Spring 2013 - Graduate Course Description
Intructor:
Roemer, Nils
Discipline and Number
HUHI 6337 Section: 001
Day:
R Time: 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Course Title:
Moving Pictures in Jewish Culture and Thought

DESCRIPTION OF COURSE:

This course examines the role of Jews in the movie industry. We will watch and discuss movies from the silent era to contemporary Hollywood production to engage some of the main themes in 20th century modern Jewish history. We will in particular pay attention to movies that document and discuss interwar Jewish cultures, the Holocaust, Zionism, Israel, and the place of Judaism in American culture.

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COURSE REQUIREMENTS/EVALUATION CRITERIA:

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