiddish II
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001 (REC)
M 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Tu 1:30PM - 2:30PM
W 2:00PM - 4:00PM

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