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Last approved: Thu, 09 Feb 2017 09:01:47 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
History (HIST)
HIST
6485
Contemporary Jewish Life
Contemporary Jewish Life
Spring 2017
3
Course Type
Seminar
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade
graduate students
No
Yes
AMST 6190 - Topics in American Studies
JSTD 6001 - Topics in Judaic Studies
None
Corequisites

15

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Term(s) Offered

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The changing nature of Jewish life, domestically and transnationally, from the 1950s through the present; how contemporary Jews, especially those in the United States, reckon with rupture, dissent, and freedom.
By taking this course, students will be able to:

*Enhance and sharpen their understanding of the history and ethnography of the contemporary Jewish community

*Critically evaluate a range of materials (film, literature, music, websites)

*Hone their research skills and methods

*Develop strategies for public programming and experiential educational opportunities
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This course has been offered as a special topics course for over 3 years. We have decided to give it it's own bulletin listed number.
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Key: 10632