COMM 306 - Survey of Media Topics in the Humanities
Fall 2021, Section 001 - Representing American Jewishness
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Communication and Media (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication and Media
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
RE, HU
Advisory Prerequisites:
COMM 101, a previous humanities course, or sophomore standing.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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Description

Judaism--as religion, race, ethnicity, and culture--is a fascinating area of study for communication scholars. Jewish Americans have long experienced many forms of in-betweenness (insider/outsider, "model minority"/marginalized, White/racialized "Other," etc.). In this course, students will gain first-hand knowledge of how American Jewish identity is conceived and represented, ranging from stand-up comedy to films about the Holocaust, from documentaries about Jewish tattooing to ethnographies about kosher butchers in small-town Iowa, and from Jewish hip hop artists to vampires. Students will come away with a better knowledge of what it means to "be" Jewish in the US and how that is represented, and how understanding Jewish identity lends to better understanding other identity issues.

Schedule

COMM 306 - Survey of Media Topics in the Humanities
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001 (LEC)
 In Person
27358
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
27359
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Tu 6:00PM - 7:00PM
003 (DIS)
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27360
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Tu 5:00PM - 6:00PM
004 (DIS)
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27361
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
005 (SEM)
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27362
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
006 (LEC)
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27363
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
007 (DIS)
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27364
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Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
008 (DIS)
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27365
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
009 (DIS)
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27366
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F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
010 (LEC)
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27368
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
011 (DIS)
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27369
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Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
012 (DIS)
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27370
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Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
013 (DIS)
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27674
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM

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