HISTORY 497 - History Colloquium
Fall 2021, Section 003 - From Ghetto to Suburb
Instruction Mode: Section 003 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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Details

Credits:
4
Advisory Prerequisites:
HISTORY 202.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s).
Undergrad and Grad
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Description

What do Venice, New York, and Chicago have in common? All were described as possessing ghettos where Jews lived. And what do Berlin, Detroit, Los Angeles, and Miami have in common? All were considered new cities for Jews, places where Jews left the ghetto behind. This course looks at these European and American cities to examine how the ghetto got its name and its reputation as a quintessentially Jewish urban space and then how the ghetto lost its Jewish associations as Jews moved to new cities and new neighborhoods. Given these changes, how should we understand Nazi ghettos and African American ghettos? Some of these cities and neighborhoods possessed low-density suburban attributes; others retained high density but nonetheless seemed a different, distant world from the old, foreign, oppressive ghetto. This transregional excursion into Jewish urban experiences will illuminate how they shaped contemporary understandings of what makes a city.

Schedule

HISTORY 497 - History Colloquium
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
22852
Closed
0
 
1
M 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: All sections of HISTORY 497 are reserved for Juniors and Seniors and is enrolled by override only. Seat availability is shown, but interested students may contact Sheila at sheilaw@umich.edu for seat availability.
002 (SEM)
 In Person
27276
Open
1
1LSA Jr>
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W 3:00PM - 6:00PM
003 (SEM)
 In Person
32584
Open
3
 
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MW 5:30PM - 7:00PM

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