Fall 2006 not offered
|Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies|
|Course Cluster: Jewish and Israel Studies|
The study and analysis of the historical background and evolution of the Holocaust and then of the structure of the event itself. Philosophical issues considered include the concept of genocide, specific ethical decisions confronted by victims and bystanders as well as perpetrators, and historiographic questions on "explaining" the Holocaust. The uses and abuses of literary representations of the Holocaust are also considered.
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|Course Format: Lecture/Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Marrus, THE HOLOCAUST IN HISTORY
Lang, ART AND IDEA IN THE NAZI GERMANY
Browning, ORDINARY MEN
Arendt, EICHMANN IN JERUSALEM
Borowski, THIS WAY FOR THE GAS...
Levi, SURVIVAL IN AUSCHWITZ
|Examination and Assignments: |
Journal, two papers, final.