JUDAIC 318 - Humanities Topics in Judaism
Fall 2022, Section 001 - Jews and Arabs in the Holy Land
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Judaic Studies (JUDAIC)
Department: LSA Judaic Studies
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course examines Arab-Jewish relations from the late nineteenth century to present in a contested land--a land known as Israel to some and as Palestine to others. It traces the development of this century-old relationship and how it has been shaped by issues such as subjectivity (who are we), perception (how are we seen), power and powerlessness, immigration, and violent conflict. Our discussions illuminate the political, cultural, and religious background against which Arab-Jewish relations have developed and transformed. We cultivate a critical appreciation for the historical complexities of the dynamic relations between both parties by examining the different narratives provided by Jews/Israelis and Arabs/Palestinians. Throughout the course, we scrutinize historical sources that describe both conflict and peaceful coexistence in the “Holy Land” and the Middle East. Course requirements include weekly comments on the readings, two longer papers, and a final exam.
 

Schedule

JUDAIC 318 - Humanities Topics in Judaism
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 In Person
33505
Closed
0
 
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (REC)
 In Person
35234
Open
15
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Jewish and Christian Women in the Ancient Mediterranean World
003 (REC)
 In Person
29779
Closed
0
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
004 (LEC)
 In Person
30050
Closed
0
 
8
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
005 (DIS)
 In Person
30051
Closed
0
 
7
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
006 (DIS)
 In Person
30052
Closed
0
 
1
F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
007 (DIS)
 In Person
30669
Closed
0
 
2
F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
008 (REC)
 In Person
33916
Open
10
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
009 (REC)
 In Person
33918
Open
17
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
010 (REC)
 In Person
37284
Open
12
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: This course will be taught primarily in French so students should have at least a conversational level of French. Students taking this course for Judaic Studies credit will, however, be allowed to do all their readings, class participation, and assignments in English, if they so choose. However, students will need to know some French to fully take part in discussions. Registration for Judaic 318.010 will require instructor permission.

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